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From Bristol: Stonehenge and Cotswold Villages Day Tour

From Bristol: Stonehenge and Cotswold Villages Day Tour

A day full of wonder awaits us today. Departing Bristol, your first stop for the day is the prehistoric monument Stonehenge. Many legends surround these incredible standing stones that weigh about 25 tons each and have attracted people from all over the world for years. Perhaps you believe they were created by Merlin, who magically transported them from Ireland. Maybe you believe Stonehenge is a landing site for alien spacecraft. They might remind you of the ruins of a Roman temple. You can't deny their magnificence, no matter what you believe. Avebury is your next stop. Enjoy your free time here: grab some lunch, wander around the area, and, of course, see the three stone circles. Avebury henge boasts the largest stone circle in Britain, so big it fits the entire quaint English village inside. So you can grab a pint and bite to eat while surrounded by a stone circle. Pretty magical, right? Your journey continues to the quaint village of Lacock. You have free time here, you might be interested in visiting the Abbey. Harry Potter fans will obsess over seeing the Lacock Abbey Cloisters, used as Hogwarts corridors in the movies. Visitors can also explore the medieval rooms and cloister court, before taking a look at the Fox Talbot Museum which explores the history of photography. Castle Combe is our last stop, often called one of the prettiest villages in England. Fans of movies like War Horse and Neil Gaiman’s Stardust may just recognize this spot, so get your camera ready. From here, it’s only a short drive back to Bristol.

From Bath: Stonehenge & the Cotswolds Day Tour with Entry

From Bath: Stonehenge & the Cotswolds Day Tour with Entry

Saying a temporary goodbye to beautiful Bath, your first destination is one that most have heard of, many have yearned to witness, and endless have marveled at. The standing stones of Stonehenge are one of the grandest sites known today. Those who visit take a break from the modern world for a few moments and become transported back to a long-forgotten world, a world where spirituality, paganism, and worship defined people. But these aren't the only stones you should marvel at. In the sweet village of Avebury, visitors come to wander amidst the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world. Mixed in among manor houses and nature, this site truly is worth a visit. After lunch, travel deep into rural Wiltshire to Lacock village, famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings, and role as a television and film location. The Abbey in the heart of the village has its own woodland grounds and a quirky country house with fascinating architectural styles. The last stop on your day trip is Castle Combe, often called one of the prettiest villages in England. Fans of movies like War Horse and Neil Gaiman’s Stardust may just recognize this spot, so get your camera ready. From here, it’s only a short drive back to Bath.

From London: Bath, Avebury and Lacock Village Day Trip

From London: Bath, Avebury and Lacock Village Day Trip

You head west out of London to village of Avebury. Here you can wander amidst the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world and admire the manor houses. After lunch, we travel deep into rural Wiltshire to Lacock village, famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings, and role as a television and film location. The Abbey in the heart of the village has its own woodland grounds, and is a quirky country house with fascinating architectural styles. Our final stop of the day is at the ancient Roman Spa town of Bath. This city has been inhabited for around 2,000 years. You can enjoy Bath Abbey and the beautiful Georgian architecture at your own pace, or even visit the Roman Baths*. It’s a fascinating town to explore, so we give you plenty of time to wander around at your own pace before you return to London in the early evening. *Please note that your optional visit to the Roman Baths cannot be guaranteed, as sometimes tickets sell out.

London: Lacock & The Cotswolds Harry Potter Small Group Tour

London: Lacock & The Cotswolds Harry Potter Small Group Tour

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Harry Potter at Lacock Village and Lacock Abbey, real-life film locations from the movie series. Explore historic streets and medieval chambers, then journey to Gloucester Cathedral, where Gothic architecture brings Hogwarts to life. Step into the enchanting world of Harry Potter as you journey through Lacock Village and Lacock Abbey, iconic real-life film locations that have captured the imaginations of millions. Explore Lacock Village, a timeless gem boasting timber-framed cottages and historic streets frozen in time. Witness the magic of Lacock Abbey, its ancient walls echoing with the secrets of Hogwarts. Delve into the cloisters and medieval chambers that provided the backdrop for key moments in the Harry Potter film franchise. From the eerie corridors to the majestic halls, every corner holds a piece of cinematic history. Embark on a spellbinding tour through the majestic halls of Gloucester Cathedral. Marvel at the intricate Gothic architecture as you explore the corridors that doubled as the iconic Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Stand in awe beneath the soaring vaulted ceilings that served as the backdrop for numerous scenes in the beloved film series. From the hauntingly beautiful cloisters to the grandeur of the Cathedral, immerse yourself in the magic of cinema brought to life.

