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Quintessential English Tours

by Angelique Platas

Aug 17, 2018

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Explore England’s rustic side with small, nearly private tours with Around & About Bath. The tour provider showcases Bath and Somerset’s authentic attractions from historic architecture and art to cuisine and nature. Group sizes range two–eight guests and offer a more personal experience.

 

Bring the family along on one of the winter tour’s newly announced itineraries.

 

Hidden Cotswolds and Cold Kings

Available November–April 2019, guests experience Cotswolds castles, villages and ancient sites with a picturesque, wintry touch. Venture to the charmed English village of Castle Combe and stroll along the historic streets. Warm up with a hot drink and a view overlooking town square and learn about the ruins of a grand abbey. Guests enjoy lunch at England’s oldest hotel before visiting Tetbury and Prince Charles’ Highgrove shop. After antiquing, stop off for a drink by the fire. 

 

Medieval Marvels and Movies

Eat, drink and be merry with an unforgettable dining experience at the Babberton Arms — or as your family may know it, a featured set piece in Harry Potter. Hear stories by the fire and enjoy a nightcap in the reading room. Two-course dinner and drinks included in this evening tour, available November–April 2019.

 

Cathedrals & Designer Outlets
For the medieval meets modern experience, this tour brings guests through cathedrals and rolling countryside views with design shops peppered in. Enjoy fine dining and take in the sights of the medieval city of Wells and the ruins of Bishop’s Palace. Get your shopping in through quaint boutique shops and designer outlets before lunch in the countryside.

 

Stonehenge © Around & About Bath


Stonehenge & Secret Somerset in Winter

Experience the awe-inspiring Stonehenge with a small group before embarking on a journey through England’s lesser-known regions. Enjoy a hot lunch at a country inn before hitting the medieval streets for some shopping and sightseeing. Lunch and drinks are included, so indulge in some mulled wine and mince pie by the fire, listening to tales of the little-known town.

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