7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Birmingham International Airport, Drive to Shipston on Stour
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Shipston on Stour
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Tetbury
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Drive to Bristol Airport, Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Newark

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Shipston on Stour side-trips: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter) and Church of St Peter & St Paul (in Northleach). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, steep yourself in history at St Nicholas Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Shipston on Stour travel itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Shipston on Stour is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Shipston on Stour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Tetbury.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

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Tetbury

Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tetbury: Art Couture Painswick Gallery (in Painswick) and Bibury Trout Farm (in Bibury). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Westonbirt Arboretum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, admire the striking features of Chavenage House, and see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tetbury travel route planner.

You can drive from Shipston on Stour to Tetbury in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tetbury

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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.