Perfectly nestled on the edge of The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cheltenham has a myriad of exciting things to see and do. An impressive example of a Regency town, the quaint city centre is home to a range of unique features, from the Neptune Fountain on the Promenade to the Wishing Fish Clock in the Regent Arcade. Explore the town, peruse the shops, stroll through Sandford Park (characterised by ornamental water features and fountains), or travel further afield to the famous Cheltenham Racecourse, castles, and cathedrals. Browse below our selection of top Cheltenham attractions.
Step back in time, to the era of romance. Experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band in Big Girls Don't Cry.
13 - 16 March
The Cheltenham Festival epitomises and encompasses everything that is great about Jump racing, whilst delivering an unbelievable occasion as the finest horses, jockeys, owners and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours.
19 - 30 April
The power of words, the power of love, abuses of power, economic power, people power, knowledge is power, the power of nature… where will the theme for the 2018 Cheltenham Poetry Festival take you ?
Best Restaurant: Le Champignon Sauvage has been awarded a two Michelin stars and offers cutting edge French-inspired cuisine. Highly praised by food critics, this restaurant is a Cheltenham ‘must-taste’!
Best Shopping: The Promenade offers one of the best shopping thoroughfares in the country and is filled with a myriad of top fashion brands from Karen Millen to Jaeger.
Best Kept Secret: Cheltenham Lido is open from May to October and offers a 50m outdoor swimming pool and poolside café, all within Sandford Park. Built in 1935, the lido retains all of its original features.