Company News

Extra Downton Abbey Tour on 1 September!

Our Downton Abbey and the Cotswolds Tours have been so popular this summer and are almost sold out! We have therefore decided to add an extra tour on 1 September!  Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the charming Highclere Castle before it closes for the winter and see where Downton Abbey was filmed.

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Tour Guide Training

Our chief guide, Isobel, has been chosen as Course Director to train a new batch of professional tour guides for Oxford on a course starting in October 2022.

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Cotswolds Springtime

Spring is a glorious time of year in the Cotswolds. Come and join one of our award winning tours and see the countryside coming to life!

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Blenheim Light Show

Christmas Lights at Blenheim Palace   This is the time of year when one of our favourite places, Blenheim Palace, turns into a magical fairytale extravaganza of light and delicious smells. Follow the illuminated light trail around the grounds and lakes, visit the ‘Nutcracker’ themed Palace State Rooms and enjoy shopping and sampling ‘foodie’ delights at

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We’re “Good to Go”!

Visit Britain, the official agency for the British tourism industry, has launched a new UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark, in partnership with the national tourism organisations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism as the sector works towards reopening. The ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry standard and

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We were very sorry to inform all our guests that, in line with British Government advice on Covid-19, our Cotswolds tours were cancelled from March through to the end of July. We reviewed the situation regularly, in accordance with Government guidelines, and we vowed to resume our operations only when it became safe to do

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Autumn is here in the Cotswolds!

Autumn is a wonderful time to visit the Cotswolds. Crisp sunny days, no crowds and a wonderful array of Autumn colours. Come and see this stunning scenery on one of our award-winning Cotswolds Tours!  

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Cotswold Exploring Supporting the Community

Our wonderful guests have recently helped us support the following local organisations: St Mary’s Church,  Bampton – Cotswold Exploring has given a donation to fund the church’s new organ.  A thank you from our guests for being able to visit this beautiful church and location for the filming of the TV series ‘Downton Abbey’ and:

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Cotswold Exploring are supporting the environment through our partnership with One Tree. £1.00 from each tour you book will help to plant more trees worldwide.

Our Tours

Cotswold Rover

An unforgettable introduction to one of Britain’s finest regions. Perfect half-day tour for those wanting to experience the delights of the Cotswolds.

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Cotswold Adventurer

The full-day Adventurer tour explores the quieter south side of the Cotswolds, taking you on a scenic route through a succession of quaint stone villages, hidden valleys, rolling hills and meandering rivers.

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