4 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

4 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cotswolds itinerary planner

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Gloucester
— 1 night
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Shipston on Stour
— 2 nights
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Gloucester

— 1 night
On the 5th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tewkesbury Abbey and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Gloucester Quays and then pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gloucester trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Milton Keynes to Gloucester is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Gloucester sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Shipston on Stour

— 2 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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Edmund. On your second day here, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Hart Gold and Silversmiths, steep yourself in history at The Gallery at The Guild, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birdland, then make a trip to The Model Village, and finally examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Shipston on Stour journey maker website.

You can drive from Gloucester to Shipston on Stour in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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.