27 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

27 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cotswolds trip planner

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Fly to Birmingham International Airport, Drive to Shipston on Stour
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Shipston on Stour
— 10 nights
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Gloucester
— 14 nights
Drive to Bristol Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Shipston on Stour

— 10 nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter), Cirencester (Parish Church of St John Baptist, Elemental Sculpture Park, &more) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, enjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Shipston on Stour trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Shipston on Stour is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gloucester

— 14 nights
Explore Gloucester's surroundings by going to Berkeley (Cattle Country Adventure Park, St. Mary's Church, &more), Walks around Wotton-under-Edge (in Wotton-under-Edge) and Tetbury (St Saviour's Church, Chavenage House, &more).

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gloucester planning website.

Drive from Shipston on Stour to Gloucester in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · 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.