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Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London provided by Evan Evans Tours

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Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London

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Even if you’ve only got limited time in London, its still possible to escape the city and explore the English countryside. Tick off some of southern England’s top attractions on a day trip that allows you to skip the hassle of car hire and navigation, and transports you to Blenheim Palace and charming Cotswolds villages, including the filming location of hit TV show Downtown Abbey.
You'll start at
Victoria Coach Station
Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UKTour departs at 9am (boarding at 8.30am), Victoria Coach Station Gate 1-5
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  • 1
    Blenheim Palace
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    Bourton on the Water
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Burford Library
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Vauxhall Bridge Road
Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, UK
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  • Escape the city on a day trip to the countryside
  • An ideal choice for travelers who have already ticked off top London attractions
  • Letting someone else drive allows you to enjoy the scenery
  • Explore places on foot for a more intimate glimpse into the area
Important Information
Departure Point
Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UK
Return Details
Vauxhall Bridge Road, Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, UK
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Free WiFi on coach
  • Vox Headset
  • Blenheim Palace, State Rooms and Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Blenheim Palace
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Bourton on the Water
  • Entry/Admission - Burford Library
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please Note: this tour does not visit Highclere Castle
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 51 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kevin Murk wrote a review Dec 2019
Sarasota, Florida28 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a free day that we hadn’t filled. While awaiting departure at the Evans & Evans offices they had a video of other tours playing. We had considered renting a car to travel to the Cotswolds but this was perfect. As Downton fans it was an additional treat. You see the sets
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Date of experience: July 2019
Santiago H wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions
Tony was an excellent tour guide and James was an expert driver. We had a great lunch in the Golden Pheasant pub in Burford.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Jason G wrote a review Oct 2019
62 contributions9 helpful votes
Despite heavy rain, the tour was excellent and our guide (Rodney) was superb. My 16-year old son noted that Rodney has a very soothing voice and was a pleasure to listen to. Throughout the trip, he provided interesting facts about the villages we passed, historic buildings,
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Date of experience: October 2019
Joy wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
This was my first tour around UK and it lived up to all my expectations, particularly the amazing countryside and the continuous wet weather! The surprise additions were the knowledgeable and engaging crew, Kevin our guide and Mark the pilot. While the Blenheim palace itself
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Evansadmin, Guest Relations Manager at Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London
Responded 1 Nov 2019
Hi there , Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted to see that you had a great time on your Blenheim Palace,Downton Abbey Village and the Cotswolds tour. We are pleased to hear the additional installations at Blenheim Palace added to your visit there. If you find yourself in London again we would like to host you on another Evan Evans tour in the future. Thanks again and kind regards, Evan Evans team
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Camper189584 wrote a review Oct 2019
Seattle, Washington2 contributions
Excellent. Great tour guide and driver. Enjoyed seeing the countryside, villages, and palace. The views were lovely and the timing of village lunch and shopping as well as the return to London were prompt.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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I always try to go a lot of places in a short period of time. Last time I visited London, I didn’t get to go see St
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This is a bit of a late review for me, but my experience was amazing with this package. My tour company was Golden
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The driver there was terrible, I started feeling sick from his driving. The driver on the way back was a lot bette
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Amazing experienec with great hosts!
My partner and I took the tour on Jan 1st 2020, a lovely way to spend the New Year. Our guide was Sheila and the dr
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A great way to see these sites when you are short on time...
We only had a week in London and wanted to see some of the sites outside the city. We chose the Evan Evans Windsor
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Well, better late than never! I went to London back in late February. The tour was EXCEPTIONAL. This is the best wa
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Corona refund - super quick and easy
Corona closure from the US- super easy refund! I was so sad to miss the trip- but my refund was just a click click
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A Fun-Filled Day Just Outside Of London!
My girlfriend and I were referred to Evan Evans by friends who used to live in London. I'm glad we took them up on
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Everything was great!
I was very impressed with how organized everything was. The tour was on time for every stop. Our tour guide Sacha w
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Evan Evans tour with tour guide Mel Adams was wonderful. During a time of stress and social distancing, it was trul
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My best friend and I decided to spend at week in London and also go to Stonehenge for a day. I was scheduled to jus
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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