things to do in Cheltenham

Things to do in Cheltenham

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Discover the best things to do in Cheltenham

From ancient castles to bustling race days, find a wealth of things to do in Cheltenham all year round.

Resting in the heart of Cotswolds, enjoy a plethora of incredible attractions and activities in Cheltenham. This stunning spa town is home to a lively social scene, bustling bars and eateries galore.

Cheltenham Attractions

If you’re wondering what to see in Cheltenham, discover a plethora of attractions. Sudelely Castle is a grand property firmly rooted in British history, being strongly associated with Henry VIII. Catherine Parr, Henry’s final wife, can be found within the grounds of the 15th-century church. For more historic attractions in Cheltenham, head to Pitville Park. This large ornamental park features a beautiful lake and woodland areas, alongside the Regency-era Pump Room.

Cheltenham Activities

Are you looking for a fun day out? Perhaps coincide your holiday with an ever-popular horse-riding event at  Cheltenham Racecourse, promising a fun-packed day you won’t forget. Visit Adam Henson’s Cotswolds Farm Park for a fantastic day with all the family.

You will never find yourself short of things to do in Cheltenham.

Sudeley Castle image by: Rob FarrowCCSA 2.0

Pittville Park image by: Clint Mann CCSA 2.0

  • Adam Henson's Cotswolds Farm Park

    Adam Henson’s Cotswolds Farm Park

    Guiting Power
    GL54 5FL

    01451 850307

    A fun-filled day for the whole family, this farm park gives children the option to get close to different breeds of farm animal, as well as providing play areas and a good quality restaurant.

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  • Brennen and Brown gin distiller

    Brennen and Brown

    2c Bramery Business Park
    Alstone Lane
    GL51 8HE

    01242 370400

    A gin distillery and tasting experience in Cheltenham committed to reviving long-lost gin flavours and traditions.

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  • Cheltenham Racecourse

    Cheltenham Racecourse

    Evesham Rd
    GL50 4SH

    01242 513014

    Located at Prestbury Park, Cheltenham Racecourse stages a number of horse racing events throughout the year.

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  • Dunkertons

    Dowdeswell Park
    London Road
    GL52 6UT

    01242 650145

    An organic cider and perry producer on the outskirts of Cheltenham, featuring a cutting-edge cidery and tap room.

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  • Everyman Theatre Cheltenham

    7, 10 Regent Street
    GL50 1HQ

    01242 572573

    A theatre in the centre of Cheltenham that hosts pantomimes, comedy, dancing, and other evenings of entertainment.

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  • gloucestershire and warwickshire railway

    Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

    The Railway Station
    GL54 5DT

    01242 621405

    A historic heritage railway line at the border of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire in the Cotswolds.

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  • Holst Victorian House Kitchen

    Holst Victorian House

    4 Clarence Road
    GL52 2AY

    01242 524846

    Take a guided tour of the only Victorian home in Cheltenham where composer Gustav Holst was born.

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  • Montpellier District

    Montpellier District

    GL50 2DY

    A district in Cheltenham known for its high-end restaurants and boutiques, as well as its lively pubs, gorgeous Regency buildings, and quaint gardens.

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  • Pittville Park

    Pittville Park

    Evesham Rd
    GL52 3AB

    01242 262626

    The eastern side of the park is home to a children’s play area with a variety of popular birds to admire, whilst the west boasts areas of woodland; here you will also discover a lake and sporting facilities.

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  • Prescott Speed Hill Climb

    Prescott Speed Hill Climb

    Prescott Hill
    GL52 9RD

    01242 673136

    A well-known motor racing event in the Gloucestershire town of Cheltenham. The 60-acre Cotswold estate hosts major motor racing championships as well as antique automobile and motorcycle shows.

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