11 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

11 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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11 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + train:  17​h 15​min
1
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Berkeley
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, admire all the interesting features of Newbridge Farm Park, then explore and take pictures at Cotswold Farm Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheltenham Minster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): head outdoors with The Cotswold Range and then meet the residents at The International Centre for Birds of Prey.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham attractions website .

San Francisco, USA to Cheltenham is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Cheltenham. June in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 1st (Mon), you're off toBerkeley.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The International Centre for Birds of Prey, The Cotswold Range, Gloucester Cathedral, Newbridge Farm Park
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Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

2
nights
Berkeley

Berkeley ©
Berkeley is a small town and parish in Gloucestershire, England. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and The Royal Gardens at Highgrove. Step out of Berkeley to go to Westbury on Severn and see Westbury Court Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Cattle Country Adventure Park. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Chavenage House and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Berkeley trip planner.

Drive from Cheltenham to Berkeley in an hour. Traveling from Cheltenham in July, things will get little chillier in Berkeley: highs are around 68°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Berkeley

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Slimbridge, Tetbury, Westbury Court Garden
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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

5
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. Kids will enjoy Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Dragonfly Maze. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cotswold Falconry Centre and Cotswolds Distillery. Explore Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to Rollright Stones (in Rollright), Banbury (Broughton Castle & Wykham Park Farm Shop) and Chipping Campden (Kiftsgate Court Gardens & Hidcote Manor Garden). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Birdland, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church, and admire all the interesting features of Tanks-Alot.

To see more things to do and tourist information, use the Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Berkeley to Bourton-on-the-Water in an hour. July in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Banbury, Chipping Campden, St. Edward's Church, St Peter's Church
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum

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