I recently visited London with a friend and we booked a one-day tour with Premium Tours called Lunch in The Costwolds. It was by far the highlight of our vacation in England. Our guide was Denise who was very passionate about her role as her guide to The Costwolds and landmarks along the way. Everyone had simply the best time and were all so glad we took this trip out to see such a remarkable part of the English countryside. The highlight of the trip was lunch at The Swan where we were treated to fresh trout from the local trout farm! Unforgettable in every way, and I highly recommend this tour and Denise as the tour guide.
Excellent way to spend a peaceful day in the beautiful English countryside. Quaint villages, delicious lunch and lovely scenery added up to a wonderful day!!!
Amazing tour and amazing guide, Lucy!
I was picked up from a hotel near the place I stayed and guided to the departure gate. The tour and the lunch were great. The villages are wonderful and it and #39;s nice to be away from crazy London on a Sunday!
Super interesting comments of Lucy and very helpful!
My eight-year-old daughter and I were so glad we took the opportunity to leave London for a day and explore the English countryside! Both our tour guide and bus driver were knowledgable of the area and entertained us with stories about Bibury, Burford and Stow-on-the-Wold as we traveled to the different villages. We had plenty of time to explore each place shop, eat, take pictures and visit spots they recommended - ie. the Swan Hotel, trout pond, oldest pub, the door at St. Edward's church that inspired The Hobbit, etc. Well-worth the money and time!
Fabulous trip, great day out of London, great guide, beautiful villages, well worth doing.
A fantastuc day out in the beautiful cotswalds.
A great guide who was not only informative, but fun.
Would highly recommend
Such a lovely day. Lunch was beautiful and a good chance to interact with others from the tour.
AJ United States of ...
The Cotswolds are beautiful. It was a wonderful, leisurely day. The lunch provided was quite good. You will have plenty of beautiful photo opportunities. Our tour guide was lovely and provided us with a wealth of information throughout our journey.
This was just a beautiful place and the luncheon was wonderful as well as delicious. It was a beautiful day and the Cotswolds are so quaint and like a storybook. This was a delightful experience, and the bonus was that we met some great people sitting around us at our large luncheon table!
This tour met my expectations of a visit to the Cotswolds. Whilst the pick-up and getting onto the tour bus at Victoria Coach Station can be a bit of a mess and hassle gird your loins when you get there during high tourist season ..., it went smoothly once we got out of the station. Our guide was super-informative, including information about London, idiom history, and legends along the drive to the Cotswolds about 2 hours from London. She told us when to look out for photo opportunities, and before each town four total, she told us where to go and what to see there. I learned a good deal of literary and local history from visiting the churches and pubs along the way. There is plenty of local shopping spots as well, if that's your thing. Take time to explore the towns about an hour to 1 1/2 hours in each town, visit the churches, pubs, and natural sites, and take a nice walk. I had plenty of time in each town and enjoyed my day out. Convenient pick-up at a nearby hotel and drop-off at Marble Arch, Edgwater Tube, or Victoria Station. Great day in the countryside!
Great overview of the Cotwolds, just enough time in each place. Great guide and driver! Lovely, clean coaches. It was definitely a highlight of our week in London.
Our guide, Ken, was wonderful as was Dave, our driver. Both were kind, caring and very positive people. I would take any tour with them as our hosts.
This tour was absolutely fantastic. Our tour guide was excellent and looked after us all very well. We had a full bus of people and managed to do everything she asked of us so made it pleasant for everyone. The Cotswold villages are breathtaking - so pretty and quaint.
Daria United States of ...
What a fun and informative day it was touring the fairy tale-like Cotswold villages. Our tour guide, Julie, did a fantastic job. We recommend the tour highly!
Great day! Nice escape from the city. We enjoyed the drive to the area and the free time in each village. Lunch was delicious. Beautiful!
This tour was fantastic! All of the little towns we stopped in were beautiful and we took many pictures. The details given by our guide Lucy on the trip were very informative and we loved hearing about the towns and details of the area while driving. Seeing the bright yellow fields of rapeseed while driving was amazing! Lunch was delicious and the service was very good.
EXCELLENT! Highly engaging tour guide and he gives a clear picture of the entire day's plan!
The tour was well-designed and well executed and both our guide and driver did an excellent job. The four villages we visited were what we'd hoped and we had enough time to explore, but without excessive time in any one place. It was a good day.
Natalia was a great guide. The beautiful country side mixed with quaint villages and very nice lunch made the trip a pleasure.
Cindy Chin Singapore
David who is the guide for the tour was very knowledgeable and filled us in with a lot of historical facts which really enhanced the tour experience. From the history of London to the current political events and even some of the juicy gossips going on right now, David really made this tour very enjoyable. Lunch at The Swan Hotel was excellent and the itinerary for the whole tour was well planned with visits to 2 market towns and 2 villages. We had just enough time to explore each place on our own while David also pointed out the main points of interests to us before we start wandering off. We had a perfect weather and every corner you turn, you are bound to get a postcard-worthy photo of the wonderful cottages. Cotswolds is an extremely beautiful area and I would highly recommend everyone to consider taking a day out from the busy London to visit Cotswolds. This tour is the perfect way to see several villages in Cotswolds, I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the tour and would love to be back again.
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