With the winter finally moving out the way for the arrival of Spring, it’s the perfect time to start planning family days out and outdoor activities.

Here at VisitCheltenham, we are delighted that Spring is almost here and we’ve pulled together the top ten things to do in the area:

  1. The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum – A Window into the Wilson

Discover more about The Wilson, take a sneak-peek and get a behind the scenes look at some of the processes involved in the collections. Admission will be free (with donations welcome) and the event will be running until 22nd July 2018, on Wednesday’s and Friday’s 11am-3pm.

  1. Discover Cheltenham on a Self-guided walk

Explore Cheltenham at your own pace, learning about the history, heritage and culture of the stunning town! Two town trails are included in the‘Discover Cheltenham’ mini guide*.

The trails will show you the very best of Cheltenham Town, including the colourful parks and gardens and the wonderful the shopping districts.

If you are looking to explore Cheltenham even more, why not take a look at the range of walking holidays available at Compass Holidays?

  1. Go on a Treasure Trail

Put your detective skills to good use this Spring, exploring Cheltenham and solving clues to crack the mysteries on the way! Treasure trail packs are available in multiple themes from Cheltenham Tourist Information Centre for £6.99 per copy. The trails are suitable for all ages and would provide great fun for families or groups of friends.

  1. Enjoy Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Crazy Golf

Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Crazy Golf is located in The Brewery Quarter in the centre of Cheltenham and is one of the most extravagant Crazy Golf facilities around! Visit this spring for an exciting, fun-filled day out, perfect for families, children’s parties or even the big-kids among us!

  1. Head out and go for a Bike Ride

Why not go for a bike ride around Cheltenham or the beautiful Cotswolds this spring? With the sun coming out and the spring flowers blooming a day of scenic cycling would be thoroughly enjoyable and would also help you to smash your fitness goals without any boring hardcore workouts!

  1. Pay a visit the Theatre

Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre has a great range of shows throughout the spring, whether you fancy a comedy, a Disney classic or a children’s favourite, there is sure to be something for you to enjoy!

  1. Go for a leisurely swim

With the weather getting a bit warmer the spring is a great time to go for a swim! Visit Leisure at Cheltenham to take the kids for a fun swim or go for a few relaxing lengths of the pool, either way it’s a great day out and will leave you feeling refreshed.

  1. Hit the shops

Visit the great shopping districts of Cheltenham for some retail therapy this Spring. With the new Spring/Summer 2018 collections around it’s the perfect time to update your wardrobe.

  1. Visit the parks and gardens

Why not go for a stroll around Pittville Park, Montpellier Gardens or one of the many other stunning parks and gardens in and around Cheltenham. With the beautiful spring flowers in bloom and the sun starting to shine it’s the perfect season to get out and about on foot. Catch a dry day and you could even enjoy a picnic!

  1.  Go to the Cinema

Visit Cineworld Cheltenham, located in the Brewery Quarter, and get stuck in to one of the newest films. Whether action is your thing or you’re a sucker for a rom-com, you’re sure to find something to enjoy. 




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