We have selected these sites as they complement each other and are geographically suited creating a balanced tour. You can either just visit the Cotswolds or go on a Cotswolds Plus tour where you visit the Cotswolds plus one other site.
Sites that combine well with The Cotswolds
Visiting this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a relaxing, scenic and charming tour. It can include a combination of traditional villages, larger market towns or even a small 5000-year-old stone circle. Drive through lovely English countryside and enjoy the thatched roof houses, made of honey coloured Cotswold stone and the traditional pub.
A Cotswolds only tour costs £780 taking 10 hours.
This is the private residence of the Duke of Marlborough; this magnificent palace was built in the 1700s as a celebration of the military success of John Churchill. As the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill it has an exhibition about him. With beautiful gardens landscaped by Lancelot "Capability" Brown Blenheim Palace is the only non-royal Palace in the country.
A Cotswolds and Blenheim tour costs £720 taking 9 hours.
This is a charming country town to visit. It is best known as the birthplace of William Shakespeare who was educated at the local grammar school and buried in the local Church. Explore the family home where he was born, his classroom at school and, if time permits, his grave. You may also visit the Tudor farm where he courted his wife, Anne Hathaway.
A Cotswolds and Stratford tour costs £800 taking 10 hours.
Famous for its ancient university which dates back to the 1200s, the Colleges of Oxford University shape the bustling city of Oxford. Visit at least one College to find out about student life, and as we walk amongst the honey coloured buildings you will learn about our education system. For Harry Potter fans there are sites to visit and recognise from the films.
A Cotswolds and Oxford tour costs £755 taking 9 hours.