7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  2​h
1
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Berkeley
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: London

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. Shop till you drop at Chedworth Farm Shop and Tara Antiques Centre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hailes Church and Gloucester Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Feldon Valley, Cotswolds (in Brailes) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Gloucester Quays, steep yourself in history at Tewkesbury Abbey, and make a trip to Gloucester Docks.

Before you visit Cheltenham, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London to Cheltenham is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Berkeley.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Shopping Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Gloucester, Hailes Church, Tewkesbury Abbey, Bicester Village, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

3
nights
Berkeley

Berkeley ©
Berkeley is a small town and parish in Gloucestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Berkeley Castle. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Berkeley Castle, tee off at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, and finally raise your glass at Stroud Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at Fifi's Fancy Furniture, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Westonbirt House and Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross, then hunt for treasures at Shambles Market, and finally stop by Stroud Farmers' Market.

Plan my day in Berkeley using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Berkeley in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berkeley

Shopping Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Stroud, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, Malmesbury Market Cross, Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Westonbirt House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Stroud Farmers' Market ©
Stroud Farmers' Market
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Berkeley Castle ©
Berkeley Castle

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