10 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

10 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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10 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Brussels
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Cheltenham
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Castle Combe
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Brussels

5
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Step out of the city life by going to Walks With Hawks and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Hailes Abbey and Hailes Church will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: Birdland (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Bletchley Park (in Bletchley). And it doesn't end there: hike along Cotswold Way, admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, and take in the history at Tewkesbury Battlefield.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cheltenham route planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Cheltenham is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Winchcombe, Gloucester, Bourton-on-the-Water, Bletchley Park
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

3
nights
Castle Combe

Castle Combe ©
Castle Combe is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about 5mi northwest of the town of Chippenham.The village has two parts: one is in the narrow valley of the By Brook, while Upper Castle Combe is on higher ground to the east, on the B4039 road which links Chippenham with Chipping Sodbury. Get outdoors at The Cotswold Range and Westonbirt Arboretum. Popular historic sites such as Castle Combe Village and Avebury Stone Circle are in your itinerary. Explore Castle Combe's surroundings by going to Tintern Abbey (in Tintern) and Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta & Old Sarum). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Chavenage House and pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyriac's Church.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Castle Combe trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Castle Combe takes 1.5 hours. September in Castle Combe sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Salisbury, Tetbury, Tintern Abbey, The Cotswold Range, Avebury Stone Circle
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

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