15 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

15 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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15 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Shipston on Stour
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gloucester
— 10 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Shipston on Stour

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Shipston on Stour: St Peter's Church (in Upper Slaughter), Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Shipston on Stour attractions site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Shipston on Stour is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Shipston on Stour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, Sudeley Castle, Corinium Museum
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden

10
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Tetbury (St Saviour's Church, The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, & more) and Berkeley (Berkeley Castle, Cattle Country Adventure Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Nature in Art, walk around Flyup 417 Bike Park, and identify plant and animal life at Alney Island Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gloucester trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Shipston on Stour to Gloucester takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Stroud, Tetbury, Berkeley, Painswick, Victoria Pleasure Gardens
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Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

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