11 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

11 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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11 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  28​h
1
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Berkeley
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Cotswold Motoring Museum and Corinium Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Birdland and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: St. Mary's Church (in Fairford), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Bugatti Trust Visitor Center (in Gotherington). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, examine the collection at Mechanical Music Museum, admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bourton-on-the-Water visit planner.

Sydney, Australia to Bourton-on-the-Water is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. June in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Berkeley.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Burford, Winchcombe, Cirencester, Stow-on-the-Wold, St. Mary's Church
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

4
nights
Berkeley

Berkeley ©
Berkeley is a small town and parish in Gloucestershire, England. Museum-lovers will appreciate Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden and Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Berkeley Castle and Castle Combe Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Berkeley: Gloucester (Gloucester Life Museum, St. Nicholas' Church, & more), Nature in Art (in Twigworth) and Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. James Church.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Berkeley travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Berkeley takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berkeley

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Slimbridge, Tewkesbury Abbey, Chavenage House, Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
Berkeley Castle ©
Berkeley Castle
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

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