9 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

9 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Shipston on Stour
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Tetbury
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Shipston on Stour — 4 nights

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Shipston on Stour: Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, contemplate the long history of Charlecote Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shipston on Stour online tour planner.

London to Shipston on Stour is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tetbury.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Tetbury — 4 nights

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: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Lacock Abbey (in Lacock) and Gloucester (Gloucester Cathedral & Gloucester Docks). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Chavenage House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary The Virgin Church, identify plant and animal life at Westonbirt Arboretum, and look for gifts at Domestic Science.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tetbury attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Shipston on Stour to Tetbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · 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.
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