2 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

2 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Gloucester
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Gloucester

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Boer War Memorial, stroll through Birdland, then don't miss a visit to The Model Village, then relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Gloucester trip builder website.

London to Gloucester is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Churches · Zoos
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.