Collage of local attractions including Sandford Lido, Everyman Theatre and Great Western Steam Railway

Reopening dates - Attractions in and around Cheltenham

  1. The impressive Bacon Theatre completed in 1991 and built to a very high standard, boasts excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art facilities...
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    2. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  2. Penguins at Birdland Park and Gardens
    In a natural setting of woodland, river and gardens, Birdland is home to over 500 birds of 130 different species. Open all year. Only group of King Penguins in England.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Apr 202231 Oct 2022
    3. 1 Nov 202231 Mar 2023
  3. Chedworth Roman Villa (photo by Hazel Barry-Scott - courtesy of the National Trust)
    Cradled in a beautiful Cotswold valley rest the remains of one of the grandest Roman villas in Britain.
    1. 9 Feb 202224 Nov 2022
  4. The venue for 16 race meetings, featuring The Festival in March and The November Meeting, plus conference, events, Sunday market & music festivals.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  5. The science centre in Coronation Square offers families the opportunity to investigate, experience and enjoy hands-on science together...
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  6. Cheltenham Town Hall, events venue Cheltenham, live entertainment venue Cheltenham
    Cheltenham Town Hall is now home to an impressive all year round programme of major festivals, entertainment, exhibitions and functions. Built in 1902-1903 as a venue for social events, it replaced the Assembly Rooms on the High Street, which had been demolished to make way for a bank. Interestingly, unlike most Town Hall's, this grand building in Cheltenham was not built as the seat for a Borough Council, which is instead found in the Municipal Offices across the road on the Promenade.
    1. At The Brewery Quarter you’ll find a 14-screen state-of-the-art cinema – including three VIP screens, a multi-sensory 4DX screen and an IMAX screen - showing all the latest blockbusters. Perfect after a successful day of shopping or a meal at one of the many restaurants in The Brewery Quarter.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    2. Gloucestershire’s largest cidery and bespoke shop is now open for tastings and tours...
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    3. C-Side Spa at Cowley Manor
      C-Side is Cowley Manor’s award-winning spa. C-Side has an indoor and outdoor pool, both heated all year round. There are four treatment rooms, a gymnasium, steam room and sauna.
      1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
      2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
      3. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    4. Adam Henson with a piglet at Cotswold Farm Park
      Established in 1971 as the home of rare breed conservation, Cotswold Farm Park offers a fun-filled day out. Children can interact closely with the animals in the Touch Barn and there’s also a wildlife walk, adventure playground and farm safari.
      1. 8 Feb 202222 Dec 2022
    5. Ellenborough Park Spa
      The Spa at Ellenborough Park is a capsule of serenity and wellbeing transported from Lord Ellenborough’s India to modern day Cheltenham.
      1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
      2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
      3. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    6. Escape Hunting involves teammates losing themselves in incredible new worlds, taking on pulse-racing missions and challenges created by the Escape Hunt Studios team. Groups have to work together to follow a series of fiendishly clever clues and complete their mission before their time is up.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    7. Fun escape room challenges for teams of up to six players, who have to work together to solve all the puzzles in order to escape the room in under 60 minutes.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    8. The Everyman is Gloucestershire's theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    9. A warm welcome awaits you at Gloucester cathedral, one of the finest medieval buildings in the country. Discover soaring architecture, our world famous Cloister and the tomb of a murdered King.
      1. Great Witcombe Roman Villa (English Heritage), Gloucester
        The remains of a large villa, overlooking an enchanting valley. Built around three sides of a courtyard, it had a luxurious bath-house complex.
        1. The friendly line in the Cotswolds offers a unique opportunity to sample train travel from 50 years ago...
          1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
          2. 26 Dec 20223 Jan 2023
        2. Hidcote Manor Gardens
          One of England's great gardens, famous for its rare trees and shrubs, outstanding herbaceous borders and unusual plants from all over the world.
