5 days in Oxford & Cotswolds Itinerary

5 days in Oxford & Cotswolds Itinerary

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5 days in Oxford & Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: London
train:  1​h
1
Oxford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tewkesbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Castle Combe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Oxford Castle & Prison, engage your brain at History of Science Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Christ Church Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magdalen College. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Chedworth Roman Villa, then explore the world behind art at Kelmscott Manor, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Oswald's Church.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Oxford driving holiday planner .

London to Oxford is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chedworth Roman Villa, St Oswald's Church, Kelmscott Manor
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Chedworth Roman Villa ©
Chedworth Roman Villa
Kelmscott Manor ©
Kelmscott Manor

2
nights
Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Baptist Chapel, witness the site of a historic battle at Tewkesbury Battlefield Commemorative Sculptures, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, identify plant and animal life at Malvern Hills, and then contemplate the long history of Coughton Court.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tewkesbury online holiday builder .

Drive from Oxford to Tewkesbury in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oxford in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tewkesbury, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Coughton Court, Malvern Hills
Highlights from your plan
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Malvern Hills ©
Malvern Hills

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, make a trip to Lacock Abbey, then take in nature's colorful creations at Dyrham Park, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Andrew's Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Castle Combe tour itinerary builder website .

Drive from Tewkesbury to Castle Combe in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lacock Abbey, Dyrham Park
Highlights from your plan
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Lacock Abbey ©
Lacock Abbey
Dyrham Park ©
Dyrham Park

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