Wonders of Wiltshire (Interactive Guidebook)

Wonders of Wiltshire (Interactive Guidebook)

-This online travel guidebook helps you create a bespoke road trip to help with planning your break before you travel as well as when you are on your break, with 12 months of access. -Therefore, we suggest you don’t wait until your travel date, purchase the guidebook in advance to help you with your planning. Choose an early date and get planning straight away! • Explore the wonders of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Stonehenge and Avebury, where ancient stone circles and historic mysteries await discovery. • Discover the rich history of Devizes, home to attractions like the Wiltshire Museum, bustling markets, nearby breweries and other local gems. • Experience the marvels of the Kennet and Avon Canal, including the impressive Caen Hill Locks. • Immerse yourself in the charm of Wiltshire's market towns and villages, offering bustling markets, historic architecture, and quaint streets. • Indulge in shopping at independent boutiques and artisanal stores, then relax in cosy pubs or cafes while enjoying local cuisine and atmosphere. • Enjoy scenic walks through picturesque villages and along the Ridgeway, or explore the tranquil countryside of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. • Visit Swindon for a blend of modern amenities, cultural attractions like the STEAM Museum, and easy access to stunning countryside adventures. • Marvel at Wiltshire's iconic white horses, ancient hill figures etched into chalk hillsides, showcasing stylised designs and cultural heritage. • Discover the timeless beauty of Salisbury, with its majestic cathedral, historic streets, and medieval allure, offering a captivating experience for visitors. Travel guide: • The online guidebook's suggested mapped route is fully flexible, helping you plan your trip with places to go and things to see and do, whether for 3 to 14 days. • Explore West and East Wiltshire separately or together, depending on your preferences and time constraints. • Covering an overall distance of 128 miles (207km), the combined route offers approximately 6 and a half hours of driving time. Online & Interactive Destinations Guidebook: • Save hours using our inspiration and signposting to plan your perfect Wiltshire driving route. • The destination guidebook covers 22 destination and location guides on essential places to visit including Stonehenge, Salisbury and many of the traditional market towns • The Uncover More map includes: 20+ Viewpoints, 100+ Places of interest, 30+ Hidden gems • The Overnight Stay map includes: 30+ Campsites, 55+ Motorhome stops, 50+ Hotels, 30+ B&Bs, guesthouses and lodges

Oxford and Lacock Tour

Oxford and Lacock Tour

Lacock Explore the picturesque medieval village of Lacock as you embark on a short walking tour upon arrival. With a professional guide leading the way, you’ll hear plenty of fascinating facts and information about the village whilst admiring its timber-framed cottages and pebbled streets. Recognise streets and houses from renowned movies and TV shows including Harry Potter, Downtown Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, and more. The guide will point out each filming location, providing you with plenty of photo stops along the way! You'll also indulge in a lovely lunch in Lacock, and have entry to Lacock Abbey - one of the Harry Potter filming locations! Oxford Known as one of the most beautiful cities in the UK, you’ll be able to spend the afternoon exploring and discovering the main sights of Oxford. Upon arrival, you will embark on an hour-long walking tour of the city and learn about its interesting history. During this guided tour, you will see the magnificent Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, Trinity College, and more. You'll also have entry to the Divinity School - a medieval building, part of the University of Oxford. Built between 1427 and 1483, admire its magnificent design and architecture as you walk inside! Admire the two beautiful cities before heading back to London on the luxury coach.

From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

The day begins in Castle Combe, which is surely one of the most photographed villages in all of England. Little has changed here since the 15th century - no street lights or TV aerials. This mediaeval gem is famous for its picturesque cottages and babbling brook. The tour continues to the conservation village of Lacock, which dates back to the 13th century and where cars are the only sign of modern-day life. Little wonder that it has also been used as a filming location for Downton Abbey, Harry Potter and several BBC productions including Pride and Prejudice. Nearby Corsham is a quintessential English market town, which boasts many beautiful and historic buildings. Admire the exotic resident peacocks as they strut along the cobbled streets. Enjoy a traditional pub lunch here. Bradford-on-Avon is famous for the wool and weaving industry that spanned six centuries: medieval weavers' cottages are dwarfed by the Victorian great mills that still leave a lasting architectural impression. The giant Tithe Barn here one of the largest in England. Wander along the historic early 1800s canal with its hand-operated locks. Please note that children aged 12 years or under are not permitted on this tour due to UK child seat law restrictions. Your driver-guide is neither insured nor licensed below this threshold.

