Visit the beautiful Cotswolds, Bath and Oxford on this 2-day small-group tour from London. In two days, discover the handsome Georgian city of Bath, see the ancient stone circles of Avebury, drink in the quaint villages of the idyllic Cotswolds, and visit the medieval university city of Oxford, famous for its golden-stone architecture. An overnight stay in a 3-star hotel or bed and breakfast in the Cotswolds town of Cirencester, and round-trip travel by luxury Mercedes minivan are included. Numbers are limited to 16 people, ensuring an intimate, small-group experience.
- 2-day tour from London to the Cotswolds, Bath and Oxford
- Be fascinated by the history of the region's villages
- See the little sister of Stonehenge and the small, beautiful village of Lacock
- Visit the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
- Explore England's famous university town, Oxford
- Small-group tour ensures personalized attention from your English-speaking guide
- One night accommodation in a 3-star B&B or 3-star hotel (your choice)
- Breakfast included
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
A 2-day tour allows time for an overnight stay in Cirencester, and a visit to the stone circles of Avebury.
Fall in love with some of southern England’s prettiest countryside and elegant cities on this 2-day tour. Leaving London’s crowds behind, venture into the scenic county of Wiltshire to see the Avebury Ring stone circles and old-world village of Lacock. Then, visit the glorious spa city of Bath before staying overnight in the Cotswolds, visiting Bampton (aka Downton village in Downton Abbey), and then finishing with a visit the historical university town of Oxford, famous for its 'dreaming spires.'
Your tour includes a night’s stay in 3-star accommodation in Cirencester, breakfast on Day 2, and round-trip transport in a comfortable, air-conditioned Mercedes minivan.
Day 1: London - Avebury - Lacock - Bath - Cotswolds
Your first destination is Wiltshire, a rural county of small villages and scenic landscapes, perfect for a relaxing day in the country. Visit the three stone circles of Avebury, the lesser-known sister of Stonehenge. Stop by the Marlborough White Horse, which is a hill figure, cut in the ground in 1804 by school pupils and the Abbey house, which was once home to the Talbot family. Then head to the village of Lacock, the setting for many TV and film productions, including Pride and Prejudice and the Harry Potter films.
Your guide will then take you to the city of Bath, famous for its Georgian architecture, where you will see the city’s renowned Roman Baths. You'll have enough free time there to explore the town and grab lunch. (at owns expense) Take a deep breath of the hot steam and feel a bit like the Romans felt 2000 years ago.
Your first day ends in Cirencester, a small market town in the heart of the Cotswolds, where you’ll stay the night in your choice of either a 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel. Your guide will recommend you some local restaurants, where you can enjoy your dinner (at own expense).
Day 2: Cotswolds - Oxford - London (B)
After breakfast (included), explore more of the Cotswolds. Visit the scenic town of Bibury’; Stow-on-the Wold, a small market town; and Bampton (Downton village)
Last but not least, make your way to Oxford and discover the charming college courtyards and winding alleys. Harry Potter fans may recognize a few places used in the films!
Head back to London with a new appreciation for the English countryside.