South Cotswold Guided Coach Tour

Wednesday 20/03/13 00:00

South Cotswolds

Join Marchants Coaches and Anne Bartlett, a Blue Badge Tour guide, on a scenic guided tour of the glorious South Cotswolds in celebration of English Tourism Week

The day trip will unveil the varied character and splendour of the region and Anne will impart some of her expert knowledge on the history and heritgae, traditions and famous personalities of the county.  Included will be specially arranged visits to some of Gloucestershire's top attractions.

The tour is as follows:

The scenic drive will take us through picturesque place such as Cranham Woods, Painswick and Minchinhampton Common.  After a coffee shop in Tetbury the journey will continue down the escarpment through Wotton Under Edge to Slimbridge WWT.  There the Reserve Manager will welocme us to the visitor centre and give us an illustrated talk on the history and important work of the Trust.  Our lunch break will be at Slimbridge.  The scenic drive will continue in the afternoon to Gloucester Folk Museum where we will meet the Curator who will introduce us to the museum and discuss a few of her favourite exhibits during our tea break.  Return time approx 5.30pm.

Coach meeting points:

8.45am: Cheltenham Racecourse P&R
9.00am: Cheltenham Park Hotel
9.10am: The Queens Hotel, Cheltenham
9.20am: The Chase Hotel, Brockworth

Advanced booking essential through:

Marchants Coaches: www.marchants-coaches.com  Tel: 01242 257714

VisitCheltenham: www.visitcheltenham.com  Tel: 01242 522878

www.tourandexplore.com