Once again, we are doing one of our ‘Cotswolds in Steam’ tours on 21 July. This gives guests the unique opportunity of combining a fully-guided driving tour with a 30 minute ride on a steam train. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to see the Cotswolds at its best and experience the golden age of railway […]
This week our team has been out and about exploring some of the fantastic walking paths in the Cotswolds in preparation for a walking and driving tour for some of our guests. We found a gorgeous walk along the River Windrush (an easy 1.5 hour walk) and a more challenging section of the Cotswold Way […]
On 19 July we will be running one of our ‘Summer Specials’ to Highclere Castle and the Cotswolds. What a perfect combination – the majestic Highclere Castle and other Downton Abbey locations with the beauty of the Cotswolds!
The lavender is in full bloom in the Cotswolds at the moment. Come and see this breathtaking sight on our Cotswold Explorer Tour!
David, our driver and co-guide, has always been fascinated by steam locomotives since he was a young boy and has even driven an engine on the footplate! We were therefore delighted to find out that The Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway, one of the premier heritage railway lines in the UK, has started running regular services […]
We are often asked by our guests why we don’t do a tour to Stonehenge and Salisbury, so we are pleased to be offering a ‘special’ tour to Stonehenge and Salisbury on 5 June. We still have a few spaces left on this. Why not join us and enjoy visiting these iconic locations with a […]
Cotswold Exploring is delighted to have been awarded a 2018 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. Thank you to all our wonderful guests for showing your appreciation of what we do!
We’re delighted to have collected our 100th 5-Star review on TripAdvisor! It isn’t quite a year since we launched Cotswold Exploring, as the sister company to our long-established Explore Oxford Tours, but we’ve had a busy Spring and Summer in 2017. To know that so many of those who’ve toured with us have then felt […]
David and Isobel Lewis, founders and operators of Cotswold Exploring, have been featured in the Oxford Times. The article, which is reproduced in full below, majors on the recent acquisition of a brand new Mercedes Sprinter minibus, which is the focus for their new business offering guided tours of the Cotswolds. A former pilot has […]
Isobel and David Lewis, the people behind Cotswold Exploring, are delighted to have been selected by Mercedes-Benz and the Oxford branch of Dealer Group Rygor to spearhead a new marketing campaign for the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Cotswold Exploring is the first company in the UK to deploy the Sprinter, in the minibus format, for touring […]