Taking a Tour around the Cotswolds

Let an experienced, local tour-guide help you explore the area and discover it’s hidden gems. From minibus tours to tuk-tuk rides, cycles or walking tours, enjoy the highways and byways of this beautiful area.

One of the local tour companies

Here we have provided brief information and links to a couple of the companies who do local tours. Please check with each provider before booking:

Local Motor Tour Companies

Go Cotswolds, small-group guided tours of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon, Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Campdenhttps://www.gocotswolds.co.uk/

Tours depart on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays between mid-February and mid-December. Extra tours are available on Thursdays and Saturdays between May and September.

Tom and Lisa also run a Purity Brewery and Cotswold Pub Tours on the first Saturday of each month. You can also ask about private tours too.

Cotswolds Guided Tourshttps://www.cotswoldsguidedtours.co.uk/

Lucy & Richard Lambert live in the Cotswolds and love sharing their local knowledge. They take up to 7 people at a time on minibus excursions. Included in the Cotswold tour price is; live microphone commentary, free collection / return from Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold & Chipping Campden.

Cotswold Tours, Discover Hidden Villages from Moreton, Stow, Oxford & London – https://www.cotswoldtoursandtravel.com/

Private car transport for up to 4 people, offering a range of different tour options.  Journey to quintessential villages of the north Cotswolds including Lower Slaughter, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden, Burford, Bibury, Snowshill and more.

CJP Tourshttps://www.cotswold-tours.com/

CJP Cotswold Tours was first established in 2002 and is a family-run business owned and operated by Chris and Ruth. They provide private cultural and sightseeing tours of the Cotswolds and other areas of the UK. 

Cotswold TukTuk Tourshttps://www.cotswoldtuktuktours.co.uk/tours

A choice of 2 tours for those who want to see a lot in one day. Get an insider’s view of the Cotswolds by travelling on some of the prettiest scenic routes in this unique mode of transport. All this with a flexible driver to guide them around the must-do experiences!

Walking Tours

Do check the https://Cotswolds.com or https://cotswoldsaonb.org.uk websites for warden led walks in local towns and area.

Cotswold Way footpath wooden signpost

Cotswold Walkshttps://www.cotswoldwalks.com/

“Operated by husband and wife team Andrew and Elizabeth Guppy. The company remains the leading walking and hiking specialist in the Cotswolds. Their knowledge of the area and its footpaths, tracks and byways is unrivalled”.

Cotswold Discovery Trailhttps://www.cotswolddiscoverytrail.com/

Order ahead a Kit: 2 Discovery Trail maps, Kids Cotswold Challenge, Local Logo Challenge, a compass, pens, pads of paper, UV light, intro letter (keep this you will need it) car stickers, badges and a 25% discount voucher for lithographic prints of the maps.

Offbeat Cotswolds – If you are interested in the slightly quirkier side of the Cotswolds, get in touch with Sean who runs https://offbeatcotswolds.com. He does walks around Cheltenham, Broadway and other locations, plus bespoke tours of the Cotswolds. 

Cycle Tours

Cycle the Cotswoldshttps://www.cyclethecotswolds.com/cotswolds-cycling-tours/

Covering the best villages and countryside in the north Cotswolds and using quiet country lanes wherever possible. Anyone is welcome to join, making them perfect for lone travellers, couples or small groups. 

Cotswold Country Cycleshttp://www.cotswoldcountrycycles.com/tours/

Cotswold Country Cycle tours are varied cycling for mixed abilities. Daily cycling distances range from between 15 and 35 miles.