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THE COTSWOLDS
PAINT EUROPE TRIP
with
LORI MCNEE 

THE COTSWOLDS
PLEIN AIR PAINTING TRIP
with ARTIST LORI MCNEE 

7 Days / 6 Nights

May 11 - 17 , 2025

Cost To Be Announced

"Thank you to both of you for leading us on the trip of a lifetime." Kevin H

Cotswold Countryside

Historic Cotswold Market Villages

Beautiful Cotswold Gardens

The Cotswolds is a painter's heaven!

Whether you are a seasoned artist... or you have never painted before and have always wanted to learn... join award-winning artist and instructor Lori McNee in May to capture the beauty of the magnificent English countryside and charming historic Cotswold villages... painting en plein air in your own unique style.

Each day we'll feed our creative souls. There will be painting sessions in scenic Cotswold locations. Lori will provide demonstrations and offer individual personal instruction designed to improve your painting skills and expand your art experience. Along with your paintings, you'll take home many treasured memories of a wonderful & fun-filled Cotswold painting holiday and creative adventure.

 

We'll paint landscapes in the beautiful English countryside filled with rolling green hills... we'll paint in picturesque villages with golden limestone buildings, including Broadway, the former home of artist John Singer Sargent... we'll visit and paint in one of England's most stunning gardens, Hidcote Manor, a National Trust garden surrounded by fields, pastures, and thatched roof houses... and we'll set up our easels at additional scenic Cotswold locations personally-selected by Lori.

 

Non-painter friends and spouses of artists are welcome to join as there are many non-painting activities.

We'll be based in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, a historic Cotswold market town filled with charm and enchanted character. We'll stay five nights in The Manor House Inn, a much-loved 16th century Cotswold inn with just 36 rooms. Today the inn is part of the Cotswold Inns & Hotels luxury hotels collection. 

We'll end the tour in central London, staying Friday night in the elegant and charming Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel, a

quintessentially British luxury hotel.

The tour includes many traditional English extras -- including a welcome reception dinner with Oxfordshire hors d'oeuvres and French wines... a traditional English cuisine farewell dinner... happy hour sessions in the hotel garden reviewing the day's creative works.  

There will be personal free time for individual painting... to take leisure walks... explore village boutiques, antique shops and art galleries... patronize classic English pubs... rub shoulders with locals... relax in the hotel garden.

Optional before breakfast group pleasure walks are organized for travelers who want some morning exercise before starting their vacation day.

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Lori McNee

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Paintings of Lori McNee

The Cotswold Paint Europe Trip Is Designed To Provide:

  • A fabulous vacation and painting experience in the beautiful Cotswolds... painting each day in the English countryside or in one of the region's charming villages with golden Cotswold-stone buildings.

  • Daily art instruction and painting with Lori McNee.

  • Friendly and fun small group environment limited to 15 persons. Enjoy the camaraderie and begin friendships with like-minded travelers.

  • Free personal time for added painting... shopping... relaxing.

  • Optional group morning pleasure walks led by Paint Europe president, Tom Harter.

  • Recommended restaurants provided should you want to explore on your own, yet everyone is invited to join Catherine for local-cuisine group meals.

  • Concierge service & support – fully escorted tour, personal & customized service, for a fun and WORRY-FREE vacation!​ 

What's Included:

  • Daily sketching and painting with Lori McNee.

  • Six nights in a personally-selected charming and elegant hotels:

    • The Manor House Inn in Moreton-in-Marsh: A quaint and romantic old-world style English inn, that was once a coaching inn, with individually designed rooms, and a tranquil walled garden to relax.

    • Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel in London: A quintessentially British luxury hotel located in the elegant Mayfair district of central London.

  • Daily hotel buffet English breakfasts.

  • Two evenings of traditional English cuisine dinners with French wines hosted by Lori and Paint Europe:

    • Sunday Evening in Moreton-in-Marsh - Welcome Reception/Dinner

    • Friday Evening in London - Gala Farewell Dinner

  • Visit to Broadway, Chipping Campden and to specially-selected Cotswold gardens.

  • Morning pleasure walks - optional before breakfast walks through Moreton-in-Marsh and along country lanes. 

  • Garden, castle and villa entrance fees for all group activities and day trips.

  • Round-trip group transfer between Central London and The Cotswolds 

  • Ground transportation for all group activities, including private mini-buses for day trips.

  • Concierge service & support.

 

Arrival & Departure City - London, England

Meet in Central London: 

Private Bus Transfer: Leave Central London to The Cotswolds - Sunday, May 11, at 12:30PM

​Tour Ends Saturday Morning, May 17 in London: We'll be staying Friday night, May 16, in Central London

Trip Hosts: 

Lori McNee, Artist & Instructor - More About Lori

Tom Harter, WalkEurope President - More About Tom

 

Trip Cost:

To Be Announced.

Space Is Limited -- Recommend to Reserve Early!

Limited to 15 persons.

Please Note: WalkEurope strives to operate according to our published itinerary. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond our control or opportunities that would enhance the itinerary, adjustments may be necessary. Hotels and itinerary are subject to changes. Tour is subject to meeting eight person participation.

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