Stroud travel guide

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You're Going to Love Stroud

With a population of 30.600, Stroud is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Stroud to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Stroud

If you’re looking for affordable options, William's (3 Fountain St, Nailsworth) and The Ship Inn (Brimscombe) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Tomari-Gi (16 George St) and The Lamb Inn - Eastcombe (Eastcombe) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Stroud.

When to visit Stroud

Stroud in October
Estimated hotel price
£40
1 night at 3-star hotel
Stroud in October
Estimated hotel price
£40
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Stroud

Plane

When flying to Stroud, you’ll arrive at Gloucestershire (GLO), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Stroud departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Stroud, followed by Train. The train journey from Stroud to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around £27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about £26 for a 2h 02m trip. The train station in Stroud is called Stroud, and is located 1.4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Stroud is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 146 km from Stroud. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Stroud, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Stroud takes 217 km and will cost you around £2. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 233 km.

Plane

When flying to Stroud, you’ll arrive at Gloucestershire (GLO), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Stroud departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Stroud, followed by Train. The train journey from Stroud to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around £27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about £26 for a 2h 02m trip. The train station in Stroud is called Stroud, and is located 1.4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Stroud is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 146 km from Stroud. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Stroud, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Stroud takes 217 km and will cost you around £2. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 233 km.

Airports near Stroud

Airlines serving Stroud

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,459 reviews)
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Where to stay in Stroud

Average rates range from around £119 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £126 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Stroud

Most booked hotels in Stroud

The Crown Inn
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£72+
Wild Garlic Rooms
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£112+
Egypt Mill Hotel and Restaurant
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£91+
The Bear Of Rodborough Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
£86+
The Ragged Cot
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£89+
De Vere Tortworth Court
4 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
£105+

Hiring a car in Stroud

Hiring a car in Stroud costs £41 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 11% more expensive than at London Heathrow.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Stroud (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Stroud is Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Kia Picanto or similar) is, on average, 58% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Stroud costs £41 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 11% more expensive than at London Heathrow.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Stroud (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Stroud is Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Kia Picanto or similar) is, on average, 58% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.