8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Arlingham
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Nailsworth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Lechlade
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: London

1
night
Arlingham

Arlingham ©
Arlingham is a village and civil parish in the Stroud District of Gloucestershire, England. On the 21st (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks, steep yourself in history at Tewkesbury Abbey, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Hopewell Colliery, steep yourself in history at The Old Station Tintern, then explore the historical opulence of Caldicot Castle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Arlingham online journey planner .

London to Arlingham is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In June in Arlingham, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nailsworth.

Things to do in Arlingham

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, The Old Station Tintern, Caldicot Castle, Hopewell Colliery, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Highlights from your plan
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Caldicot Castle ©
Caldicot Castle
Hopewell Colliery ©
Hopewell Colliery

2
nights
Nailsworth

Nailsworth ©
Nailsworth is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England, lying, in one of the Stroud Valleys in the Cotswolds, on the A46 road. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, see the interesting displays at Hopewell Colliery, then explore the historical opulence of Caldicot Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Newark Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): explore and take pictures at The New Lawn Stadium, stroll through Buscot House, then get lost in a book at Bampton Library, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's C Of E Church.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nailsworth day trip planning site .

Nailsworth is very close to Arlingham. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Lechlade.

Things to do in Nailsworth

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Bampton Library, Caldicot Castle, Newark Park, Hopewell Colliery, St Mary's C Of E Church
Highlights from your plan
The New Lawn Stadium ©
The New Lawn Stadium
Newark Park ©
Newark Park
Caldicot Castle ©
Caldicot Castle

4
nights
Lechlade

Lechlade ©
Lechlade, or Lechlade-on-Thames, is a town at the southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, England. Shop till you drop at Moreton in Marsh and Aston Pottery & Trading Company. Step out of the city life by going to Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland and Birdland. Get out of town with these interesting Lechlade side-trips: Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill), Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mechanical Music Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's C Of E Church, meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and steep yourself in history at National Trust - Great Coxwell Barn.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lechlade driving holiday site .

Drive from Nailsworth to Lechlade in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lechlade

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Faringdon, Burford, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Witney
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Chastleton House and Garden ©
Chastleton House and Garden
St Mary's C Of E Church ©
St Mary's C Of E Church

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