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Your guide to Cheltenham Festival 2022

  1. Highlights Cheltenham Festival 2022

    Cheltenham is taking centre stage this week as spectators return to Cheltenham Festival for the first time in two years. We will share photo highlights, on all four days of The Festival 2022, here on Visit Cheltenham. 

  2. What to wear for Cheltenham Festival 2022

    We are on official countdown to the biggest horse racing event of the year! The four-day Cheltenham Festival returns 15 – 18 March. With less than three weeks to go, now is the time to shop for the all-important outfit.

  3. 6 stylish men’s clothes stores to get you ready for Cheltenham Festival

    With Cheltenham Festival mere weeks away, it's time to plan what you are going to wear. Our guide shares six stylish mens stores in Cheltenham, and the surrounding Cotswolds, to stock up on your race attire.

  4. As the pinnacle of Jump racing, The Cheltenham Gold Cup not only headlines Day Four, but is also the feature race of The Festival™ for spectators, jockeys and trainers alike. Playing a major part in the sporting calendar in the UK each year, its winners go down in history with the likes of Best Mate and Kauto Star becoming household names.
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  5. The Cheltenham Festival. 16 - 19 March 2021
    Cheltenham Racecourse presents the jump racing event of the year - The Cheltenham Festival 14 - 17 March 2023
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  6. Rear shot of racehorses and jockeys at Cheltenham Racecourse

    Cheltenham Race Week is galloping towards us!  From the 15-18 March 270,000 racing fans will flock to our Regency town. This guide shares some of the events and special offers by local bars, cafes and restaurants. 

  7. The Brewery Quarter is gearing up for its busiest race week, sharing Cheltenham Festival goers’ excitement in celebrating the biggest week of the year in the UK’s jump-racing calendar!
    1. How to get to Cheltenham Festival on an e-scooter?

      Are you travelling or considering travelling to Cheltenham Racecourse by e-scooter? With traffic typically cery busy during Festival week, e-scooters can be the fastest means of getting to the Festival site, while also offering a more sustainable option. 

    2. Heading to the Cheltenham Festival? Then why not enjoy an all-you-can-eat cooked breakfast at Jonny-Rocks Stadium which also includes free parking in the stadium car park.
      1. 5 Cheltenham races womenswear style trends by John Lewis Personal Stylists

        Stephanie Shaw & Carys Jones, Personal Stylists at John Lewis & Partners Cheltenham, share their top 5 tips for ladies going to The Cheltenham Festival this year.

      2. 6 Cheltenham races menswear essentials by John Lewis Personal Stylists

        Sarah Davies, menswear specialist at John Lewis & Partners Cheltenham shares menswear racing essentials and advice on what to look out for to elevate your look at Cheltenham Festival. 

      3. Eat, drink, park & celebrate Cheltenham Race Week at Cheltenham Trust venues

        All the details of where you can eat, drink, park & celebrate at the Pittville Pump Room & Heritage Deco café, Prince of Wales Stadium & Sports Bar and Garden Bar Orangery.

      4. Preparations underway for the return of The Cheltenham Festival next month

        The festival sees the return of spectators and visitors for the first time since 2020. Record numbers of spectators and visitors are expected, with tickets sold out on all four days.

      5. Accommodation in Cheltenham
        Our guide to hotels in Cheltenham, self catering apartments in Cheltenham, campsites in Cheltenham and more accommodation options inc. spa hotels, hotels with pools and countryside hotels near Cheltenham.
      6. Restaurants and bars in Cheltenham
        Choose one of our many places to eat and drink in Cheltenham, whether it's coffee and cake, a bite to eat at lunch or dinner and cocktails...
      7. March 2023 - What's On Cheltenham Events
        Featuring all the best events in Cheltenham March 2023 including The Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup, live performances, comedy acts and much more!
      8. Pubs & Bars in Cheltenham
        Real ale and craft beer lover? Cocktail fan? Just looking for a place to chill in the pub? Here's where to head to in Cheltenham...
      9. 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…
      10. Treat yourself to a spa break in Cheltenham
        Cheltenham has been a spa town resort since 1716 when a local landowner became curious of pigeons pecking at accumulated salts, convinced that the natural spa waters had healing properties. So what could be better than a spa day or weekend, with a focus on your health and wellbeing in the hometown of modern spas?
      11. Select one of our self-catering properties in Cheltenham Town Centre and the wider Cotswolds
      12. Town Centre Hotels in Cheltenham
        Looking for a hotel in Cheltenham located in the Regency town centre? Our guide to town centre Cheltenham hotels features boutique accommodation such as the Queens MGallery, No. 131 & Hotel Du Vin through to budget friendly hotels such as George Hotel, Holiday Inn Express and Citrus Hotel.
      13. 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.
      14. 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.