3 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

3 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cotswolds vacation maker

©
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

Cheltenham

— 2 nights
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Cotswold Range and Chavenage House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Cirencester (Parish Church of St John Baptist & Heli Adventures). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at The Dragonfly Maze, make a trip to The Model Village, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Innocents Church.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham travel planning site.

London to Cheltenham is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cotswolds travel guide

4.4
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.