8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + train:  16​h
1
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Berkeley
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Calgary

2
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Get outdoors at Birdland and The Cotswold Range. Cotswold Motoring Museum and Snowshill Manor will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bourton-on-the-Water: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), Bugatti Trust Visitor Center (in Gotherington) and St. Mary's Church (in Fairford). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary, and see the interesting displays at Mechanical Music Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Bourton-on-the-Water route planner .

Calgary, Canada to Bourton-on-the-Water is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Bourton-on-the-Water is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Berkeley.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Snowshill Manor, Sudeley Castle, St. Edward's Church, St. Mary's Church
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Birdland ©
Birdland

4
nights
Berkeley

Berkeley ©
Berkeley is a small town and parish in Gloucestershire, England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gloucester Cathedral and Castle Combe Village. Tewkesbury Abbey and Malmesbury Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berkeley: Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury), Nature in Art (in Twigworth) and Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum (in Gloucester). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks, and steep yourself in history at Purton Ships Graveyard.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Berkeley day trip tool .

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Berkeley in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Berkeley are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berkeley

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Tetbury, Malmesbury, Tewkesbury Abbey, Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

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