3 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

3 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Bourton-on-the-Water
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Bourton-on-the-Water

— 2 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Cotswold Falconry Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: Chavenage House (in Tetbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birdland, and stop by Octavia's Bookshop.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water online holiday planner.

London to Bourton-on-the-Water is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.