Exploring Oxford and the surrounding areas with Bespoke Touring Packages

Oxford is one of the most historical and prestigious cities in the world, ensure you take in everything it has to offer with Sho4 Travel Oxford Tours.

I have provided tour packages since 2004, guiding tourists from across the UK as well as worldwide around the region. I offer 5 set tour packages, which are available to be individually crafted to ensure your trip is one you will always hold dear. Or I can design a tour just for you.

Our Tours

Tour A - Simply Cotswolds
Tour B - Stonehenge, Avebury, and Salisbury
Tour C - Regency Bath and the Southern Cotswolds
Tour D – Stratford-upon-Avon and the Northern Cotswolds

All of my tours are scheduled to begin and finish at either the visitor information centre, 15/16 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AS, or from your accommodation in the Oxford area.

Suggested times 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. with prices starting at £250 for a party of two, with extra guests priced at £50 pp and individual entrance fees not included.

Changes to programmes are available within reason or a completely bespoke package available to be created. I can cater for a maximum of 6 people in my Land Rover Discovery air conditioned comfortable vehicle.

Discovery Tours

All tours are created and guided and driven by me and I will show you around the area, with all groups travelling in my luxury Land Rover Discovery.

I am the owner and I do care!

Tour A - Simply Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is home to beautiful stone towns and villages, with the tour taking in the likes of Burford, Bibury, Broadway, and Bourton-on-the-Water. 

I will take you off the beaten track to gems that aren’t usually discovered by tourists, visiting churches, ruins, gardens, and big country houses.

Each tour is personalised to your preferences, taking in idyllic stone roofed manor houses, thatched cottages, open market squares, and winding streets

Tour B - Stonehenge, Avebury, and Salisbury Cathedral

Leaving Oxford behind, we will travel to visit the largest stone circle at Avebury to walk amongst the stones and view one of the oldest agricultural settlements in the country. 

We will take in the remains of an iron age fort and the white horse hill markings on our way to Stonehenge, driving past thatched cottages, rivers, and valleys before arriving at Salisbury where you can visit the old town or the beautiful cathedral.

Tour C - Regency Bath, Castle Combe, and the Southern Cotswold's

Via the Cotswold gateway town of Burford, we will take in the sights of Bibury, Cirencester, and Tetbury before the descent into Bath. 

You will be given a guided tour and detailed description of the formation and architecture of the town, before parking up and walking into the city with the opportunity to visit the site of the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. 

Our return journey has one final stop in Castle Combe, supposed to be one of the most beautiful villages in the country, before returning to Oxford.

Tour D - Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, and the Northern Cotswolds

This trip offers a deeper insight into the birthplace of William Shakespeare, we will journey through the iron stone countryside of Banbury before arriving in Stratford-upon -Avon.

Here you will be given the opportunity to see Shakespeare’s birthplace, as well as taking in Anne Hathaway’s cottage. The return home will showcase the best the region has to offer, witnessing the picturesque scenery of the northern Cotswolds. There is the opportunity on this tour to include Warwick castle and town as well but with reduced time at other locations.

Private Tours

I offer luxury tours that are bespoke to your own interests and needs, available for up to 6 people I chauffeur you in my luxury, air-conditioned vehicle.

Full-Day Private Tours

My full day private tours last between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and available to a parties of up to 6 people, with pickups available outside of Oxford, including London charged at cost.

Prices start from £250 per day for two people with travel costs included, but not individual attraction entrance fees. Prices for larger groups are negotiable.

Short Day Private Tours

My shorter private tours start from £300 per day for a party of up to 6, pickups are available from the Oxford area with the tour lasting from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Short day tours for less than six people start at £200

Hourly Rate

I can be available to be at your disposal all day to ferry you around between locations, costs are £60 per hour with a minimum of a four-hour hire if you do not want to sign up for a specific tour.

All bookings can be reserved with a 25% non-refundable deposit, with the rest paid at the time of your tour.

Personalised Tours

My personalised tours ensure you get to take in the attractions of your choice, with pickups also bespoke to your requirements.

Regency Bath and Castle Combe

Enjoy a drive through the southern Cotswolds with stops in Bibury, Cirencester, and Tetbury before exploring the architecture of Regency Bath including a visit to the famous Roman Baths. 

On the return journey, you'll experience the village of Castle Combe, which has been the set of several films including Dr Doolittle and War Horse.

Naval History

This tour is specific to the nautical fans, with a journey around the historic ports of Gloucester, Portsmouth, and Bristol. This tour will give you a better insight into England's naval history and a chance to experience the embarkment point of thousands off to the New World.

The Cotswolds

The journey through the Cotswolds will include trips to Warwick Castle and Stratford-upon- Avon, as well as an extensive village tour. You can choose to view large areas of beautiful open countryside and villages or visit Roman remains , churches or spectacular hillside walking route and sparkling chalk streams.

The New Forest

The largest uncultivated area in Britain offers fantastic scenery and walks through the forest and villages. The beatiful town of winchester can also be include on this tour

Thames Valley

Experience the town of Windsor and the historic castle, we can also visit Henley, Marlow and Maidenhead and villages along the River Thames and can include a boat trip, fantastic countryside as seen in the T.V series Midsomer Murders. Seperate tour available.

Salisbury and Stonehenge

Visit the World Heritage site of Stonehenge as well as Avebury stone circles, before driving over the Berkshire downs and into the valley of the River Test to take in Salisbury Cathedral and Bronze and Iron Age settlements such as Danebury hill fort or Uffington White horse and Waylands smithy.

Interested in seeing the best that the Oxford area has to offer? Contact me for the tour packages I provide to tourists from the UK and worldwide.