4 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

4 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Gloucester
— 1 night
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Shipston on Stour
— 2 nights
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Gloucester

On the 22nd (Sat), explore the activities along Severn Bore, take an in-depth tour of Museum in the Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Barn Owl Centre. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Nature in Art, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary de Crypt Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mariners Church.

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London to Gloucester is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Gloucester

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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. On the 24th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Edmund, look for gifts at Whichford Pottery, get engrossed in the history at Rollright Stones, center your mind and body at Freestyle360, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Walk to Broadway Tower, steep yourself in history at The Gallery at The Guild, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. James' Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

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Drive from Gloucester to Shipston on Stour in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · 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.