8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wells
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Glastonbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Cardiff

1
night
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. On the 13th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and then take in the pleasant sights at High Street Chipping Campden. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, then admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, and then admire the landmark architecture of Blenheim Palace.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Stow-on-the-Wold sightseeing planner .

Cardiff to Stow-on-the-Wold is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October in Stow-on-the-Wold, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Cotswold Archery, Cotswolds Distillery, Blenheim Palace
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St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

2
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at High Street Chipping Campden. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, trek along Walk to Broadway Tower, and then explore the striking landscape at Dover's Hill.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chipping Campden road trip planning tool .

Chipping Campden is very close to Stow-on-the-Wold. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Wells.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
High Street Chipping Campden ©
High Street Chipping Campden

3
nights
Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wells: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Longleat (in Warminster) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, explore the stunning scenery at Cheddar Gorge, admire the striking features of Vicar's Close, and view the masterpieces at Somerset Guild of Craftsmen.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Wells day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Chipping Campden to Wells takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Wells are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Wells

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Wookey Hole Caves, Longleat, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Cheddar Gorge
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

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night
Glastonbury

Glastonbury ©
On the 20th (Sun), take an unorthodox tour of Glastonbury Abbey, stop by Shieldmaiden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, then explore the striking landscape at Glastonbury Tor, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of White Spring Well & Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Glastonbury vacation planner .

Glastonbury is just a short distance from Wells. In October, daily temperatures in Glastonbury can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Glastonbury Tor ©
Glastonbury Tor
Glastonbury Abbey ©
Glastonbury Abbey

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