An elegant spa town sitting on the doorstep of the beautiful Cotswolds, there’s plenty to discover when you visit Cheltenham. As famed for its refined architecture as it is for its spectacular natural surrounds, the town is a thriving cultural hub that punches far beyond what you might expect from its modest size. Whether you’re taking in the Victorian splendour of the Montpellier District, enjoying a day at the famous racecourse, or dropping in for the literature, jazz or science festivals – Cheltenham has plenty to offer any type of traveller.
To help you dive right in and get straight to Cheltenham’s hottest spots, we’ve got in touch with some local bloggers and experts. They’ve agreed to spill the town’s best kept secrets, and tell us which attractions you simply must tick off your list.
Here are some of the lesser-known Cheltenham attractions, tried and tested by travel bloggers: