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5 Star Trip Advisor Reviews

One of 74 5 Star Trip Advisor reviews of Best Cotswold Tours. Mark was excellent! He tailored the day to our exact desires, even though the itinerary was a bit different than he would do typically. He provided the right amount of information/history about the surrounding area while we were

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Broadway tower in the Cotswolds
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Top of the Cotswolds at Broadway Tower

At 1000 ft above sea level enjoy the view of 60 miles across the Vale of Evesham, of 13 counties from the Severn Bridge, Wales, The Wrekin in Shropshire, the Towers of Birmingham to the Spiers of Oxford. Broadway tower is the highest Castle in the Cotswolds. Built in 1798

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Visit the Cotswolds in Winter

Can I visit the Cotswolds in Winter? . The Cotswolds are as beautiful in Winter as they are in the Summer. The villages are very picturesque in the cool winter sun. Enjoy a delicious lunch seated beside a warming log fire in one of the excellent pubs. Explore the hidden

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Luxury Best Cotswold Tour

Travel in luxury and comfort in a vehicle carrying up to 8 guests and all your luggage. Every tour is tailored to your requirement and will be at your speed:  you will not share the day with anyone else. Travel in the luxury of a fully airconditioned 9-seat top of

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Cirencester – Capital of the Cotswolds

In Roman Times, Cirencester, Corinium Dubunnorum, was the second largest town in the UK, second only to London. The population then was 12,000, while in 2022, it is 19,000. During the Saxon period,  the town was destroyed and renamed Coryn Ceasre. The town prospered due to the wool trade during

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Large Mosaics at the Roman Villa near Chedworth.

The site of the Roman Villa at Chedworth was discovered in 1868 near to a natural spring in the wooded Cotswold valleys of the River Coln. The estate was owned at the time by the Earl of Eldon. The Opulent Villa, built on the site of a previous dwelling built

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Thatched Roofs and Picturesque Broad Campden

Adjacent to Chipping Campden, C.R Ashbee lived in Broad Campden for a while. He set up The Guild of Arts and Crafts in London in 1888 but moved the Guild to the village in 1902, where he found sympathetic locals and many patrons. Many Broad Campdens cottages are thatched, thus

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Sample Local Donnington Beer on Tour

Sample a bottle of local Donnington Gold beer from the honesty bar at Donnington Brewery, where Thomas Arkell started brewing in 1865. The brewery flourishes today and has been owned by the Arkell family ever since. James Arkell now runs it after the death of Claude Arkell in 2007. Donnington

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Two Cotswold towns named in top 10 prettiest places in UK

Cirencester and Burford, two of the many gorgeous Cotswold villages, have been named in a survey of the Prettiest Villages in the UK.  Cirencester was once the capital and second-largest town in Roman Britain. The town was destroyed by fire by the Saxons in the 6thC. and renamed Coryn Ceasre.

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