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Picture Perfect Cotswolds

Picture Perfect Cotswolds

Discover the country’s largest designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ with honey coloured limestone, sleepy ancient villages and rolling hills. Explore some of England’s most treasured landscapes and gain a different perspective on the included highlights a journey on Gloucester, Warwickshire Railway and a Stratford upon Avon river cruise and visits to Chevanage House, Cirencester
and Cotswolds Farm Park.

Your Itinerary

Friday 5th: We depart travelling south via the Cotswolds with various village stops enroute
to the outskirts of Gloucester and our hosts the Holiday Inn.

Saturday 6th: This morning we head for Toddington for a 35min ride on the Toddington to
Cheltenham Railway. After our train ride we have free time to explore Cheltenham. We
then head to Stratford upon Avon and take a 45 minute scenic return cruise along the Avon
as the boat passes Shakespeare’s burial place (Holy Trinity Church), The Royal
Shakespeare Theatre, historic bridges and beautiful riverside gardens.

Sunday 7th: Today we take a VIP visit to Chavenage, a wonderful Elizabethan house of
mellow grey Cotswold stone and tiles which contains much of interest for the discerning
visitor including stunning rooms including the wonderful Great Hall. We are to be met by a
member of the family for a 2 hour guided tour. We spend the remainder of the day at lovely
town of Cirencester.

Monday 8th: This morning we head for Cotswold Farm Park, the home of rare breed
conservation run by farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson. With a long-standing
reputation for a fun-filled discovery, you can interact closely with the animals and learn
about farming, past and present. Adam and his team also work with Natural England on
projects that benefit wildlife such as increasingly rare birds like the skylark, turtle dove and
corn bunting. We leave after lunch to head homeward.

Holiday Inn***, Gloucester

Situated on the outskirts of Gloucester, less than 15 minutes’ drive from Gloucester Cathedral and Cheltenham. The hotel has a Health Club with indoor pool, spa, sauna, whirlpool and steam room.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Owen's Select Executive Coach
  • 3 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast
  • Excursions as Detailed
  • Journey on the Gloucester, Warwickshire Railway
  • 45 minute return Straford upon Avon River Cruise
  • VIP Entrance to Chevanage House Including 2hr Guided Tour by a Family Member
  • Tea/Coffee and a Slice of Cake at Chevanage Manor
  • Entrance to Adam Henson’s Cotswolds Farm
  • A Small Glass of Wine with Dinner on one Evening
  • Porterage
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