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From Bristol: Stonehenge and Cotswold Villages Day Tour

From Bristol: Stonehenge and Cotswold Villages Day Tour

A day full of wonder awaits us today. Departing Bristol, your first stop for the day is the prehistoric monument Stonehenge. Many legends surround these incredible standing stones that weigh about 25 tons each and have attracted people from all over the world for years. Perhaps you believe they were created by Merlin, who magically transported them from Ireland. Maybe you believe Stonehenge is a landing site for alien spacecraft. They might remind you of the ruins of a Roman temple. You can't deny their magnificence, no matter what you believe. Avebury is your next stop. Enjoy your free time here: grab some lunch, wander around the area, and, of course, see the three stone circles. Avebury henge boasts the largest stone circle in Britain, so big it fits the entire quaint English village inside. So you can grab a pint and bite to eat while surrounded by a stone circle. Pretty magical, right? Your journey continues to the quaint village of Lacock. You have free time here, you might be interested in visiting the Abbey. Harry Potter fans will obsess over seeing the Lacock Abbey Cloisters, used as Hogwarts corridors in the movies. Visitors can also explore the medieval rooms and cloister court, before taking a look at the Fox Talbot Museum which explores the history of photography. Castle Combe is our last stop, often called one of the prettiest villages in England. Fans of movies like War Horse and Neil Gaiman’s Stardust may just recognize this spot, so get your camera ready. From here, it’s only a short drive back to Bristol.

From Bath: Stonehenge & the Cotswolds Day Tour with Entry

From Bath: Stonehenge & the Cotswolds Day Tour with Entry

Saying a temporary goodbye to beautiful Bath, your first destination is one that most have heard of, many have yearned to witness, and endless have marveled at. The standing stones of Stonehenge are one of the grandest sites known today. Those who visit take a break from the modern world for a few moments and become transported back to a long-forgotten world, a world where spirituality, paganism, and worship defined people. But these aren't the only stones you should marvel at. In the sweet village of Avebury, visitors come to wander amidst the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world. Mixed in among manor houses and nature, this site truly is worth a visit. After lunch, travel deep into rural Wiltshire to Lacock village, famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings, and role as a television and film location. The Abbey in the heart of the village has its own woodland grounds and a quirky country house with fascinating architectural styles. The last stop on your day trip is Castle Combe, often called one of the prettiest villages in England. Fans of movies like War Horse and Neil Gaiman’s Stardust may just recognize this spot, so get your camera ready. From here, it’s only a short drive back to Bath.

From London: Bath, Avebury and Lacock Village Day Trip

From London: Bath, Avebury and Lacock Village Day Trip

You head west out of London to village of Avebury. Here you can wander amidst the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world and admire the manor houses. After lunch, we travel deep into rural Wiltshire to Lacock village, famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings, and role as a television and film location. The Abbey in the heart of the village has its own woodland grounds, and is a quirky country house with fascinating architectural styles. Our final stop of the day is at the ancient Roman Spa town of Bath. This city has been inhabited for around 2,000 years. You can enjoy Bath Abbey and the beautiful Georgian architecture at your own pace, or even visit the Roman Baths*. It’s a fascinating town to explore, so we give you plenty of time to wander around at your own pace before you return to London in the early evening. *Please note that your optional visit to the Roman Baths cannot be guaranteed, as sometimes tickets sell out.

London: Lacock & The Cotswolds Harry Potter Small Group Tour

London: Lacock & The Cotswolds Harry Potter Small Group Tour

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Harry Potter at Lacock Village and Lacock Abbey, real-life film locations from the movie series. Explore historic streets and medieval chambers, then journey to Gloucester Cathedral, where Gothic architecture brings Hogwarts to life. Step into the enchanting world of Harry Potter as you journey through Lacock Village and Lacock Abbey, iconic real-life film locations that have captured the imaginations of millions. Explore Lacock Village, a timeless gem boasting timber-framed cottages and historic streets frozen in time. Witness the magic of Lacock Abbey, its ancient walls echoing with the secrets of Hogwarts. Delve into the cloisters and medieval chambers that provided the backdrop for key moments in the Harry Potter film franchise. From the eerie corridors to the majestic halls, every corner holds a piece of cinematic history. Embark on a spellbinding tour through the majestic halls of Gloucester Cathedral. Marvel at the intricate Gothic architecture as you explore the corridors that doubled as the iconic Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Stand in awe beneath the soaring vaulted ceilings that served as the backdrop for numerous scenes in the beloved film series. From the hauntingly beautiful cloisters to the grandeur of the Cathedral, immerse yourself in the magic of cinema brought to life.

