43 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

43 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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43 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gloucester
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Castle Combe
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Saint Louis

15
nights
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Step out of the city life by going to Cotswold Archery and Birdland. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mechanical Music Museum and Cotswold Motoring Museum. Explore Stow-on-the-Wold's surroundings by going to Cirencester (St Michael and St Martins Church & Talland School of Equitation), Burford (Tolsey Museum & St John the Baptist) and Swinbrook (St Oswald's Church & St Mary's Church). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Snowshill Manor, contemplate the long history of The Gallery at The Guild, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, and see the interesting displays at Combe Mill.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stow-on-the-Wold tour itinerary maker site .

Saint Louis, USA to Stow-on-the-Wold is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Saint Louis to Stow-on-the-Wold, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Saint Louis in April; daily highs in Stow-on-the-Wold reach 56°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Broadway, Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Winchcombe
Highlights from your plan
Fosse Gallery ©
Fosse Gallery
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church

13
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gloucester Cathedral and Corinium Museum. Sudeley Castle and Tewkesbury Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: Cirencester (Cirencester Park, Parish Church of St John Baptist, & more), South Cerney (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & WMSki) and Hailes Abbey (in Hailes). Spend the 10th (Fri) on the hunt with Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, explore the world behind art at Nature in Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gloucester holiday planner .

Drive from Stow-on-the-Wold to Gloucester in an hour. Traveling from Stow-on-the-Wold in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 51°F in Gloucester. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, South Cerney, Tetbury
Highlights from your plan
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
Hailes Abbey ©
Hailes Abbey

12
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. Step out of the city life by going to Walks around Wotton-under-Edge and Chipping Sodbury Golf Club. Visit Castle Combe Village and Malmesbury Market Cross for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Wotton-under-Edge (Kingswood Abbey Gatehouse, Cotswold Edge Golf Club, & more), Chipping Sodbury (Lady’s Wood Shooting School, The Players Club, & more) and Malmesbury (Athelstan Museum, Malmesbury Abbey, & more). There's much more to do: make a trip to St. Andrew's Church, admire all the interesting features of Marshfield Farm Ice Cream, and tee off at Manor House Golf Club.

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Getting from Gloucester to Castle Combe by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Castle Combe

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wotton-under-Edge, Malmesbury, Chipping Sodbury, Marshfield Farm Ice Cream
Highlights from your plan
St. Andrew's Church ©
St. Andrew's Church
Malmesbury Abbey ©
Malmesbury Abbey
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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