8 days in Greater London, Cotswolds & Stratford-upon-Avon Itinerary

8 days in Greater London, Cotswolds & Stratford-upon-Avon Itinerary

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8 days in Greater London, Cotswolds & Stratford-upon-Avon Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Richmond-upon-Thames
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Train + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Richmond-upon-Thames

Richmond-upon-Thames ©
A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
On the 5th (Sun), take in the views from Richmond Lock and Weir, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, get to know the fascinating history of Kew Palace, then stroll around Richmond Park, then walk around Isabella Plantation, and finally walk around Ham Common. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Battle of Britain Bunker, then step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, then don't miss a visit to Teddington Lock, and finally snap pictures at Teddington Lock Footbridges.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Richmond-upon-Thames holiday app .

Atlanta, USA to Richmond-upon-Thames is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in April; daily highs in Richmond-upon-Thames reach 58°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Richmond-upon-Thames

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Battle of Britain Bunker
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ©
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
Isabella Plantation ©
Isabella Plantation

2
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. On the 7th (Tue), get your game on at SimAir737, then admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, and finally stroll the grounds of Cheltenham Minster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and then make a trip to The Model Village.

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Drive from Richmond-upon-Thames to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucester Cathedral
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
The Cotswold Brewing Company ©
The Cotswold Brewing Company

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Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Stratford-upon-Avon is known for nightlife, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Cotswold Archery, get to know the fascinating history of The Shakespeare Heritage Trail, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and contemplate the long history of Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stratford-upon-Avon trip maker.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Stratford-upon-Avon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, High Street Chipping Campden, Warwick Castle, Cotswold Archery
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

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