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. 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 Nov 202231 Mar 2023
    3. 1 Apr 202331 Oct 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 202324 Nov 2023
  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. 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. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  6. 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
  7. Gloucestershire’s largest cidery and bespoke shop is now open for tastings and tours...
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The Everyman is Gloucestershire's theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  14. 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 202330 Nov 2023
            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. 27 Mar 20237 Oct 2023
            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 202330 Oct 2023
              2. 5 Nov 202327 Nov 2023
            5. Sudeley Castle
              Award-winning gardens surrounding Castle and medieval ruins. Exhibitions, rare-breeds pheasantry, restaurant & cafe, adventure play area.
              1. 12 Apr 202331 Oct 2023
            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
              2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
              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. Wilson Art Gallery cafe
              Cheltenham has an outstanding museum and art gallery with a programme of exciting temporary exhibitions and permanent galleries.
              1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
              2. 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 Nov 202231 Mar 2023
              3. 1 Apr 202331 Oct 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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