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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ride£6.00 per ticket
Child ride (under 1.4 m)£5.00 per ticket
Family ticket£18.00 per ticket

Adult ticket will be £6, child under 1.4m £5 and a family ticket (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children under 1.4m) £18. The wheel rotates a minimum of 3 times.

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Road Directions

Click here for all the information you need regarding car parks in Cheltenham. They are situated in various locations around the town centre. 

If arriving by car we recommend that you use Cheltenham’s Park & Ride service, this is located at Arle Court (GL51 6SY, near M5 Junction 11) and Cheltenham Racecourse (GL50 4SH). Parking is free, and the service runs every few minutes into the Town Centre; but please note that times vary on Sundays.

Public Transport Directions

Cheltenham Spa is well served by CrossCountry trains, including direct services from many mainline stations including Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, York, Sheffield and Edinburgh. The railway station (GL51 8NP) is located approximately 1 mile from the town centre, and local buses depart into Cheltenham town centre every few minutes.

Stagecoach run regular services locally and to nearby town and villages.

National Express Coaches operate services between many major cities and Cheltenham Spa’s Royal Well bus station (GL50 3PD). 

For more information about travellign to Cheltenham via public transport click here - Getting to Cheltenham.


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