English Wine Tour: The Cotswolds

3 days

Escape to a historic hotel in the beautiful Cotswolds and enjoy the picture-perfect English countryside with award-winning wines.

Trip Highlights

  • Stay two nights in a delightful historic inn, rich in history and ambience

  • Enjoy afternoon tea with Champagne

  • Private transfers for an afternoon tour and tasting at a charming family winery

  • Discover Painswick Rococo Garden, a unique 18th-century garden set in a hidden valley with winsome views of the surrounding countryside

  • Enjoy a guided tour of a local vineyard, followed by a tutored tasting of award-winning wines

  • Explore in style with a private chauffeured Cotswolds tour

  • Unwind with lunch in a fabulous 18th-century pub, enjoying seasonal, British and locally sourced cuisine paired with local wine

from $1,166 per person

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Trip details

Day 1

Stay in a historic hotel, a country house with roots dating as far back as the 1300s. This historic coaching inn situated in the heart of the Cotswolds is the perfect base for your rural escape.

Enjoy afternoon tea with a selection of homemade sandwiches, scones and cakes paired with Champagne.

Relax with private transfers and enjoy a guided tour of a local vineyard nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Chipping Campden. Visit the boutique family winery and taste award-winning wine!

Day 2

Enjoy a full-day private chauffeured tour as you discover the dazzling charm of the Cotswolds. One of largest areas of outstanding Natural Beauty in England, the Cotswolds are a sprawling collection of picture-perfect cottages, pristine rolling hills and historic market towns.

Discover Painswick Rococo Garden, a unique 18th-century garden set in a hidden valley with winsome views of the surrounding countryside.

Enjoy a private visit at a family-owned vineyard creating award-winning wines. With a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, stroll through the vineyards with an introduction to sparkling wine production, before relaxing with a tutored tasting of five wines.

Unwind with lunch in a fabulous 19th-century pub, enjoying seasonal British and locally-sourced cuisine, paired with local wines.

Walk off lunch as you wander around Lower Slaughter, quite possibly the prettiest village in the Cotswolds.


Day 3

After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy a chance to dip in the pool before taking a stroll along the charming High Street, lined with horse chestnut trees, period houses and picturesque honey-coloured Cotswold stone cottages.

Why not visit the Broadway Museum and Art Gallery, and discover the history of the town through a unique collection of paintings, porcelain and artefacts.



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