2 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

2 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Gloucester
— 1 day
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Shipston on Stour
— 1 night
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Gloucester

Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Old Baptist Chapel.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Gloucester trip planner.

Manchester to Gloucester is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Shipston on Stour

Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. On the 18th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Birdland, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then tee off at Feldon Valley, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shipston on Stour trip planner.

Getting from Gloucester to Shipston on Stour by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.