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The Wilson

The Wilson

Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Cheltenham Attractions

Cheltenham's major exciting new attraction is The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, which opened to the public on 5 October 2013.  This elegant and stylish building, designed by architects Berman Guedes Stretton, has something for everybody, whether they are local to the area, or coming to Cheltenham for the first time.  With a gallery dedicated to their extensive fine art collection, a space to  discover more about local heroes - including Cheltenham born Edward Wilson (one of Scott's key men on his 1912 expedition to Antarctica), a re-interpreted Arts and Crafts gallery and two superb temporary exhibition galleries for showing national and international touring shows - this is an attraction not to be missed.

Another important Cheltenham born son is Holst, composer of 'The Planets'.  His birthplace can be found in Clarence Road on the north side of the town - 2014 promises to be a year of celebration with 100 years since Holst composed his most famous musical score.

If you are interested in the sporting history of the racecourse, wander through the Hall of Fame at Cheltenham Racecourse, or if you want to take in more art in a variety of locations, try The Gardens Gallery in Montpellier Gardens or Martins Gallery nearby.  There are also smaller galleries within the town to enjoy, or even buy a picture to suit your taste.

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Number of items: 28

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  1. None

    Add Cheltenham Racecourse to your Itinerary

    Cheltenham Racecourse

    Type

    Venue Provider

    Cheltenham

    The venue for 17 race meetings, featuring The Festival in March and The Open in November, plus conference, events, Sunday market & music festivals.

  2. Imperial Gardens

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    Imperial Gardens

    Type

    Garden

    Cheltenham

    Imperial Gardens, which can be found at the rear of the Town Hall, were originally planted out for the exclusive use of subscribers to the Sherborne Spa, which was constructed in 1818 on the site where the Queen's Hotel now stands.

  3. None

    Add The Neptune Fountain to your Itinerary

    The Neptune Fountain

    Type

    Historic Site

    CHELTENHAM

    Neptune Fountain built in 1893

  4. Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

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    'The Wilson' Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

    Type

    Museum

    Cheltenham

    Cheltenham has an outstanding museum and art gallery with a programme of exciting temporary exhibitions and permanent galleries..

  5. The Hare and the Minotaur

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    The Hare and the Minotaur

    Type

    Sub-Attraction

    Cheltenham

    Here is some background information about the Hare and Minotaur sculpture. The sculpture was initially part of a temporary exhibition of the work of Gloucestershire based artist Sophie Ryder at the Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery and it was create

  6. Painswick Rococo Garden

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    Painswick Rococo Garden

    Type

    Garden

    Painswick

    This unique Garden restoration, situated in a hidden valley, dates from a period when 18th century gentle folk were creating flamboyant pleasure grounds in which to entertain their guests.

  7. Parabola Arts Centre

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    Parabola Arts Centre

    Type

    Event Venue

    Cheltenham

    Parabola Arts Centre’s mission is to support emerging artists from across the UK and inspire young audiences in Gloucestershire.

  8. Holst Birthplace Museum

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    Holst Birthplace Museum

    Type

    Museum

    Cheltenham

    This Regency terrace house where the composer of 'The Planets' was born, shows the 'upstairs downstairs' way of life in Victorian times.

  9. Sandford Parks Lido, Cheltenham

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    Sandford Parks Lido

    Type

    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    Cheltenham

    Built in 1935, Sandford Parks Lido retains all its original features and is one of the countries few remaining lidos. It is all set in 4 acres of beautiful grounds.

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    Add Pittville Park to your Itinerary

    Pittville Park

    Type

    Picnic Site

    CHELTENHAM

    Opened in 1825, Pittville Park is the largest ornamental park in Cheltenham and features the magnificent Pump Room and lakes. This park is given a grade 2 listing under the English Heritage register of historic parks and gardens, with the Pump Room a

  11. Sandford Park

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    Sandford Park

    Type

    Garden

    Cheltenham

    Situated at the end of the High Street, Sandford Park is one of Cheltenham's lesser known treasures. The tiny River Chelt, which takes its name from the town, flows through Sandford Park.

  12. None

    Add Cheltenham Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Cheltenham Town Hall

    Type

    Venue Provider

    Cheltenham

    Cheltenham Town Hall is the home of Cheltenham’s impressive all year round programme of major festivals, entertainment, exhibitions and functions.

  13. None

    Add Cleeve Hill to your Itinerary

    Cleeve Hill

    Type

    Viewpoint

    Cheltenham

    At 330 metres above sea level, Cleeve Common is the highest point in the Cotswolds.

  14. The Promenade and Long Gardens

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    The Promenade and Long Gardens

    Type

    Garden

    Cheltenham

    Cheltenham's famous Promenade dates back to 1818 when the avenue of elms and horse chestnut trees were first planted. Its colourful Long Gardens are laid out with an ever-changing display of ornamental bedding plants.

  15. Bacon Theatre

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    Bacon Theatre

    Type

    Theatre

    Cheltenham

    Located in the beautifully landscaped grounds of Dean Close School, the Bacon Theatre, Prince Michael Hall and Tuckwell Amphitheatre are fast becoming favoured venues in Gloucestershire for a memorable night out.

  16. Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury

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    Tewkesbury Abbey

    Type

    Abbey/Priory

    Tewkesbury

    Superb Norman abbey with 14thC vaulting and windows. Largest surviving Norman tower in the country with many fine stained glass windows.

  17. Pittville Pump Room

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    Pittville Pump Room

    Type

    Historic Site

    Cheltenham

    Pittville Pump Room is a beautiful, historic Grade One listed property set in parkland at pittville used for cultural, commercial and community events.

  18. None

    Add Leisure@Cheltenham to your Itinerary

    Leisure@Cheltenham

    Type

    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    Cheltenham

    With such a large range of activities available in Cheltenham there really is something for everyone.

  19. The Gardens Gallery

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    The Gardens Gallery

    Type

    Arts Centre

    Cheltenham

    The Gardens Gallery is Cheltenham's Community Art Gallery for local artists to exhibit their work to the public, and for other arts-related activities.

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    Add Everyman Theatre to your Itinerary

    Everyman Theatre

    Type

    Venue Provider

    Cheltenham

    The Everyman is Gloucestershire's theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891.

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