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 201131 Dec 2011
    2. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    3. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    4. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    5. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    6. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    7. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    8. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    9. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    10. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    11. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    12. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    13. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    14. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    15. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
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    17. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    18. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
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    20. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  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 201931 Oct 2019
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    4. 1 Nov 201931 Mar 2020
    5. 1 Apr 202031 Oct 2020
    6. 1 Nov 202031 Mar 2021
    7. 1 Apr 202131 Oct 2021
    8. 1 Nov 202131 Mar 2022
    9. 1 Apr 202231 Oct 2022
  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. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 10 Feb 201826 Nov 2018
    3. 9 Feb 201924 Nov 2019
    4. 9 Feb 202024 Nov 2020
    5. 9 Feb 202124 Nov 2021
    6. 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 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    3. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    4. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    5. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    6. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  5. The science centre in Coronation Square offers families the opportunity to investigate, experience and enjoy hands-on science together...
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    2. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    4. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    5. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    6. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  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. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
  7. At The Brewery Quarter you’ll find an 14-screen state-of-the-art recently refurbished Cineworld 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 Brwery Quarter.
    1. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    3. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    4. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    5. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    6. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    7. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    8. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    9. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  8. Gloucestershire’s largest cidery and bespoke shop is now open for tastings and tours...
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    2. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    3. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  9. 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 201731 Dec 2017
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    4. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    5. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    6. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    7. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  10. 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 202022 Dec 2020
    2. 8 Feb 202122 Dec 2021
  11. 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 201731 Dec 2017
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    4. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    5. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    6. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    7. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  12. Escape Hunt opened at The Brewery Quarter in December 2020. 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 202131 Dec 2021
  13. Escape Rooms Cheltenham provides 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. Play-at-home escape room games are also available to enjoy at home.
    1. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  14. The Everyman is Gloucestershire's theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 29 Jul 20121 Sep 2014
    3. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    4. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    5. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    6. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    7. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    8. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    9. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    10. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    11. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  15. 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. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  16. 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. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    3. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    4. 1 Jan 201631 Mar 2016
    5. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    6. 1 Apr 201631 Oct 2016
    7. 1 Nov 201631 Mar 2017
    8. 1 Apr 201731 Oct 2017
    9. 1 Nov 201731 Mar 2018
    10. 1 Apr 201831 Oct 2018
    11. 1 Nov 201831 Mar 2019
  17. The friendly line in the Cotswolds offers a unique opportunity to sample train travel from 50 years ago...
    1. 31 Mar 20201 Nov 2020
    2. 7 Mar 202029 Mar 2020
    3. 26 Dec 20203 Jan 2021
    4. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
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    6. 26 Dec 20213 Jan 2022
  18. 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. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  19. Hollywood Bowl Cheltenham boasts 16 pre-bookable state-of-the-art bowling lanes including four VIP lanes.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    2. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    3. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    4. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  20. This Regency terraced house where the composer of 'The Planets' was born, shows the 'upstairs downstairs' way of life in Victorian times...
    1. 19 Feb 201923 Feb 2019
    2. 1 Mar 201930 Mar 2019
    3. 2 Apr 201912 Dec 2019
    4. 19 Feb 202023 Feb 2020
    5. 1 Mar 202030 Mar 2020
    6. 2 Apr 202014 Dec 2020
    7. 19 Feb 202123 Feb 2021
    8. 1 Mar 202130 Mar 2021
    9. 2 Apr 202114 Dec 2021
    10. 19 Feb 202223 Feb 2022
    11. 1 Mar 202230 Mar 2022
    12. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  21. 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.
