4 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

4 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Shipston on Stour
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Gloucester
— 3 nights
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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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and then tee off at Feldon Valley.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Shipston on Stour holiday planning website.

London to Shipston on Stour is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Golf · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Gloucester

The Roman Baths and Stonehenge will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at The Cotswold Range and Longleat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Bath Abbey (in Bath).

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gloucester trip planner.

Getting from Shipston on Stour to Gloucester by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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.