20 days in Cotswolds, Tel Aviv & London Itinerary

20 days in Cotswolds, Tel Aviv & London Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly to Birmingham International Airport, Drive to Broadway
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Broadway, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tetbury, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 5 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly

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Broadway, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Broadway is a large village and civil parish within the Cotswolds, located in the county of Worcestershire, England. Tewkesbury Abbey and St Michael and All Angels will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Broadway Tower and Great Witley Parish Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Broadway: Tewkesbury (The Severn Ham & Tewkesbury Battlefield) and Museum of Royal Worcester (in Worcester). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures, get to know the fascinating history of High Street Broadway, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pershore Abbey, and hike along Walk to Broadway Tower.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Broadway travel planner.

San Francisco, USA to Broadway is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Broadway. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in Broadway to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are slightly colder, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stow-on-the-Wold.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, then explore the ancient world of Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Tour Gems. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Cotswold Cricket Museum, get engrossed in the history at Rollright Stones, stop by The Baobab Tree, then don't miss a visit to Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Stow-on-the-Wold trip planner.

Stow-on-the-Wold is very close to Broadway. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Broadway in September since evenings lows in Stow-on-the-Wold dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tetbury.
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

Tetbury, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Get some cultural insight at Castle Combe Village and St Mary The Virgin Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Highgrove Gardens and The Cotswold Range. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tetbury: Gloucester (St Mary de Crypt Church & Gloucester Docks) and Berkeley (St. Mary's Church & Dr Jenner's House). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, don't miss a visit to Uley Long Barrow, steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Saviour's Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Tetbury trip website.

Traveling by car from Stow-on-the-Wold to Tetbury takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tel Aviv.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:

Tel Aviv, Israel — 5 nights

White City

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Explore hidden gems such as Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre and Hurva Synagogue. Get some historical perspective at Western Wall and Temple Mount Sifting Project- HaMasu'ot Lookout. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, see the interesting displays at The Yitzhak Rabin Center, stroll through Frishman Beach, and don't miss a visit to Rothschild Boulevard.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tel Aviv trip planner.

You can drive from Tetbury to Tel Aviv in 54 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Israel Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to London.
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Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wineries
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:

London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Do some cultural sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and Old Royal Naval College. Step out of London with an excursion to Hampton Court Palace in East Molesey--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Royal Mews, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Wallace Collection.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tel Aviv to London takes 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in London: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:

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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