Explore Local Area
A brilliant location
From an exciting day at the races to more sedate country walks, there’s something to keep everyone entertained.
Seek new experiences
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.