Visit Cheltenham: Places to stay, things to do

Cheltenham is a great place to go and visit, whether it being a relaxing weekend break, a base for exploring the Cotswold’s, Stratford upon Avon and Bath, or a fun family day out. You will find an excellent range of quality accommodation, restaurants and entertainment to suite everyone’s needs. 

Published: May 12th, 2013 at 2:12 pm


Why go there?

The beauty and picturesque sights of Cheltenham continue to attract visitors from countries all over the world, from the beautiful regency town houses to the award winning gardens.
For many years people have enjoyed the fantastic Cheltenham's parks, and how green the Town is. The Tree-lined Promenade is a must see when visiting Cheltenham. It has the finest boulevards in the country with its colourful long gardens, and in the summer when the flowers bloom it creates a beautiful and continental atmosphere. Cheltenham has been described as "a town within a park.” You can also explore the great range of stylish shops and restaurants, and maybe see one of Cheltenham’s famous festivals of horse racing, music and literature.
You will find a wide choice of 4/5 star hotels; comfortable guest accommodation, Fantastic serviced apartments or can have the freedom of self- catering or caravan and camping. Cheltenham is made for everybody.

Place to eat:

Royal Oak Inn-Cheltenham

Royal Oak Inn in Cheltenham is a 16th Century free house.
It is just outside Cheltenham, in the village of Prestbury, which is the closest Pub to the Cheltenham Racecourse. It is a great pub to relax in after a long day with their log fires and snug bar. They offer high quality pub food and excellent beer.

Place to stay:

Glenfall Farm Bed & Breakfast

Glenfall Farm has been awarded 4 visit England stars Bed and Breakfast and has been a Cotsworlds & Forest of Dean Tourism Silver Member since 2011. It is a stunning, non-working Victorian farmhouse situated in an area of exceptional natural beauty with well-kept, mature gardens. Perfect for local countryside walks, visiting country pubs and stunning views. Positioned in a semi-rural location, the family run B&B is around a ten-minute drive from the town centre or has a local bus service close by. It is also a great destination for exploring the Cotsworlds.
There are plenty more hotels and B&Bs around the area and closer into the centre.

Local secret:


Cheltenham has been a Britain in Bloom winner on many occasions and has also won the Prix European d'Excellence.



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