  22. With such a large range of activities available in Cheltenham there really is something for everyone.
    1. 1 Jan 200931 Dec 2009
    2. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    3. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    4. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    5. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    6. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    7. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    8. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    9. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    10. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  23. Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf in Cheltenham is the companies most extravagant venue to date, showcasing the wildest of adventures through the unknown elements of planet earth. Onsite cafe and bar lends itself well to golfers to enjoy after a game.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    2. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  24. 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. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  25. 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. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  26. 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 201831 Oct 2018
    2. 10 Jan 201931 Oct 2019
    3. 1 Nov 201930 Nov 2019
    4. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    5. 10 Jan 202031 Oct 2020
    6. 1 Nov 202030 Nov 2020
    7. 10 Jan 202130 Nov 2021
    8. 10 Jan 202230 Nov 2022
  27. 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 201125 Sep 2011
    2. 30 Apr 201225 Sep 2012
    3. 30 Apr 201325 Sep 2013
    4. 30 Apr 201425 Sep 2014
    5. 30 Apr 201525 Sep 2015
    6. 30 Apr 201625 Sep 2016
    7. 30 Apr 201725 Sep 2017
    8. 30 Apr 201825 Sep 2018
    9. 30 Apr 201925 Sep 2019
    10. 30 Apr 202025 Sep 2020
    11. 30 Apr 202125 Sep 2021
    12. 30 Apr 202225 Sep 2022
  28. 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 201931 Dec 2019
    2. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    3. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  29. View of Snowshill Manor from the Orchard with visitors
    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. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 18 Mar 20193 Nov 2019
    3. 9 Nov 20191 Dec 2019
    4. 18 Mar 20203 Nov 2020
    5. 9 Nov 20201 Dec 2020
    6. 18 Mar 20213 Nov 2021
    7. 9 Nov 20211 Dec 2021
    8. 18 Mar 20223 Nov 2022
    9. 9 Nov 20221 Dec 2022
  30. Sudeley Castle
    Award-winning gardens surrounding Castle and medieval ruins. Exhibitions, rare-breeds pheasantry, restaurant & cafe, adventure play area.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 12 Apr 202131 Oct 2021
    3. 12 Apr 202231 Oct 2022
  31. Montpellier Gardens Gallery
    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.
    1. 1 Mar 201131 Dec 2011
    2. 1 Mar 201231 Dec 2012
    3. 1 Mar 201331 Dec 2013
    4. 1 Mar 201431 Dec 2014
    5. 1 Mar 201531 Dec 2015
    6. 1 Mar 201631 Dec 2016
    7. 1 Mar 201731 Dec 2017
    8. 1 Mar 201831 Dec 2018
    9. 1 Mar 201931 Dec 2019
    10. 1 Mar 202031 Dec 2020
    11. 1 Mar 202131 Dec 2021
  32. 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 201731 Dec 2017
    4. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    5. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    6. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    7. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  33. Selection of crafted items
    Glos Guild Crafts at Chapel Arts is the space for members of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen to sell their work and showcase new pieces direct to the public. The Guild’s award-winning and internationally renowned makers offer a changing selection of jewellery, ceramics, textiles, furniture, leatherwork, glass, basketry and more, available to buy and commission. A selection of books, magazines, greetings card and gift vouchers are also available.
    1. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  34. The Play Farm is Cheltenham's premier indoor soft play centre, for children aged 0-12 years (maximum 148 cm’s in height), based at The Brewery Quarter.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    2. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    3. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  35. Welcome to Cheltenham Playhouse Theatre; an intimate community theatre set in a Regency period building.
    1. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    2. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    3. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    4. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    5. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    6. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    7. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    8. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  36. 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 201331 Dec 2013
    2. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    4. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    5. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    6. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    7. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    8. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    9. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    10. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    11. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
  37. 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 201831 Oct 2018
    3. 1 Nov 201831 Mar 2019
    4. 1 Apr 201931 Oct 2019
    5. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    6. 1 Nov 201931 Mar 2020
    7. 1 Apr 202031 Oct 2020
    8. 1 Nov 202031 Mar 2021
    9. 1 Apr 202131 Oct 2021
    10. 1 Nov 202131 Mar 2022
    11. 1 Apr 202231 Oct 2022
  38. 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.
  39. 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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