3 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

3 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Bourton-on-the-Water
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Tetbury
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Castle Combe
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Bourton-on-the-Water — 1 night

Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): trek along Walk to Broadway Tower, then admire the masterpieces at Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sezincote House & Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary, then explore the ancient world of Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre, then explore the activities along Windrush, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Hawkstone Brewery.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip planner.

London to Bourton-on-the-Water is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tetbury.
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Tetbury — 1 night

Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary The Virgin Church, admire the natural beauty at Hookshouse Pottery, then get outside with Minchinhampton Common, and finally make a trip to Uley Long Barrow.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tetbury itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Tetbury takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Castle Combe.
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Castle Combe

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Castle Combe trip planner.

Castle Combe is very close to Tetbury. In August, daytime highs in Castle Combe are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to home.
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Cotswolds travel guide

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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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