Wonders of Wiltshire (Interactive Guidebook)

Wonders of Wiltshire (Interactive Guidebook)

-This online travel guidebook helps you create a bespoke road trip to help with planning your break before you travel as well as when you are on your break, with 12 months of access. -Therefore, we suggest you don’t wait until your travel date, purchase the guidebook in advance to help you with your planning. Choose an early date and get planning straight away! • Explore the wonders of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Stonehenge and Avebury, where ancient stone circles and historic mysteries await discovery. • Discover the rich history of Devizes, home to attractions like the Wiltshire Museum, bustling markets, nearby breweries and other local gems. • Experience the marvels of the Kennet and Avon Canal, including the impressive Caen Hill Locks. • Immerse yourself in the charm of Wiltshire's market towns and villages, offering bustling markets, historic architecture, and quaint streets. • Indulge in shopping at independent boutiques and artisanal stores, then relax in cosy pubs or cafes while enjoying local cuisine and atmosphere. • Enjoy scenic walks through picturesque villages and along the Ridgeway, or explore the tranquil countryside of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. • Visit Swindon for a blend of modern amenities, cultural attractions like the STEAM Museum, and easy access to stunning countryside adventures. • Marvel at Wiltshire's iconic white horses, ancient hill figures etched into chalk hillsides, showcasing stylised designs and cultural heritage. • Discover the timeless beauty of Salisbury, with its majestic cathedral, historic streets, and medieval allure, offering a captivating experience for visitors. Travel guide: • The online guidebook's suggested mapped route is fully flexible, helping you plan your trip with places to go and things to see and do, whether for 3 to 14 days. • Explore West and East Wiltshire separately or together, depending on your preferences and time constraints. • Covering an overall distance of 128 miles (207km), the combined route offers approximately 6 and a half hours of driving time. Online & Interactive Destinations Guidebook: • Save hours using our inspiration and signposting to plan your perfect Wiltshire driving route. • The destination guidebook covers 22 destination and location guides on essential places to visit including Stonehenge, Salisbury and many of the traditional market towns • The Uncover More map includes: 20+ Viewpoints, 100+ Places of interest, 30+ Hidden gems • The Overnight Stay map includes: 30+ Campsites, 55+ Motorhome stops, 50+ Hotels, 30+ B&Bs, guesthouses and lodges

Oxford and Lacock Tour

Oxford and Lacock Tour

Lacock Explore the picturesque medieval village of Lacock as you embark on a short walking tour upon arrival. With a professional guide leading the way, you’ll hear plenty of fascinating facts and information about the village whilst admiring its timber-framed cottages and pebbled streets. Recognise streets and houses from renowned movies and TV shows including Harry Potter, Downtown Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, and more. The guide will point out each filming location, providing you with plenty of photo stops along the way! You'll also indulge in a lovely lunch in Lacock, and have entry to Lacock Abbey - one of the Harry Potter filming locations! Oxford Known as one of the most beautiful cities in the UK, you’ll be able to spend the afternoon exploring and discovering the main sights of Oxford. Upon arrival, you will embark on an hour-long walking tour of the city and learn about its interesting history. During this guided tour, you will see the magnificent Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, Trinity College, and more. You'll also have entry to the Divinity School - a medieval building, part of the University of Oxford. Built between 1427 and 1483, admire its magnificent design and architecture as you walk inside! Admire the two beautiful cities before heading back to London on the luxury coach.

From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

From Bath: Private Tour to Serene Cotswolds with Pickup

The day begins in Castle Combe, which is surely one of the most photographed villages in all of England. Little has changed here since the 15th century - no street lights or TV aerials. This mediaeval gem is famous for its picturesque cottages and babbling brook. The tour continues to the conservation village of Lacock, which dates back to the 13th century and where cars are the only sign of modern-day life. Little wonder that it has also been used as a filming location for Downton Abbey, Harry Potter and several BBC productions including Pride and Prejudice. Nearby Corsham is a quintessential English market town, which boasts many beautiful and historic buildings. Admire the exotic resident peacocks as they strut along the cobbled streets. Enjoy a traditional pub lunch here. Bradford-on-Avon is famous for the wool and weaving industry that spanned six centuries: medieval weavers' cottages are dwarfed by the Victorian great mills that still leave a lasting architectural impression. The giant Tithe Barn here one of the largest in England. Wander along the historic early 1800s canal with its hand-operated locks. Please note that children aged 12 years or under are not permitted on this tour due to UK child seat law restrictions. Your driver-guide is neither insured nor licensed below this threshold.

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