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A Regency Spa town in the heart of the Cotswolds, Cheltenham offers a wide variety of attractions and festivals to suit every type of visitor. With the Imperial Gardens and the Promenade right on our doorstep, there is plenty to explore locally on foot or by car.

Cheltenham Racecourse

Famously known as the home of jump racing, Cheltenham Racecourse has a sterling reputation among horse racing fans the world over. Though most people know and love Cheltenham Racecourse because of the outfits and the atmosphere at the Festival in March or November – and enjoy visiting to see if they can pick a winner or two – this popular venue also plays host to theatre productions and comedy throughout the year.

Cotswold Farm Park

Founded in 1971, Cotswold Farm Park is a wonderful place to visit for all the family. Protecting some of the rarest breeds of farm animal, Cotswold Farm Park offers opportunities for visitors to watch chicks hatching and meet newborn piglets, donkey foals or goat kids, making it a great place for your little ones to learn about the magic of nature. There are also outdoor play areas, bouncy pillows, a muddy kitchen, plenty of food and drink outlets and a farm shop. You can even book onto a beekeeping course here!

Take a Cotswolds Road Trip

With so many picturesque villages just waiting to be discovered, the Cotswolds rewards the intrepid adventurer. From the quaint village of Broadway with its independent boutiques, children’s park and Broadway Tower, to Bourton-on-the-Water, also known as the Venice of the  Cotswolds thanks to it’s pretty bridges over the River Windrush, you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to things to see and do in the local area. After a relaxing night’s sleep at Queen’s Hotel Cheltenham, jump in the car and choose a new Cotswold location to explore every day of your trip.

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Best for art and architecture

The Promenade

From the Neptune Fountain (an homage to the Trevi Fountain in Rome) to the Hare and the Minotaur statue by Sophie Ryder, the Promenade has plenty of captivating monuments to admire.


Best for Woodland Walks

Pittville Park & Pump Room

Enjoy a joyful day out in the fresh air at Pittville Park and Pump Room. If you’re looking for a peaceful walk, there are lakes and woodland to explore, or for family fun, there’s a children’s play area, tennis courts and even a skate park.


Best for culture

Everyman Theatre

Presenting a wide variety of productions including drama, opera, dance, ballet, music events, comedy, family pantomimes and community projects, the Everyman theatre has been entertaining Cheltenham since 1891.


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