Medieval Marvels & Movies
Explore the idyllic villages of Castle Combe and Lacock, amongst a small band of the curious and discerning, admiring their beauty and uncovering their pasts. Enjoy lunch in an ancient inn that has welcomed travellers for over five centuries, before heading into the English countryside to encounter quizzical sheep, verdant greenery and birdsong. Wander through a grand country estate and quaint Cotswolds town, stopping for tea in a unique location with new friends before heading back to Bath.
Escape the crowds, create timeless memories, and immerse yourself in authentic England...
We create personalised, immersive journeys for world-curious, discerning travellers looking to connect with the past and discover authentic England.
Each tour is carefully researched and designed to allow you to go beyond the ordinary and connect with the history, stories, experiences, places and people that make our country so special.
We get you off the beaten track, away from the well-worn tourist experience, to drive through ancient woods, across stunning landscapes, and deep into the countryside. We deliberately don't tell you everything about where we go, what we'll do and what you'll see - it's part of the magic!
We take care of you from the moment we collect you from your door to the point we drop you back again. Relax, enjoy, engage and immerse yourself in the experience. As our guest, we’ll share with you the best of our cuisine, artisans, pubs, hidden gems and elusive delights we locals treasure but few outsiders discover.
Join us for a journey of discovery into authentic England...
We promise you one of the best travel experiences you'll ever have or we'll refund you half your tour cost. - Pick up and return to your Bath accommodation. - Lunch at a beautiful country inn with beverage included. - Entrance to Lacock Abbey, one of the most stunning and well preserved stately homes in England. Home of nuns in medieval times, a great Victorian inventor and recently, a few wizard pupils and their teachers. - Morning coffee or tea in a unique and charming location - A guided tour around several of the prettiest villages and towns in England
- A journey into the local countryside, past countryside, villages and vistas that other tourists just won't see.
- Led by a warm, talented local guide
- 9-seat vehicle with wide, comfortable seats, air-conditioning and large, tinted windows.
If collection is not possible (we collect guests from the front of the VisitBath Visitor Centre on Terrace Walk, central Bath. Please be there 15 minutes before your tour begins. Please be aware that our commitment to our guests care means we are unable to wait for guests who are not ready on time. This tour typically last around eight hours.
Things to consider...
As this tour is conducted in English, fluency in English is recommended. Other languages can be accommodated at extra cost. Contact us for details. Due to the adult focus, this tour is not recommended for children under 10 and sadly, we cannot accommodate wheelchair users. Guests are expected to have a reasonable level of fitness as some limited walking is required (no more than 500m at a time). Please note that tours require a minimum of two guests in order to run.
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Our Evening & Half-Day Experiences
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Historic Pubs & Fine Dining
Escape Bath to enjoy the very best of local country dining. Discover the best & breadth of local English inns & untold stories. Taste the finest local brews & uncover government secrets before enjoying the most amazing three-course meal you'll find anywhere in the Bath region.
Behind The Façade
Side step the madding crowds to encounter a different, & more intriguing Bath. Look beyond the surface & delve deeper to uncover a wealth of stories, people & places that most visitors, and many locals never encounter.