7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + train:  12​h 45​min
1
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Shipston on Stour
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: Tetbury (Chavenage House, Westonbirt Arboretum, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Highnam Court Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick, and get a taste of the local shopping with Art Couture Painswick Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gloucester vacation planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Gloucester is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Toronto to Gloucester, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect nights in Gloucester to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tetbury, Painswick, Victoria Pleasure Gardens
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Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum

3
nights
Shipston on Stour

Shipston on Stour ©
Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shipston on Stour: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Shipston on Stour road trip website .

You can drive from Gloucester to Shipston on Stour in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Sudeley Castle, Hidcote Manor Garden, Broadway Tower, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden

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