5 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

5 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Cheltenham

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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. Family-friendly places like Cotswold Farm Park and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Lechlade (St George's Church, Kelmscott & Halfpenny Bridge) and Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Head 4 Heights Waterpark). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, make a trip to Gloucester Docks, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tewkesbury Abbey.

Plan my day in Cheltenham using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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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.