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Bleinheim Palace, The Cotswold and Downton Abbey Village from London: By Coach, Guide

  • When does it run?
    1 April - 31 Oct: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Start time
    9am
  • Duration
    Approx. 10 hours
Inclusions
  • Deluxe motor coach
  • Professional English speaking guide and driver
  • Free Wifi on the coach
  • VOX RADIOGUIDE - microphone and headset system
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (17+)
  • Child (3-16)
  • Infant (0-2)

Key Highlights

  • Embark on a journey to the English countryside and discover traditional villages
  • Travel from London in a comfortable air-conditioned coach, accompanied by a guide
  • Visit the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and picturesque The Cotswold villages
  • See the filming locations of the popular series 'Downton Abbey
  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted
  • This tour offers you the flexibility to decide what you want to do on the day
  • You will have the option to purchase a guided tour of Blenheim Palace and lunch in a country pub

Overview

Explore the picturesque English county of Oxfordshire known for its rolling hills, stately homes and distinct English market towns on this day tour from London. 

Travel in a deluxe motor coach, accompanied by a guide to visit Blenheim Palace, The Cotswolds and the filming locations of the famous TV series, Downton Abbey. On this tour you will be given a choice of activities in each destination, allowing you the flexibility to see what you would like to see.

Blenheim Palace: Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of English Baroque architecture and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. The stunning State Rooms have beautiful works of art and magnificent tapestries. The Gardens are set in over 754 hectares of land, and its famous Marlborough Maze is fun for all ages.

The Cotswolds: With a variety of different villages there is something to see around every corner of The Cotswolds. The magnificent high street in Burford slopes gently away to the bridge that crosses the River Windrush, while the village of Bibury was described by William Morris as the 'prettiest village' in The Cotswolds.

Downton Abbey Village: Visit the street where many scenes from the popular series were filmed. You can see the Church where a number of events were hosted, from weddings and funerals to the Downton Fair. Next to the church is Churchgate House which was used as the Crawley family home, and the old Grammar School which now houses the Bampton Library and Community Archive and served as the Downton Cottage Hospital. The street is also the location for two local pubs, The Grantham Arms and The Dog & Duck.

About the Supplier: Evan Evans is the longest established sightseeing company with over 86 years' of service. Established in 1933, the company is known for its impeccable service and hospitality. They deliver memorable guided tours in and around London and have a fleet of ultra-modern, Mercedes-Benz coaches, complete with free Wi-Fi, USB chargers and full air conditioning on-board.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1 April - 31 Oct: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

  • Duration

    Approx. 10 hours

  • Start time

    9am

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the Welcome Desk at Victoria Coach Station located in-front of Gates 1 and 2. 
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Deluxe motor coach
  • Professional English speaking guide and driver
  • Free Wifi on the coach
  • VOX RADIOGUIDE - microphone and headset system
  • Lunch (time will be included in the itinerary for a refreshment break)
  • Hotel transfers 
  • Entrance to Blenheim Palace (entry can be purchased from your guide on the day)

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Always keep a photo ID handy just to be safe.

Customer Reviews

  • well organised and excellent guide!!
    Junichiro Igarashi, United Kingdom 05/15/2014
  • well organised and excellent guide!!
    Jay Igarashi, United Kingdom 05/08/2014
  • Fantastic tour to Blenheim Palace and The Cotswolds
    SHERYL HANSEN, United Kingdom 09/27/2011
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