Whether for a group of friends, a family trip or a corporate group looking for some time out of the office, we offer private tours for those wishing to get to know the beauty of England. Our bespoke England tours are built to be flexible and itineraries can be adjusted to suit your own individual needs. We pride ourselves on creating the perfect tour to suit your group, providing an unparalleled active and cultural experience through the magnificent English Countryside.
With 20% of our tours being bespoke, our guests love our flexibility. We build tours to visit a combination the most iconic places of interest. From Devon, Cornwall, Windsor Castle, Oxford, Stratford Upon Avon and The Cotswolds, to Blenheim Palace, Bath and Stonehenge. We also run private tours throughout Dorset and into Kent!
Build your itinerary from our current tours, or begin from scratch. During your holidays we pick the best hotels in the Cotswolds region, with unbeatable settings, wonderful accommodation and stunning food. Further options are available for those who want to stay in luxury hotels or country cottage locations through a selection of hand-picked bed and breakfasts or pubs.
The tour starts at London Paddington railway station where we pick-up all guests from the clock on Platform 1. We then jump on the bus and travel the one hour to Windsor where we step inside the world of King and Queens and take in everything Windsor has to offer. Packed with regal history at every turn; home to the Queen, the site of Henry VIII’s grave and monarchs since 1066, Windsor is a “must see”. We walk through Windsor Great Park, down the Long Walk and right up to the front steps of Windsor Castle to take a look around.
In the afternoon, there is an option to travel to Stonehenge for a tour of the magnificent neolithic stone, which still remain a mystery to us! From the stones, we travel to your accommodation in the heart of the spa city of Bath.
Mileage: 6 miles
We bike along the canals and aqueducts surrounding this beautiful spa town. In the afternoon we visit the Roman Baths, with the option to explore the Georgian architecture including The Royal Crescent, the city’s connection with Jane Austen and of course to shop! We finish the day at our hotel in the centre of Bath.
Mileage: 20-30 miles
Walk from the golden-stoned market town of Stow on the Wold, through the Cotswolds countryside, fields and villages to Daylesford, the Cotswolds premier organic farm shop and cookery school, for a delicious lunch and cookery or foraging activities – you’ll be spoilt for choice! We finish the day in your hotel in Moreton in Marsh.
Mileage: 6-8 miles
In the morning we bike to the stunning Broadway Tower overlooking the northernmost extreme of the Cotswold hills, cycling on to the famous golden stoned Chipping Campden and up towards the beautiful gardens at Hidcote. Following lunch we ride over rolling hills to visit the Slaughters and Bourton on the Water, some of the best known and quaint towns the Cotswolds has to offer. The full loop returns us to our hotels in Moreton in Marsh.
Mileage: 20 -40 miles
Blenheim Palace, the World heritage site, is arguably England’s greatest Palace. Blenheim has an illustrious history, including as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, its stunning architecture and Capability Brown landscaped estate. We walk through the back gate right into the parkland and loop around towards the Palace. In the afternoon we head down the road for a walk through Oxford and dinner in this city of dreaming spires! There is the fun option of punting in the afternoon along the stunning river Thames. Guests stay in Oxford on the last night of their tour.
Mileage: 4-6 miles
Our tour finishes after breakfast as our guides help you with all of your ongoing travel arrangements! Many choose to spend an extra day or two in Oxford, and Oxford’s train station is just a short walk from our hotel.
We design our tours to maximise time in the fresh air and with the wind in your hair. Guests are free to be as active as they like. We can plan a tour to suit you and your group.
The heartbeat of our tours, our guides have outstanding local knowledge and the ability to create new and exciting activities every week.
We are rated 97% excellent on TripAdvisor; the perfect balance of active travel, heritage and relaxation.