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

  • Sandford Parks Lido

    Keynsham Road
    GL53 7PU

    01242 222570

    A non-profit charitable trust in Cheltenham featuring a 50-meter outdoor pool that reaches a summertime temperature of 25 degrees.

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  • Sudeley Castle

    Sudeley Castle

    Sudeley Castle & Gardens Gloucestershire
    GL54 5JD

    01242 604244

    Sudeley Castle is one for the whole family, hosting numerous events throughout the year and an abundance of charm. You can admire the ancient treasures inside, or wander out to the award-winning gardens, while the children make the most of the adventure playground.

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  • bacon theatre

    The Bacon Theatre

    Hatherley Road
    GL51 6EP

    01242 258002

    Cheltenham’s bustling entertainment theatre features award-winning live concerts, plays, dance, comedy, and film in Dean Close School.

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  • brewery quarter cheltenham

    The Brewery Quarter

    Henrietta Street
    GL50 4FA

    01242 574378

    As a “one-stop store where you may shop, dine, stay, and play,” The Brewery Quarter is a hotspot in Cheltenham.

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  • The Play Farm, feature

    The Play Farm

    Unit 18 The Brewery
    GL50 4FA
    United Kingdom

    01242 257955

    Visiting Cheltenham with kids aged between 0-12 years old? Keep them entertained with a visit to The Play Farm!

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  • The Wilson cheltenham art gallery

    The Wilson

    Clarence Street
    GL50 3JT

    An internationally acclaimed museum and gallery in Cheltenham hosting a wide variety of shows and activities.

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  • Walks With Hawks

    19 Parton Road
    GL3 2AB

    01452 537420

    A personal falconry experience that includes hawk walks, owl interactions, and educational outings.

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