8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

8 days in Cotswolds Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Broadway
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
3
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Get outdoors at The Cotswold Range and Alney Island Nature Reserve. Explore Gloucester's surroundings by going to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in South Cerney).

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gloucester trip itinerary builder site.

Manchester to Gloucester is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Gloucester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broadway.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Stroud Town Clock, Walks With Hawks, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

3
nights
Broadway

Broadway ©
Broadway is a large village and civil parish within the Cotswolds, located in the county of Worcestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Broadway Tower. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Snowshill Manor, then explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, and then let little ones run wild at Broadway Playground. On the next day, tee off at Broadway Golf Course, hike along Warden's Way, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church.

For maps and tourist information, use the Broadway trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Broadway takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Broadway

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Upper Slaughter, Winchcombe, Snowshill Manor
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Warden's Way ©
Warden's Way
Broadway Golf Course ©
Broadway Golf Course
Broadway Tower ©
Broadway Tower

2
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Step out of the city life by going to Dover's Hill and Walk to Broadway Tower. Step out of Chipping Campden to go to Burford and see Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, make a trip to The Model Village, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and identify plant and animal life at Birdland.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Chipping Campden trip planner.

Chipping Campden is just a short distance from Broadway. In June, daytime highs in Chipping Campden are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Birdland ©
Birdland
Dover's Hill ©
Dover's Hill

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