7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

7 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
Drive:  45 min
1
Castle Combe
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Tewkesbury
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Bristol

1
night
Castle Combe

Castle Combe ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): trek along Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, make a trip to Malmesbury Market Cross, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malmesbury Abbey, then admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Marshfield Farm Ice Cream, then examine the collection at Athelstan Museum, and then play a few rounds at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Castle Combe day trip planner.

Bristol to Castle Combe is an approximately 1- hour car ride. In May in Castle Combe, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Malmesbury, Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, Marshfield Farm Ice Cream, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:
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Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Malmesbury Abbey ©
Malmesbury Abbey
Malmesbury Market Cross ©
Malmesbury Market Cross

5
nights
Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gloucester Cathedral and Tewkesbury Battlefield. Take a break from the city and head to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and Gloucester Narrowboats. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tewkesbury: Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery, Cotswold Falconry Centre, &more), Berkeley Castle (in Berkeley) and Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Tewkesbury Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary de Crypt Church, look for gifts at Tewkesbury Cards & Gifts, and steep yourself in history at Belas Knap.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tewkesbury trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Castle Combe to Tewkesbury takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Tewkesbury are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Winchcombe, Moreton-in-Marsh, Berkeley Castle, Snowshill Manor
Find places to stay May 26 — 31:
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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