8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Shipston on Stour
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Gloucester
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Shipston on Stour

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook), Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and identify plant and animal life at Birdland.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Shipston on Stour road trip planner.

Palm Springs, USA to Shipston on Stour is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Palm Springs to Shipston on Stour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Gloucester

Gloucester ©
On the 22nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, then take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Pleasure Gardens, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks, and finally admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum, look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and then explore the striking landscape of Monastery garden prinknash.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gloucester itinerary planner.

Drive from Shipston on Stour to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. In May in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

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Gloucester Docks
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Chavenage House
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