All of our self-guided tours include luggage transfers, GPS guidance, maps, written instructions each day and emergency assistance.
Our 8 day classic tour, along with our 6 day, 5 day and 3 day self guided walking tours, all include support when needed. They mirror our guided tours but allow guests the freedom to linger longer and choose your own speed and stops. Follow our recommended routes through the Cotswolds, taking in all of its treasures, iconic sites, castles and palaces.
Blenheim Palace is one of England’s most historic stately homes. With an illustrious history that dates back to 1705, and home to the aristocratic Marlborough dynasty for 11 generations. Most famously it is the birthplace of the great statesman Sir Winston Churchill. A World Heritage Site, Blenheim is glorious, with its landscaped gardens, huge parkland and tranquil lakes.
The City of Dreaming Spires always engrosses visitors in the history of this breathtaking city. Much of the city is made up of university buildings of this, the oldest university in the world. Unusually, the campus is split into individual colleges, each of which has their own building around the city. It has produced 26 of Britain’s Prime Ministers through the years so you might bump into a future-leader whilst exploring!
Stratford-upon-Avon is a medieval market town in the West Midlands of England, one of the most iconic Cotswold sites, famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. The town is filled with history and tales of the bard, as well as a host of other activities. Walk along the rail-to-trail converted path, or boat along the River Avon, into the heart of this vibrant town.
Guests stay in the best 4* hotels in the region, with unbeatable settings, wonderful accommodation and stunning food. Further options are available for those who want to stay in country accommodation or a selection of hand-picked pubs.