Escape the Everyday with a staycation in Cheltenham and Gloucester this summer

Escape the Everyday in Cheltenham & Gloucester this summer

  1. Weekend in Cheltenham and Gloucester
    This suggested weekend itinerary will enable you to escape to the Regency town of Cheltenham and historical city of Gloucester; make up for lost time with your travelling buddy whilst you create memories that will last a lifetime.
  2. Take a seat in the refined Duke’s Tea Room, inspired by the Queens Hotel heritage and the Duke of Wellington who visited Cheltenham regularly to take the waters. Enjoy a delicious array of treats that make up an ever-popular Queens Tiffin afternoon tea or a casual all-day dining meal. Accompany your afternoon tea with a cup of tea or coffee, or if you are celebrating, why not add a glass of champagne?
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  3. Hire a bike from The Bicycle Hub, Cheltenham
    The Bicycle Hub is based at the Cheltenham Spa Railway Station within easy access of the spa town as well as the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Cotswolds...
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  4. The Bicycle Hub
    The Regency Cycle trail makes a fun day out with family and friends. The gentle six mile cycle trail takes in most of Cheltenham's sites and historic buildings...
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  5. Around Cheltenham guided walks
    Join a fascinating and fun walking tour around Cheltenham with Blue Badge Tour Guides, Steve and Sean. Tickets can be booked direct through the Visit Cheltenham website.
    1. 2 Apr 20222 Apr 2023
  6. Cotswold Driving School
    Experience the range of rally driving thrills at the Gwynne Speed rally school based in the varying terrains of the neighbouring Cotswold Water Park.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  7. Queens Hotel
    Queens Hotel Cheltenham is an elegant and imposing structure, described as one of the noblest buildings of its kind in Europe. You will experience superb standards of comfort and convenience in this ever fashionable Regency hotel.
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  8. Cowley Manor
    Cowley Manor is a 30 bedroom contemporary country house hotel with award-winning spa located in the glorious Cotswold countryside surrounded by 55 acres of parkland, woods and meadows.
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  9. Cleeve Hill Hotel
    Cleeve Hill Hotel nestles at the peak of the Cotswolds with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding hills and countryside. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind if you’re looking to escape for a weekend or rest your weary feet if walking the Cotswold Way...
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  10. Jurys Inn Cheltenham
    Located a short drive from Cheltenham's famous Regency centre. Jury's Inn Cheltenham offers 122 stylish rooms and is a perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Cotswolds, or enjoy a day at Cheltenham races.
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  11. ETE - Discover Paddling, Paddle Boarding in Gloucester Docks
    Award-winning Kayaking and Paddleboarding taster sessions and tours in Gloucester Dock and surrounding waterways.
    1. SULA Lightship, Gloucester Docks
      LV14 Sula is a converted lightship located in the historical Gloucester Docks, a short 20 minute drive from Cheltenham town centre.
    2. Bookable experiences in and around Cheltenham
      Whether you’re craving some adventure, a gourmet getaway or in need of a culture fix, Cheltenham is the perfect place for a short break in 2022. Book the experiences below direct through the Visit Cheltenham website at no extra cost.
    3. Cheltenham 2022 - Festivals & Major Events Guide
      A guide to Cheltenham 2022 ft. 30+ events inc. Cheltenham Festival, other races at Cheltenham, Cheltenham Festivals 2022 - Jazz, Science, Music, Literature, Music Festivals and many more major events.
    4. Businesses owned by Cheltenham celebrities
      Several celebrities run successful businesses in Cheltenham and neighbouring Gloucester. This is our guide to entrepreneurial star talent on our doorstep.
    5. Hidden gems in Cheltenham & Gloucester
      The ultimate guide to uncovering hidden gems on a visit to Cheltenham and Gloucester. Here’s an insider’s guide to those tucked-away places that provide unforgettable memories, shopping, eating, and drinking experiences.
    6. 16 Cheltenham Staycations for 2022
      16 of the best Cheltenham staycations for 2022, covering recommendations for all budgets from luxurious town centre hotels, indulgent countryside retreats and budget friendly hotels offering great value for money…
    7. If you enjoy a refreshing pint of beer or a sophisticated G&T, Cheltenham and Gloucester’s artisan brewers and distillers produce a wide range of delicious drinks to tempt your taste buds.
