36 days in South West England Itinerary

36 days in South West England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South West England tour itinerary builder

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stroud
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gloucester
— 2 nights
Train
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Cheltenham
— 4 nights
Drive
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Shipston on Stour
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amesbury
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tetbury
— 1 night
Drive
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Winchcombe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Wareham
— 3 nights
Drive
13
Lechlade
— 1 night
Drive
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Tewkesbury
— 1 night
Drive
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Stow-on-the-Wold
— 4 nights
Drive to Birmingham International Airport, Fly to Lester B. Pearson International Airport

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Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Wilton House (in Wilton), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, browse for treasures at Simon Jackson Antiques & Interiors, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, and hunt for treasures at Shambles Market.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Bath is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Stroud.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Stroud

— 2 nights
Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Stroud Town Clock, then look for gifts at Stroud Farmers' Market, then contemplate the waterfront views at Thames and Severn Canal, and finally go for a walk through Rodborough Common.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Stroud trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bath to Stroud takes an hour. On the 12th (Sun), you're off to Gloucester.

Things to do in Stroud

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Gloucester

— 2 nights
You've now added Fab and Faded Antiques Centre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fab and Faded Antiques Centre. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range and then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gloucester road trip website.

Gloucester is just a short distance from Stroud. In April in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Gloucester

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheltenham

— 4 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. Cotswold Farm Park has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Montpellier District, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Brennen & Brown, get outside with Cleeve Hill, and stroll the grounds of Cheltenham Minster.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Cheltenham online journey planner.

Cheltenham is very close to Gloucester. In April in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will leave for Shipston on Stour on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Shipston on Stour

— 3 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. On the 19th (Sun), sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Whichford Pottery and then examine the collection at British Motor Museum.

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

You can drive from Cheltenham to Shipston on Stour in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh

— 3 nights
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Batsford Arboretum. Step out of Moreton-in-Marsh with an excursion to Langford Lakes Nature Reserve in Steeple Langford--about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum and don't miss a visit to The Moreton Gallery.

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Moreton-in-Marsh is just a short distance from Shipston on Stour. In April, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Amesbury.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Amesbury

— 2 nights
To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amesbury vacation planner.

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Amesbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Amesbury sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester

— 2 nights
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Your day by day itinerary now includes Simply Crystals as well as Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market. On the 26th (Sun), hunt for treasures at Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market and then look for gifts at Simply Crystals. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Chedworth Roman Villa, then stroll through Bibury Trout Farm, and then admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cirencester travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amesbury to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Tetbury.

Things to do in Cirencester

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Tetbury

— 1 night
Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Hookshouse Pottery. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Malmesbury Market Cross and then look for all kinds of wild species at Westonbirt Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): expand your horizons at Hookshouse Pottery and then admire the natural beauty at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Tetbury trip itinerary builder website.

Tetbury is just a stone's throw from Cirencester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Winchcombe.

Things to do in Tetbury

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

Winchcombe

— 2 nights
Winchcombe is a Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England. You've now added Winchcombe Antiques Centre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, then browse for treasures at Winchcombe Antiques Centre, and then take a stroll around The Regal Cinema. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center and then contemplate the long history of Belas Knap.

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Getting from Tetbury to Winchcombe by car takes about an hour. In April in Winchcombe, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Falmouth.

Things to do in Winchcombe

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Falmouth

— 1 night
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary and then stroll through Gyllyngvase Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Falmouth travel tool.

Drive from Winchcombe to Falmouth in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Winchcombe in May: highs in Falmouth hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Wareham.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Wareham

— 3 nights
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. On the 3rd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Studland beach and Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and then delve into the distant past at Wareham Saxon Wall Walk.

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Traveling by car from Falmouth to Wareham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Wareham are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lechlade.

Things to do in Wareham

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lechlade

— 1 night
Lechlade, or Lechlade-on-Thames, is a town at the southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cotswold Woollen Weavers. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Cotswold Woollen Weavers and then snap pictures at Halfpenny Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lechlade travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Wareham to Lechlade takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Lechlade can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Lechlade

Shopping

Tewkesbury

— 1 night
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. You've now added Malt House Emporium to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): browse for treasures at Malt House Emporium and then make a trip to Malvern Hills.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tewkesbury tour planner.

Traveling by car from Lechlade to Tewkesbury takes an hour. Traveling from Lechlade in May, Tewkesbury is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Stow-on-the-Wold

— 4 nights
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. You've now added The Baobab Tree to your itinerary. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum and don't miss a visit to The Model Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Stow-on-the-Wold day trip planning tool.

Getting from Tewkesbury to Stow-on-the-Wold by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Tewkesbury in May, plan for little chillier nights in Stow-on-the-Wold, with lows around 8°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip