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Small group tours of England

The new way to enjoy escorted touring – on an adeo Travel small group tour of England you’ll enjoy an in depth look at some of England’s regions on an intimate tour with no more than 18 other co-passengers.

From the patchwork hills of the Cotswolds, to the furthest reaches of the scenic Cornwall Peninsula, what better way to explore the charming landscapes and towns of England than in a luxury mini-coach, with a small group of like-minded people. All the time enjoying the benefits and local insights of a your accompanying professional driver-guide or tour director.

We have chosen the best local operators in order to provide our guests with a selection of England small-group regional itineraries which will take you behind the tourist façade. Don’t simply glimpse the tourist attractions from afar, on a small-group tour you travel to small, quintessential towns and can immerse yourself in the culture of the region. Your finely balanced itinerary will include unique visitor attractions and authentic local experiences whilst also providing a relaxed pace of travel and free-time to explore at your own leisure.

On your England small group tour you’ll journey aboard a dedicated luxury 18 seater mini-coach, the perfect vehicle for getting off the highways and on to some of England’s renowned country roads where you’ll discover a host of sites, areas and villages that the larger coaches simply cannot reach.

The smaller group size enables us to stay in a hand-picked selection of charming, boutique properties from traditional English country inns to historic town-house hotels. Quainter lodgings ensures that your overnight stays are an integral part of your vacation experience and reflect England’s unique heritage. Meet the locals in the lounge bar, enjoy a regional beer and where meals are included choose from menus of quality local cuisine.

  Key features
  • A range of unique England itineraries to choose from
  • The services of an accompanying driver-guide or separate tour director
  • All overnight accommodation in charming English hotels
  • Fully cooked English breakfast each morning and inclusive evening dining on selected itineraries
  • A comprehensive sightseeing and experience programme
  • Expert advice from your adeo Travel Britain Expert during the planning of your trip
  • Full travel documents pack including printed itinerary outline Britain map travel vouchers and our local hints and tips.
      Tour benefits
    • Travel the road less well-trodden to get behind the tourist façade of England
    • Your luxury mini-coach can get off the beaten track to areas larger coaches can’t reach
    • Gain local insight of England’s history and heritage from your guiding companion
    • Enjoy authentic local experiences and cuisine for a true taste of England
    • Experience England’s hospitality in quaint and characterful hotels
    • Hassle-free planning with your own dedicated England expert.

      England Small Group Tours

      Our selection of small group tours of England
      Tours of England - Bath

      A Cotswolds Small Group Tour - Heart of England takes you on a journey through one of Britain’s most iconic and traditional regions, encompassing Oxford, Stratford-upon Avon, Bath and the Cotswolds. On your five day trip we’ll experience Oxford’s dreaming Spires, visit enchanting film locations, explore honey-coloured Cotswold villages, ancient abbeys and stately homes not to mention the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath.

        New for 2021  
      England Tours Salisbury

      A small group tour of England – England’s Rustic Charm is a leisurely tour exploring the highlights of central and Northern England. Departing the elegant city of Bath you’ll enjoy a journey through the rolling hills and honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds to the ruggedly beautiful landscapes of the English Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Along the way we’ll visit the dreaming spires of Oxford, the Tudor streets of Stratford-upon-Avon and spend two nights in the medieval city of York. A leisurely journey that will no doubt leave you enchanted by England’s traditional charm.

      England Tours - St Ives Cornwall

      A small group tour of Cornwall – this tour takes you through the beautiful West Country of England, a region which has it all, from history and architecture, to breath-taking scenery and fine food. See wild ponies in the Dartmoor National Park, visit Doc Martin’s Port Isaac and explore a maritime past in Falmouth. Enjoy regional specialties including Cornish Pasties, cream teas and a meal at Rick Stein’s renowned ‘The Seafood Restaurant’.

      England Tours - St Ives Cornwall

      A small group tour of Cornwall – this tour takes you through the beautiful West Country of England, a region which has it all, from history and architecture, to breath-taking scenery and fine food. See wild ponies in the Dartmoor National Park, visit Doc Martin’s Port Isaac and explore a maritime past in Falmouth. Enjoy regional specialties including Cornish Pasties, cream teas and a meal at Rick Stein’s renowned ‘The Seafood Restaurant’.

        New for 2021  

      A small group tour of Cornwall – Treasures of Cornwall takes you on a leisurely journey through England’s enchanting West Country. This region is home to a unique Celtic heritage and beguiling landscapes; we’ll travel from the elegant Georgian city of Bath through the rolling hills of Somerset and across the barren moors of Devon to the dramatic coastlines of Cornwall. Along the way we’ll visit ancient stone-circles, taste local specialities, unearth Arthurian Legends, discover cliff-side castles, hear smugglers tales and explore rambling fishing villages. Cornwall’s many treasures are just waiting to be discovered.

        New for 2021  
      Bibury, Cotswolds, England

      A Cotswolds Small Group Tour – Meander the patchwork landscapes and charming villages of the Cotswolds on this leisurely journey through the heart of England. Beyond the grandeur of the city of Bath, the Cotswolds provide a treasure trove of rustic countryside and historic sites to explore; we’ll journey over rolling hills, wander amongst ancient stone circles and stroll the cobbled market squares of honey-coloured villages. Highlights will include a visit to a working Cotswold Farm and passing time in the grounds of a private Cotswold Manor. The Cotswolds offer a showcase of quintessential England and its finest.

