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From an exciting day at the races to more sedate country walks, there’s something to keep everyone entertained.

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Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham is at the heart of almost every aspect of Jump racing. This is the place where owners, trainers, jockeys, stable staff and breeders dream of having winners, the most important races are run. This is where many stars of the future go through the sale ring and the place where the equine and human champions forge their reputations.

View the Cheltenham Racecourse Site

Virgin Balloon Flights

Hop into a basket and fly high above the Cotswolds in a hot air balloon! Floating on air is a peaceful and serene experience, you’ll take in magnificent views that will stay with you forever. Share this experience with someone special or fly solo and bring family and friends along to wave you off on your once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

View the Virgin Balloon Flights Site

Cotswold Farm Park

With plenty of hands-on opportunities, children of all ages will love visiting Cotswold Farm Park. Meet sheep, cows and ponies and take the farm safari to catch a glimpse of how farm life works! 

View the Cotswold Farm Park Site

Cheltenham Montpellier Treasure Trail

There's no better way to explore Cheltenham with young children than embarking on the treasure trail. It'll take you around all the main sights, with clues and interesting facts leading you to your next destination.

View the Cheltenham Montpellier Treasure Trail Site

Experience the Cheltenham Festivals

Literature, science, jazz and music - the four festivals that grace Cheltenham every year. Thousands attend this huge event that celebrates the very best of cultural talent.

View the Cheltenham Festivals Site

Cleeve Hill

A challenge for true adventurers, Cleeve Hill is the highest point in the Cotswolds. It extends 330m above sea level but if you make it to the top the views are simply breathtaking. 

View the Cleeve Hill Site

Montpellier Gardens

Spend a day relaxing here with your partner, and don't forget to look closely at the architecture nearby. The stunning buildings are all grade I listed.

View Montpellier Gardens Site