1 day in Cotswolds Itinerary

1 day in Cotswolds Itinerary

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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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey and then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham sightseeing planner.

Manchester to Cheltenham is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Museums · Historic Sites

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Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.