Stourhead, Bishops & Cathedrals

9-5 - Door-to-Door - All Costs Included - Available All Year Round
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Unveil the stories of fornicating Bishops, pious pilgrims & corrupt clergy at Wells Cathedral & Bishops Palace then journey deep into hidden, undiscovered, ancient landscapes, to the world-famous gardens at Stourhead Estate.

Venture to the historic city of Wells for a first-hand encounter with England’s religious & medieval past. Unveil the stories of fornicating Bishops, pious pilgrims & corrupt clergy whilst wandering through its 13th Century Bishop's Palace, gardens & Cathedral before stopping for an exquisite lunch nearby.

Journey deep into hidden, undiscovered, ancient landscapes, to the world-famous gardens at Stourhead. Encounter serenity, awe & beauty on a stroll around the lake of England's most spectacular landscape garden, discovering magnificent vistas, stunning specimens, sunken grottos & classical temples...Admire the perfectly preserved adjacent Stourhead House, a Palladian Mansion that was once home to the Hoare family, before heading back to Bath along narrow lanes, past sheep & stone cottages.

(Please note: In the off-season, the Stourhead section is replaced with a visit to Kilver Court Boutique Shopping Village & gardens)

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Our Curated Experiences are much more than a 'tour'.

Each one is a personalised, intimate, in-depth journey of discovery into our local region that shares the very best of our landscapes, places, stories, food, drink, culture & crafts, away from the crowds.

We deliberately don't share all the details... The discoveries & reveals are part of the magic.

Our guides are also pretty special. They are passionate, intelligent, engaging locals who'll get to know you & tailor the experience to you so that you can relax & 'immerse' yourself in authentic England.

We don't share the exact itinerary as the reveals are part of the magic! However, we can tell you...

This will be the Highlight of your Trip. Guaranteed.

- You'll be one of 2-8 guests.
- We'll collect & return you from your central Bath location
- All costs are included - including a fabulous local lunch!
- Your guide will be a friendly, inquisitive, knowledgeable local.
- Our tours are like chocolate boxes - a mix of everything. This tour includes nature, history, ancient buildings, tiny settlements, towns & maybe a garden...
- We go way beyond the usual experience. Expect much more meaningful discussions & insights into our region..

We guarantee this will be the Highlight of the Tour.

- You'll be one of 2-8 guests.
- We'll collect & return you from your central Bath location
- All costs are included - including a fabulous local lunch!
- Your guide will be a friendly, inquisitive, knowledgeable local.
- Our tours are like chocolate boxes - a mix of everything. This tour includes nature, history, ancient buildings, tiny settlements, towns & maybe a garden...
- We go way beyond the usual experience. Expect much more meaningful discussions & insights into our region..
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We collect you from your central Bath location.

If a pick-up is not possible, our collection point is by the VisitBath Visitor Information Centre in central Bath.

If you are not staying in central Bath, please be at the pick-up point by 15 minutes before the tour's start time. Please note that due to need to keep to schedule, we are unable to wait for late arrivals if we've not been given prior notice of the delay.
Please be ready for collection at the agreed time
Tours typically return to Bath between 4.45pm and 5.15pm.

Stourhead Gardens by Flikr GB_1984 - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
Bishops Palace Garden by Rodw https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

Things to consider



This tour is conducted in English, but we also speak Spanish, German, Indian & Romanian. Contact us for details.

We are Solo Traveller Friendly but Private Bookings require a minimum of two guests...

Due to the in-depth nature of this experience, we ask those with children under 12 get in touch before booking.

Some limited walking is required (no more than 500m at a time), and we can accommodate those with limited mobility but sadly not wheelchair users currently.

The Highlight of your Trip... Guaranteed.