8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + train:  26​h
1
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Longleat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheltenham Minster, identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, then pause for some photo ops at Hailes Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at Tewkesbury Abbey.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cheltenham trip itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Cheltenham is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, Cheltenham is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bath, Tewkesbury Abbey, Longleat, Gloucester Cathedral
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

2
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, admire the natural beauty at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. James' Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chipping Campden trip website .

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Chipping Campden takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Chipping Campden can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Snowshill Manor, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswold Motoring Museum, The Parish Church of St. Mary, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
St. James' Church ©
St. James' Church

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