        New for 2021  

      A Small Group Tour of England – Discover the golden coastlines of Cornwall and the quintessential villages of the Cotswold on this diverse journey from the far South West to the Heart of England. This leisurely tour takes you over rugged moorlands and along the sweeping bays and craggy cliffs of Devon and Cornwall. Then it returns north to the rolling patchwork fields and honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds. On the journey we’ll experience the historic cities of Bath, Salisbury and Oxford and see the iconic Stonehenge as well as a host of hidden gems including secluded fishing villages, cliff-top castles, stately manors and rustic farms.

      English Gardens

      An English Gardens Tour – Enjoy a leisurely journey through the scenic South East of England to visit a host of opulent country estates and their quintessential English Country Gardens. This itinerary takes you from the vibrant city of London to the romantic Sissinghurst Castle and onwards to the opulent Hampton Court Palace. Along the way we'll see a host of RHS gardens including London's Kew Gardens and visit the historic city of Windsor – a delightful journey to see the very best of this green and pleasant corner of England.

        New for 2021  
      Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England

      An England Small Group Tour – Discover the rich history and rustic landscapes of England on this diverse journey from the far South West to England’s Northern territories. England’s Coastline and Countryside takes you from the golden bays and craggy cliffs of Cornwall through the quintessential villages of the Cotswolds to the rugged landscapes of Yorkshire and the Lake District. Along the way we’ll visit the elegant cities of Bath, Salisbury, Oxford and York and enjoy a host of local visits and experiences to truly immerse ourselves in England’s unique charm and heritage.

      Tours of England - Bath

      A Cotswolds Small Group Tour - Heart of England takes you on a journey through one of Britain’s most iconic and traditional regions, encompassing Oxford, Stratford-upon Avon, Bath and the Cotswolds. On your five day trip we’ll experience Oxford’s dreaming Spires, visit enchanting film locations, explore honey-coloured Cotswold villages, ancient abbeys and stately homes not to mention the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath.

      Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England

      A Small Group Tour of England – Discover the rich history and rustic landscapes of England on this diverse journey from the far South West to England’s Northern territories. England’s Coastline and Countryside takes you from the golden bays and craggy cliffs of Cornwall through the quintessential villages of the Cotswolds to the rugged landscapes of Yorkshire and the Lake District. Along the way we’ll visit the elegant cities of Bath, Salisbury, Oxford and York and enjoy a host of local visits and experiences to truly immerse ourselves in England’s unique charm and heritage.

      England Tours Salisbury

      A small group tour of England – England’s Rustic Charm is a leisurely tour exploring the highlights of central and northern England. Departing the elegant city of Bath you’ll enjoy a journey through the rolling hills and honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds to the ruggedly beautiful landscapes of the English Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Along the way we’ll visit the dreaming spires of Oxford, the Tudor streets of Stratford-upon-Avon and spend two nights in the medieval city of York. A leisurely journey that will leave you charmed by England’s unique heritage and rustic landscapes.

      Gardens Tours England

      An English Gardens Tour – This small-group journey allows you to enjoy the undoubted highlight of the British gardening year, the Chelsea Flower Show, exhibiting award-winning gardens and resplendent flower displays. With this event as its centrepiece, this tour explores the charming county of Kent, known as the “Garden of England” and celebrates some of the most iconic, creative and inspirational historic houses and gardens in England.

      England Tours - Hever Castle

      An England Small Group Tour – Explore quintessential England on this six-day journey through the beautiful counties of the South East. Discover a wealth of historic and cultural attractions from Canterbury Cathedral and Dover’s White Cliffs to harbour town Whitstable, the “pearl of Kent”. On route sample award-winning English beers, wander some of England’s finest gardens and explore grandiose medieval castles and Royal Palaces.

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      England Tours - Hever Castle

      An England Small Group Tour – Explore quintessential England on this six-day journey through the beautiful counties of the South East. Discover a wealth of historic and cultural attractions from Canterbury Cathedral and Dover’s White Cliffs to harbour town Whitstable, the “pearl of Kent”. On route sample award-winning English beers, wander some of England’s finest gardens and explore grandiose medieval castles and Royal Palaces.

      Christmas in Britain Tours

      A Winter Tour of England - There's nowhere quite like England when it comes to wrapping up warm and enjoying the seasonal magic of Christmas. This small-group tour explores England's most festive attractions as we tour the Cotswolds countryside and cathedral cities of central England.  We'll get in to the Christmas Spirit as we experience Choral Evensong services, discover the traditions of bygone times and set aside time to pick-up some gifts in and maybe indulge in a mug of mulled-wine at some of England's renowned Christmas markets along the way!

      Christmas in Britain Tours

      A Winter Tour of England - There's nowhere quite like England when it comes to wrapping up warm and enjoying the seasonal magic of Christmas. This small-group tour explores England's most festive attractions as we tour the Cotswolds countryside and cathedral cities of central England.  We'll get in to the Christmas Spirit as we experience Choral Evensong services, discover the traditions of bygone times and set aside time to pick-up some gifts in and maybe indulge in a mug of mulled-wine at some of England's renowned Christmas markets along the way!

        Improved Itinerary  

      A small group tour of Cornwall – Treasures of Cornwall takes you on a leisurely journey through England’s enchanting West Country. This region is home to a unique Celtic heritage and beguiling landscapes; we’ll travel from London over the Salisbury Plain and along the Jurassic Coast to the barren moors of Devon and the dramatic coastlines of Cornwall beyond. Along the way we’ll visit ancient stone-circles, taste local specialities, unearth Arthurian Legends, discover cliff-side castles, hear smugglers tales and explore rambling fishing villages. Cornwall’s many treasures are just waiting to be discovered.

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