The charm of the Cotswolds and beautiful Blenheim

The charm of the Cotswolds and beautiful Blenheim

Join Reays on our 5 day holiday to the Cotswolds, a stunning rural area of natural beauty covering parts of six counties.


Join Reays on our 5 day holiday to the Cotswolds, a stunning rural area of natural beauty covering parts of six counties.

The Cotswolds is a stunning rural area of natural beauty covering parts of six counties, including Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire each with those defining Cotswold features of honey golden stone and rolling hills, the ‘wolds’, providing a quintessential English charm found no where else in the world.


The Holt Hotel ***

Located in Oxfordshire and on the edge of the Cotswolds, the Holt Hotel is only 10 minutes’ drive from Blenheim Palace and Bicester Village, and a 25 minute drive from Oxford city centre.


The hotel has undergone significant refurbishment in the past year. The hotel offers 86 individually styled bedrooms, as well as a restaurant, bar, lounge, courtyard garden and free WiFi. All rooms have an ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, television and free tea and coffee.


There are a variety of dining facilities at the hotel. Guests can enjoy the refurbished Du Vall’s restaurant for breakfast each morning while Highwayman’s Bar and Lounge serves dinner daily.


Price includes:

  • 4 night stay at The Holt Hotel

  • Dinner, bed and breakfast

  • All excursions and entrance fees including Blenheim Palace

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Services of an experienced tour driver



Today we leave the local area in the morning as we journey South. We will stop at Stratford-upon-Avon where you will have free time to spend at your leisure. There are so many fantastic areas to explore, which is why visitors flock back year after year to discover more. From quaint side streets with unique and individual shops to open parklands along the river, there’s something for everyone. Afterwards rejoin the coach as we continue our journey to the hotel, checking in, in time for our evening meal.


After breakfast we will depart the hotel for a full day excursion to the splendid city of Oxford. Once in Oxford you will have free time to explore the city which is often described as the city of dreaming spires. From the ancient University of Oxford to the rolling hills of the Cotswolds there is so much rich history and culture for you to explore. Whether you want to discover an ancient civilisation at a world famous museum, wander around some of the most famous landmarks in the UK or relax with an afternoon tea, you will find something to do for all occasions and all members of the family. After a full day in Oxford we will return to the hotel for our evening meal.


Today we head out into the Oxfordshire countryside and visit Blenheim Palace which is set in two thousand acres of beautiful parkland and is the birth place of Winston Churchill. A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards we will take a trip to Winston Churchill’s grave at the nearby St Martin before we return to our hotel for our evening meal.


Today we will enjoy a full day tour of the beautiful Cotswold’s, truly an area of outstanding beauty. We will take in the many pretty villages and market towns such as Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-onthe- Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh before returning to our hotel in time for dinner.


Today we wave goodbye and set off on our journey back home, with a lunch stop on route. We will arrive back in Cumbria late afternoon.

Monday 5th August

5 days

Price per adult twin or double: £399.00

Child price available on request

Single supplement: £100.00 (double room for sole occupancy)

Deposit £40.00 payable on acceptance of booking.


Balance due 8 weeks prior to departure



Important information

Please advise us on booking of any mobility needs.

Where tourist services are provided orally this will be done in English.

The size of the tour will not exceed 61 and in the majority of cases will be less than this.

The minimum number of persons required for the holiday to take place will be notified to you at least 20 days before the commencement date.


This package is organised by Reays Coaches.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Carlisle Devonshire St 11-13 Devonshire Street
Carlisle CA3 8LG
Cockermouth, Aldi Aldi Cockermouth, Low Road,
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 4HH
Egremont Market Place bus stop, opposite Heron Foods,
Egremont CA22 2AA
Keswick Booth's Store, Bus Station
Tithebarn Street, Keswick CA12 5EA
Maryport, Curzon Street Co-op Store, Curzon Street
Maryport CA15 6DA
Thursby Bus Stop, Village Green
Thursby, CA5 6PE
Whitehaven Bus Stop (opposite Shipwrights Arms)
Whitehaven, CA28 7XE
Wigton Depot Reays Coaches Depot, Strawberry Fields, Syke Park
Wigton CA7 9NE
Workington Seaton Bus Stop (opposite M&S Car Park)
Workington CA14 3AB

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Syke Park, Wigton, CA7 9NE

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