Episode 10 - Oxfordshire Cotswolds
Darren visited the Oxfordshire Cotwolds to enjoy the stately interiors of Blenheim Palace, take a tour of picturesque village Burford and brave a ghost tour.
Bay Tree Hotel
Standard double rooms cost from £55 per person per night.
For stays during the months of April and May, the hotel is currently offering stays priced from £75 per person (based on two guests sharing) including accommodation, three-course dinner and full English breakfast.
On www.oxfordshirecotswolds.org there is an itinerary builder on the home page that you can use to plan and build your trip to the area – individual areas hotels/attractions/towns/villages etc can be clicked on and added to the itinerary and even mapped out.
Aston Pottery Tour
If you come on a weekday as an individual or small group (fewer than 12 people) you can have a free tour of the workshop - just ask in the shop. If there are more than 12 people they must book in for a demonstration and tour. It costs £3.50 per person and lasts for about an hour - this can be at other times, such as evenings and weekends, by arrangement.
Burford Ghost Tour
Available by booking only: £7 for adults (12 and over); £4 for children
When you buy a full entry ticket to Blenheim Palace it converts to an annual pass for free – so you can visit as many times as you like for only one ticket price.
Indivudual admission to Palace, Park & Gardens costs
Adult £20 Concessions £15.50