Cotswolds and Cathedrals Self Drive, 9 Days

United Kingdom
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    8 night self drive itinerary departing London.
    9 days car hire ( Mini 2/3 door manual size vehicle, all inclusive, Toyota Aygo or similar), pick up London and drop off at London.


    2 nights accommodation at the 4-star Francis Hotel Bath - MGallery Collection in an Double Classic.


    2 night accommodation at the 3.5-star Strozzi Palace by Mansley in a Standard Room.


    2 night accommodation at the 4-star Jurys Inn Oxford in a Standard Double Room.
    Buffet breakfast daily.


    2 nights accommodation at the 4-star Your Space Apartments - Eden House in an Double Room.

    The accommodation

    Day 1 Drive from London to Bath (184km)

    Departing London, travel west to the stunning UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. The city oozes Georgian opulence with grand regency architecture, sweeping terraces and cobbled market places. Architectural highlights include the Elizabethan Abbey, the Royal Crescent and the romantic Pulteney Bridge as well as several quality museums and. Round off your day with a visit to the cities magnificently preserved Roman Temple and Baths. Outside of the city you visit the nearby village of Lacock, a picture-perfect historic village, and Lacock Abbey, which were used in TV and film productions of Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter.

    Stay 2 nights at Francis Hotel Bath - MGallery Collection.

    Day 2 Drive from Bath to Cheltenham, (61km)

    Passing north, make your way in to the heart of the Cotswolds, which will be your base for the next two days. Explore Stratford-upon-Avon, a picturesque, medieval town of Tudor timberwork buildings, open greens and boats bobbing on the river Avon and a wealth of heritage sites dedicated to the towns most famous resident William Shakespeare. Explore heritage sites including Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Mary Arden's Farm.

    Stay 2 nights at Strozzi Palace by Mansley , Cheltenham.

    Day 4 Drive from Cheltenham to Oxford (68km)

    Outside of Cherltenham you can explore the quintessential countryside of the Cotswolds including quaint and eccentric chocolate-box villages such as Broadway, Moreton-in-Marsh and Stow-on-the-Wold. Stunning sites you can visit include the 13th century Cistercian Hailes Abbey and the medieval manor at Sudely Castle, linked to King Henry VIII and 2 of his wives. The University town of Oxford and Churchill's magnificent baroque mansion at Blenheim Palace are also within driving distance.

    Stay 2 nights at the Jurys Inn Oxford.

    Day 6 Drive from Oxford to Cambridge (136km)

    Visit the glorious university city of Cambridge where you can explore labyrinthine cobbled parades and squares and marvel at the intricate architecture of world-renowned colleges including Kings College, Trinity College and Christs College. Take a stroll along the Backs, extensive parklands behind the university or take a punt on the river with one of the resident students. You may choose to visit the Cambridge American Cemetery just west of the city, the nearby Duxford Imperial War Museum before continuing..

    Stay 2 nights at the Your Space Apartments - Eden House, Cambridge.

    Day 8 Drive from Cambridge to London (107km)

    Returning to London.

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