5 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

5 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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5 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Slimbridge
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Exeter

1
day
Slimbridge

Slimbridge ©
Slimbridge is a village near Dursley in Gloucestershire, England.It is best known as the home of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust's Slimbridge Reserve which was started by Sir Peter Scott. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Purton Ships Graveyard, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and then identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Slimbridge journey planner .

Exeter to Slimbridge is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Slimbridge are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Slimbridge

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Berkeley
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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Purton Ships Graveyard ©
Purton Ships Graveyard
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

4
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Moreton in Marsh and Fosse Gallery. Cotswold Motoring Museum and Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Moreton-in-Marsh: Mechanical Music Museum (in Northleach), St. Mary's Church (in Fairford) and St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, view the masterpieces at Peter Martin Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Richard Hagen, and explore the engaging exhibits at The Old Mill Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Moreton-in-Marsh tour planner.

Getting from Slimbridge to Moreton-in-Marsh by car takes about an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Broadway, Snowshill Manor, Combe Mill
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum

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