Quintessential Cotswolds

Quintessential Cotswolds

Quintessential Cotswolds

The Quintessential Cotswolds


The Cotswolds epitomises a traditional view of rural England. With its honey-coloured stone cottages, pretty villages and picture postcard settings, it’s easy to see why visitors flock to this area time and time again. Enjoy a relaxing and laid back visit to this beautiful area, whilst being accommodated in a Country House Hotel, very English indeed!


Our Hotel:  Mercure Bowden Hall, Gloucester

Surrounded by acres of beautiful grounds, this elegant country house hotel boasts modern rooms, Dearmans restaurant, the welcoming ‘Club’ bar and free WiFi.

The bedrooms are en-suite and stylishly decorated. They all feature HD LED TV, hairdryer, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.The Hotel does NOT have a lift or ground floor rooms.


What’s Included:


·      Door to door service

·      Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

·      Porterage

·      Northern Cotswolds Scenic Excursion

·      Southern Cotswolds Scenic Excursion

·      Entrance to Blenheim Palace

.      Free time in Gloucester


Holiday Inclusions:

Your holiday included two full day Cotswolds tours and an excursion to Blenheim Palace. The rest of your time in Gloucestershire is at leisure.

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Northern Cotswolds

- We will take a scenic drive through the northern part of the Cotswolds and head to Stow-on-the-Wold. Enjoy free time to explore the ancient market square surrounded by antique shops before we carry onto Moreton-in-Marsh. Again you can enjoy time at leisure here before ending our day at beautiful Broadway, this village truly is the "Jewel of the Cotswolds".

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Blenheim Palace

- Enjoy a day at Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill is a masterpiece of English Baroque architecture and the stunning State Rooms are brimming with priceless works of art and magnificent tapestries. The Palace is still inhabited today by the Duke of Marlborough and is surrounded by sweeping lawns, 'Capability' Brown formal gardens and a magnificent Lake, Blenheim Palace offers a memorable day out!

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Southern Cotswolds -

Southern Cotswolds - Today we explore the southern part of this beautiful region and its perfect picture postcard villages. We will visit Burford with its beautiful architecture, exclusive shops and galleries and then spend the afternoon in Bourton-on-the Water, its tree-shaded greens, pretty river bank and elegant 18th century bridges are a delight. We end our day with a visit to Cirencester, the second largest town in Britain during Roman times.

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B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included

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Bamber Bridge Bamber Bridge
Charnock Richard Charnock Richard Services
Farm Farm, FY6 0JW
River Wyre River Wyre
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