36 days in South West England Itinerary

36 days in South West England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bath
— 3 nights
2
Stroud
— 2 nights
3
Gloucester
— 2 nights
4
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
5
Shipston on Stour
— 3 nights
6
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 3 nights
7
Amesbury
— 2 nights
8
Cirencester
— 2 nights
9
Tetbury
— 1 night
10
Winchcombe
— 2 nights
11
Falmouth
— 1 night
12
Wareham
— 3 nights
13
Lechlade
— 1 night
14
Tewkesbury
— 1 night
15
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 4 nights

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Wilton House (in Wilton) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, sample the fine beverages at Bath Botanical Gin Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and relax in the rural setting at The Owlery at West of England Falconry.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bath itinerary website.

Toronto, Canada to Bath is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Stroud.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Wilton House, Shambles Market, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

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Stroud

Stroud ©
Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Stroud Town Clock, thenlook for gifts at Stroud Farmers' Market, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Thames and Severn Canal, and finally go for a walk through Rodborough Common.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Stroud trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bath to Stroud takes an hour. On the 12th (Sun), you're off to Gloucester.

Things to do in Stroud

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
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Rodborough Common ©
Rodborough Common
Thames and Severn Canal ©
Thames and Severn Canal
Stroud Farmers' Market ©
Stroud Farmers' Market

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
You've now added Fab and Faded Antiques Centre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fab and Faded Antiques Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with The Cotswold Range and then pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gloucester trip itinerary builder app.

Gloucester is very close to Stroud. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Gloucester

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, The Severn Ham
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Fab and Faded Antiques Centre ©
Fab and Faded Antiques Centre

4
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Cotswold Farm Park has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Montpellier District, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Brennen & Brown, get outside with Cleeve Hill, and stroll the grounds of Cheltenham Minster.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Cheltenham online journey planner.

Cheltenham is very close to Gloucester. In April in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Shipston on Stour on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cotswold Way, Crickley Hill
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:
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Cleeve Hill ©
Cleeve Hill
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
Montpellier District ©
Montpellier District

3
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. On the 19th (Sun), sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Whichford Pottery and then examine the collection at British Motor Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shipston on Stour trip planner.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Shipston on Stour in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Hook Norton Brewery, Hidcote Manor Garden, British Motor Museum
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
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Hook Norton Brewery ©
Hook Norton Brewery
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
British Motor Museum ©
British Motor Museum

3
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Batsford Arboretum. Step out of Moreton-in-Marsh with an excursion to Langford Lakes Nature Reserve in Steeple Langford--about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum and don't miss a visit to The Moreton Gallery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Moreton-in-Marsh vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Moreton-in-Marsh is just a short distance from Shipston on Stour. In April, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Amesbury.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Langford Lakes Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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Batsford Arboretum ©
Batsford Arboretum
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
The Model Village ©
The Model Village

2
nights
Amesbury

Amesbury ©
To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amesbury vacation planner.

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Amesbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Amesbury sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Woodhenge, Cholderton Charlie's Farm, Figsbury Ring
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
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Woodhenge ©
Woodhenge
Cholderton Charlie's Farm ©
Cholderton Charlie's Farm
Figsbury Ring ©
Figsbury Ring

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nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Simply Crystals as well as Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market. On the 26th (Sun), hunt for treasures at Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market and then look for gifts at Simply Crystals. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Chedworth Roman Villa, thenstroll through Bibury Trout Farm, and then admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cirencester travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amesbury to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Tetbury.

Things to do in Cirencester

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bibury, Chedworth Roman Villa
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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Simply Crystals ©
Simply Crystals
Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market ©
Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market
Arlington Row ©
Arlington Row

1
night
Tetbury

Tetbury ©
Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hookshouse Pottery. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Malmesbury Market Cross and then look for all kinds of wild species at Westonbirt Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): expand your horizons at Hookshouse Pottery and then admire the natural beauty at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Tetbury trip itinerary builder website.

Tetbury is just a stone's throw from Cirencester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Winchcombe.

Things to do in Tetbury

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Malmesbury Market Cross
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
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Hookshouse Pottery ©
Hookshouse Pottery
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum

2
nights
Winchcombe

Winchcombe ©
Winchcombe is a Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England. You've now added Winchcombe Antiques Centre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, thenbrowse for treasures at Winchcombe Antiques Centre, and then take a stroll around The Regal Cinema. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center and then contemplate the long history of Belas Knap.

Start your trip to Winchcombe by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Tetbury to Winchcombe by car takes about an hour. In April in Winchcombe, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Falmouth.

Things to do in Winchcombe

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, The Regal Cinema
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center
Belas Knap ©
Belas Knap

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary and then stroll through Gyllyngvase Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Falmouth travel tool.

Drive from Winchcombe to Falmouth in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Winchcombe in May: highs in Falmouth hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Wareham.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary
Gyllyngvase Beach ©
Gyllyngvase Beach

3
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Wareham

Wareham ©
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. On the 3rd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, thenexplore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and then delve into the distant past at Wareham Saxon Wall Walk.

Start your trip to Wareham by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Wareham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Wareham are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lechlade.

Things to do in Wareham

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, Lulworth Cove, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

1
night
Lechlade

Lechlade ©
Lechlade, or Lechlade-on-Thames, is a town at the southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cotswold Woollen Weavers. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Cotswold Woollen Weavers and then snap pictures at Halfpenny Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lechlade travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Wareham to Lechlade takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Lechlade can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Lechlade

Shopping
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Cotswold Woollen Weavers ©
Cotswold Woollen Weavers
Halfpenny Bridge ©
Halfpenny Bridge

1
night
Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. You've now added Malt House Emporium to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): browse for treasures at Malt House Emporium and then make a trip to Malvern Hills.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tewkesbury tour planner.

Traveling by car from Lechlade to Tewkesbury takes an hour. Traveling from Lechlade in May, Tewkesbury is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Malvern Hills
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
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Malvern Hills ©
Malvern Hills
Malt House Emporium ©
Malt House Emporium

4
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Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. You've now added The Baobab Tree to your itinerary. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum and don't miss a visit to The Model Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Stow-on-the-Wold day trip planning tool.

Getting from Tewkesbury to Stow-on-the-Wold by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Tewkesbury in May, plan for little chillier nights in Stow-on-the-Wold, with lows around °C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bourton-on-the-Water
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
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Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
The Model Village ©
The Model Village
The Baobab Tree ©
The Baobab Tree