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Whether English Weather is Wet How wet will you get in an English Summer. Now I’ve lived in England all my life, and we’re used to a good bit of rain! England truly is a green and pleasant land, and we couldn’t get there without our beloved drizzle and the occasional downpour. Cycling the Cotswolds...
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Stratford Upon Avon tour
VISITING STRATFORD’S TUDOR BUILDINGS As part of our 6-day Cotswolds self-guided cycle tour, you can take in the sights of Stratford-upon-Avon, visiting some of the historic houses of Shakespeare and his family – from his Birthplace to his burial place and Anne Hathaway’s House. We can even take in a matinee or evening performance by the Royal...
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Bath Day Trip | The ruler-straight road to Bath. Our Bath day trip includes a cycle along the Roman Fosse Way, biking all the way into Bath before a spot of lunch, a guide to the Roman baths, and a walking tour of Bath itself. The Romans are notorious for building roads befitting their armies....
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Origins of the British Social Season The English ‘Season’ occurs during the spring and summer months, originating in the 17th century and springing from the Royal Court’s summer residence in London. A series of balls, receptions and sporting events, with the highlight being when the daughters of the aristocracy could be presented to the Court....
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Celebrating National Walking Month This May This month our whole nation has been getting outdoors and walking. If you are looking to be inspired, then the rolling Cotswold hills are the perfect walking destination. Our rich limestone escarpment is a patchwork quilt of lush green fields, sewn with pale dry stone walls, dotted with dense...
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British Quirks and Traditions Britain is know for its bizarre traditions and its odd village events with roots in village gatherings centuries ago. The Cotswolds is no exception, in fact we think it excels in the odd, the strange and the charming! We thought we’d give you an introduction to a couple of our favorite...
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Punting family Trip Oxford
Vacations made easy with Active England Tours  Holiday planning can be a logistical nightmare, especially planning an active vacation with an element of sport. From sourcing the right equipment and finding quality hotels, to choosing good cycling or walking routes, our bespoke Active England Tours make planning easy! Pick your activity: cycling and walking are...
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Celebrating National Walking Month This May This month our whole nation has been getting outdoors and walking. If you are looking to be inspired, then the rolling Cotswold hills are the perfect walking destination. Our rich limestone escarpment is a patchwork quilt of lush green fields, sewn with pale dry stone walls, dotted with dense...
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  If you are looking for great views, stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, historic landscapes and buildings, and some walking and cycling routes linking them together, look no further. Active England has put together a list of our top 5 Cotswolds destinations with views, all of which are included in our bespoke Cotswolds biking and walking tours....
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  If you are looking for great views, stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, historic landscapes and buildings, and some walking and cycling routes linking them together, look no further. Active England has put together a list of our top 5 Cotswolds destinations with views, all of which are included in our bespoke Cotswolds biking and walking tours....
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