Excursions and Sightseeing Activities in Chipping Campden
Monday to Sunday: 7:30am - 7pm
Jim Gladwin and The Gladwin family have farmed sheep in the Cotswold's for many generations and have an unrivalled knowledge of the area, its history and what makes this part of England so very special.
Having excellent local knowledge means that when you hire us, you are not only getting an exceptional private hire, but also a wealth of knowledge about the local area giving you the opportunity to visit places not on the usual tourist trail, as well as the more popular and well-known local destinations.
Explore the Cotswolds with our wonderful and affordable Cotswold guided tours and find hidden gems. CCT Cotswold Tours provide personal and private guided tours, including Cotswold taxis, where we focus on providing the best service to our customers. We do not ferry you around in a mini-bus with other guests, and we spend as much time as possible seeing the wonderful sights of the Cotswolds with each tour bespoke to your requirements.
Take one of our Private Full or Half Day guided Cotswold Tours of this beautiful area of England and know that you will be in our safe capable hands. Explore some of the best market towns and villages that the Cotswold's has to offer, including such as the quintessential Lower Slaughter, Stow on the Wold, Chipping Campden, Burford, Bibury, Snowshill, Bourton on the Water, Moreton-in-Marsh and Broadway.
On any vacation to this area, it's all about discovering different landscapes and delighting in seeing historically significant Cotswold villages making the countryside so special, the majority of which are inaccessible by public transport. Add to that enjoyment by indulging yourselves by eating at one or two of the excellent local food establishments, which range from cafes to gourmet restaurants. Enjoy dinner in one of the old inn's of the Cotswolds, a buffet lunch with a selection of local delicacies or one of the famous cream teas available across the county.
To get a sense and perspective of the area it's advisable to book a personal Cotswold guided tour, you will delight in visiting those hidden villages usually missed by a lack of local maps or your own transport. Benefit from a wealth of local knowledge and from somebody born and bred in the Cotswolds.
The main meeting and pickup point for local tours is the ticket office of Moreton in Marsh train station. A sensible location as a lot of our guests arrive by train.
Of course being a Private Hire Taxi company we are able to pickup or drop off at your accommodation or to and from Moreton in Marsh railway station. The option to pickup directly from your accommodation would be our pleasure as it creates less stress and makes for a more enjoyable tour.
We are pleased to offer a new service to walkers in the Cotswold's, secure off-road short or long stay car parking. Especially designed for people walking or touring the Cotswold's and don't need the hassle of car logistics:
Secure Off-Road Long Stay or Short Stay Car Parking
Located at the Beginning of the Cotswold Way
For Clients Walking or Touring the Cotswold's
Accommodation Luggage Transfers
Organise Drop-Off and Pick-Up Points During the Day
We were advised by friends of Jim & Jill in the Cotswolds. Jill was efficient with our booking and details of our accommodation for our pickup. The day was fantastic and Jim told us all about the history and anecdotes about not just the places we visited but also between locations. The whole day was brilliant and well worth the fee. Would definitely use again!
Eldy Hewson - 27/05/2019 | report this review
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Introduce yourself and accept a chance to visit, photograph and take home memories of the prettiest villages in the North Cotswold's. Discover villages of honey-coloured limestone, manor houses, medieval churches, dry-stone walls and real country pubs. View the most beautiful area of the Cotswold's with this short introduction to the splendour and history of the Cotswold's. A tour specifically for people to get an introductory feel of the Cotswold's and cherry pick the best places to visit that the Cotswolds has to offer. The Tour is 4 hours in duration and can be tailored to suit your departure location or drop-off point. Visit the Crown Jewels of the Best Villages The majority of the quintessentially Cotswold 'Villages' and 'Market Towns' are found in the area of the North Cotswold's and handily located near to the Fosse Way, an original Roman road. Therefore, making a seemingly short tour packed with a selection of different places to visit.
The Cotswolds can geographically be split into two distinct areas, North Cotswold's and South Cotswold's, each with differing architectural styles, larger towns or smaller villages and lifestyle activities. Touring the Cotswolds is similar to an African Safari, you have the same 'Big Six' market towns and villages and then different places that might interest you if like gift shopping, fine dining/eating, shopping for antiques, wandering round stately homes or romantic classical British gardens. Selecting the correct tour will help you the enjoy the whole experience even more, so let us help you focus a bespoke tour for your express requirements. If you know the places you wish to visit, please let us know in advance so we can plan the best route to give you the most time possible at each of the attractions. If you have no idea and you want to see the prettiest of the 'Classic Cotswolds' towns and villages, then tell us the type of attractions or things to do that takes your interest and we can tailor a tour programme to match your needs. Therefore, getting the most out of your precious time on the tour and see the most that the Cotswold's has to offer.
Please book early for Christmas tours of the Cotswolds, as it's a busy time of the year.
Price: This event is free
When: 01/11/2019 to 31/01/2020
Touring the Cotswolds is similar to an African Safari, you have the same 'Big Six' market towns and villages and then different places that might interest you if like gift shopping, fine dining/eating, shopping for antiques, wandering round stately homes,
Introduce yourself and accept a chance to visit, photograph and take home memories of the prettiest villages in the North Cotswold's. Discover villages of honey-coloured limestone, manor houses, medieval churches, dry-stone walls and real country pubs.
Thank you Jim for the tour, an authenthic experience We would say a great thank you to Jim for the tour we did yesterday. It was a very authentic experience, we discovered delicious places and Jim is a very English gentleman, so classy and nice.Thank you for the hours we spent together. It was a pleasure for us. See you next time in Cotswolds!
Alessandra Lulis (2018-05-05)
As we look at our pictures and read our journal of our trip, we truly have to say that the best part of our trip was having Jim drive us around the Cotswold area. He was so informative and showed us places we would have never been able to find ourselves. He was our own personal tour guide! I only wish I had hired Jim earlier in our trip to make our vacation stress-free and more relaxing. I would recommend your car service to anyone, whether young or old, to really see more of the area and get the most out of your time there. I plan to bring the whole family back to the Cotswold & Devon area and I know who I will be hiring to drive us around the beautiful countryside.
Christy O'Hare (Washington, USA 2016-09-01)
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