10 days in Bath, Cotswolds & Oxford Itinerary

10 days in Bath, Cotswolds & Oxford Itinerary

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10 days in Bath, Cotswolds & Oxford Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly + Train:  15 h 15 min
1
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Cheltenham
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
4
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Louisville

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visit Goodrich Castle and Admiral Arthur Phillip Memorial Globe for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fashion Museum Bath and Hopewell Colliery. Step out of Bath to go to Raglan and see Raglan Castle, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Bath Street, admire the striking features of The Circus, step into the grandiose world of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, and admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Bath trip planning website.

Louisville, USA to Bath is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Louisville to Bath, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Goodrich Castle, Raglan Castle, Hopewell Colliery
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Fashion Museum Bath ©
Fashion Museum Bath
Raglan Castle ©
Raglan Castle
Goodrich Castle ©
Goodrich Castle

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle and then delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cheltenham trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Bath to Cheltenham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tewkesbury Abbey, Sudeley Castle
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, and then admire the striking features of Canons Ashby. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury, then admire the masterpieces at Upton House and Gardens, then examine the collection at British Motor Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rollright Stones.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Moreton-in-Marsh travel route planner.

Moreton-in-Marsh is just a stone's throw from Cheltenham. Traveling from Cheltenham in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Moreton-in-Marsh, with lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Banbury, Bourton-on-the-Water, Rollright Stones, British Motor Museum, Canons Ashby
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Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
British Motor Museum ©
British Motor Museum
Upton House and Gardens ©
Upton House and Gardens

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of University Church of St Mary the Virgin, explore the historical opulence of Christ Church Cathedral, then get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then get advice or help at Bodleian Library, and finally contemplate the long history of Sheldonian Theatre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Collegiate Church of St Mary's, then examine the collection at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and finally explore the world behind art at The MAD Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Oxford route site.

Getting from Moreton-in-Marsh to Oxford by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September in Oxford, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 47°F at night. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Collegiate Church of St Mary's
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University Church of St Mary the Virgin ©
Collegiate Church of St Mary's ©
Collegiate Church of St Mary's

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