          1. With 16 lanes to bowl along, a luxury VIP area, an American themed diner, a relaxing bar and a thrilling amusements area Hollywood Bowl Cheltenham guarantees fun for all!
            1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
          2. The Jet Age Museum is home to the Gloucestershire Aviation Collection based at Staverton Airport. It celebrates Gloucestershire’s rich aviation heritage from the early days of flight, through the birth of the Jet Age to the present day.
          3. With such a large range of activities available at Leisure At Cheltenham there really is something for everyone from swimming to racket sports, soft play and even trampolining.
            1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
          4. Two epic adventure indoor golf courses, electro-darts, shuffleboard & pool plus a fantastic bar and a restaurant, whether you're a big kid or a little kid, there really is something for everyone!
            1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
          5. National Waterways Museum Gloucester
            Three floors of a Victorian warehouse house interactive displays and galleries, which chart the story of Britain's waterways. Complete with Historic crafts and shop.
            1. Outside of Nature in Art
              The world's first museum dedicated exclusively to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature from any period, any culture and in any media.
              1. Painswick Rococo Garden
                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.
                1. 10 Jan 202230 Nov 2022
              2. Built in 1935, Sandford Parks Lido retains all its original features and is one of the countries few remaining lidos. Great for a day out throughout the summer...
                1. 30 Apr 202225 Sep 2022
              3. Sibling Distillery and Battledown Brewery are family run Cheltenham businesses. Here you can enjoy award winning gin and beer from the onsite shop and distillery tours.
                1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
              4. Snowshill Manor & Garden
                Explore the treasures collected by one man with an eye for the unusual. Be intrigued by the story of Charles Wade, be amazed by his huge and varied collection from around the world and relax in the peaceful hillside garden.
                1. 14 Mar 202230 Oct 2022
                2. 5 Nov 202227 Nov 2022
              5. Sudeley Castle
                Award-winning gardens surrounding Castle and medieval ruins. Exhibitions, rare-breeds pheasantry, restaurant & cafe, adventure play area.
                1. 12 Apr 202231 Oct 2022
              6. Montpellier Gardens Gallery
                Cheltenham's Community Art Gallery for local artists to exhibit their work to the public, and for other arts-related activities.
                1. 1 Mar 202231 Dec 2022
              7. The Greenway Hotel and Spa
                The Greenway Hotel and Spa is tucked away on the outskirts of the rolling Cotswolds, within a short drive of Cheltenham. Set in eight acres of stunning countryside grounds, this 16th Century Elizabethan manor house hotel is the proud owner of 4 AA Red Stars reflecting the team’s exceptional service and hospitality.
                1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
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                3. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
              8. The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen is a charitable membership organisation made up of designer-makers. The Guild organises exhibitions, demonstrations and workshops offering invaluable resources for those wishing to participate in or learn about the world of craft and design.
                1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
              9. Cheltenham's premier indoor soft play centre, for children aged 0-12 years based at The Brewery Quarter.
                1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
              10. Welcome to Cheltenham Playhouse Theatre; an intimate community theatre set in a Regency period building.
                1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
              11. The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum Cheltenham - exterior
                Cheltenham has an outstanding museum and art gallery with a programme of exciting temporary exhibitions and permanent galleries.
                1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
              12. WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
                Award-winning visitor centre, home to a variety of wildfowl and wetland creatures that will captivate people of all ages. Plenty to do inside and out with events, activities, walks and talks throughout the year.
                1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
                2. 1 Apr 202231 Oct 2022
                3. 1 Nov 202231 Mar 2023
              13. A Guide to Cheltenham During Lockdown
                This helpful guide answers any questions you may have including which businesses are allowed to open from the 12 April & 17 May, which businesses must legally stay closed and social distancing guidelines in Cheltenham.
              14. Reopening dates - Hotels in Cheltenham
                Our guide to the reopening plans of hotels in Cheltenham, including town centre properties and nearby countryside retreats, many with first class spa facilities. We hope this guide helps to inspire your Cheltenham staycation.
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