    8. Ladies weekend in Cheltenham & Gloucester
      30+ activities for an unforgettable ladies weekend in Cheltenham and Gloucester. From stylish afternoon teas and wine tasting; sophisticated dinner and cocktails; relaxing spa breaks and unique adventures. Whatever you choose you’ll be sure to create long lasting memories with your closest female friends.
    9. Stag do in Cheltenham and Gloucester
      The best stag do ideas for an unforgettable stag weekend with the lads in Cheltenham and Gloucester. From stag night dinner and drinks, sports and activities to unique adventures. There's sure to be something to please every stag and his best mates!
    10. 15 unmissable things to do in Cheltenham
      There is so much to do in the Regency town of Cheltenham. This guide has been written to help visitors (and locals!) make the most of their time here. Featuring the thriving arts and festival scene, award-winning bars and restaurants and spectacular Cotswold scenery here are our top 15 things to do in Cheltenham…
    11. 15 reasons to visit Gloucester during your staycation in Cheltenham
      With only five miles separating the Regency town of Cheltenham and the historical city of Gloucester there are many reasons why you should include a day trip to Gloucester during your staycation in Cheltenham. Or perhaps extend your stay to enjoy a twin-destination short break in Gloucestershire!
    12. 48 hours in Cheltenham & the Cotswolds - suggested itinerary
      Our suggested itinerary for a weekend in Cheltenham and the Cotswolds. Discover and explore this lesser known cool, cosmopolitan corner of England. Explore at your own pace and uncover some of the locals’ best kept secrets.
    13. Day trip to Gloucester from Cheltenham
      Located a short 15 minute drive from the Regency town of Cheltenham, the historical city of Gloucester is a great choice for a day out whilst on a Cheltenham staycation...
    14. Weekend in Cheltenham for foodies
      Escape on a gourmet getaway to Cheltenham to treat yourself to award-winning food by the towns best chefs, discover cosy gastro pubs and experience delicious food from hidden eateries local foodies rave about.
    15. Al Fresco Dining and Eating Outdoors in Cheltenham
      75+ places to eat outdoors in Cheltenham. There are plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants in Cheltenham that offer al fresco dining. Enjoy gorgeous Regency views, gardens and parks whilst eating outside in Cheltenham...
    16. What's On in Cheltenham 2022
      The most comprehensive Cheltenham 2022 what's on guide ft. the best things to do and events in Cheltenham, Cotswolds and Gloucestershire. Use our interactive event finder to help.
    17. Day trip to the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley from Cheltenham
      Cheltenham is located a 30 minutes drive from the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Discover where you can explore nearby during your staycation in Cheltenham...
    18. Montpellier Wine Bar
      Come with us as we take a virtual tour around Cheltenham wine bars and restaurants and speak with our local wine connoisseurs…
    19. Afternoon tea on the terrace, Ellenborough Park
      The best places for Afternoon Tea in Cheltenham. From Regency hotels, bars, independent cafes and tea rooms. Enjoy sandwiches, delicious cakes, pastries and the perfect cup of tea or glass of fizz!
    20. Dog Friendly Places to Eat Cheltenham
      Our guide to the dog friendly places to eat Cheltenham including dog friendly cafes Cheltenham, dog friendly bars Cheltenham and dog friendly restaurants Cheltenham.
    21. Spa Hotels in Cheltenham
      Guide to spa hotels in Cheltenham featuring, Ellenborough Park, Cowley Manor, DoubleTree by Hilton Cheltenham, Jurys Inn Cheltenham, The Greenway Hotel & Spa plus many more luxury hotels in Cheltenham.
    22. Boutique Hotels in Cheltenham
      Our guide shares the best boutique hotels in Cheltenham featuring Ellenborough Park. No 131, No 38, George Hotel and many more.
    23. Country Hotels in Cheltenham
      Enjoy the best of both worlds... spectacular countryside, peace and relaxation from staying at a luxurious country hotel near the bustling Regency town of Cheltenham.
    24. Summer in Cheltenham
      A line up of the 100+ best events taking place over the summer in Cheltenham 2022 including festivals, live music, theatre performances, free events & much more!
    25. The Cheltenham Cricket Festival is one of the most loved events in the social and sporting calendar. The idyllic setting of Cheltenham College provides the perfect backdrop for cricket at the height of summer.
      1. 500 events and close to 1,000 authors and speakers will take part in the Cheltenham Literature Festival this year, including Stephen King, Lenny Henry, Ian McEwan, Celeste Ng, Elizabeth Strout, Bono, Graham Norton, Stanley Tucci and many more!
        1. 7 Oct 202216 Oct 2022
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