7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Fly to Birmingham International Airport, Drive to Chipping Campden
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Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
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Malmesbury
— 3 nights
Drive to Bristol Airport, Fly to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport

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Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Sudeley Castle and Kiftsgate Court Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Walk to Broadway Tower and Birdland. Explore Chipping Campden's surroundings by going to Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey & Old Baptist Chapel). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, and contemplate the long history of Chastleton House and Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chipping Campden trip planner.

Houston, USA to Chipping Campden is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Houston to Chipping Campden, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in July, expect nights in Chipping Campden to be little chillier, around 60°F, while days are much colder, around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Malmesbury.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Malmesbury

On the 22nd (Wed), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get outside with The Cotswold Range, then contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): admire the striking features of Chavenage House, look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, then explore the ancient world of Llanthony Secunda Priory, then stroll around Monastery garden prinknash, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St John Baptist.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Malmesbury trip site.

Getting from Chipping Campden to Malmesbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malmesbury

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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.