The best things to do and see in Cheltenham, complied into one list to save your from trolling the internet upon your arrival with us, so you can stay, enjoy and get stuck into Cheltenham living right away!
Where - Evesham Rd, Cheltenham GL50 4SH
When – Yearly, 12 – 15Th March 2024
The Cheltenham Horseracing Festival is, to put it lightly, the horse racing event of the year.
Four days of exhilarating horse racing, with the 2024 event set to be bigger than ever as the celebrations for the 100 years of the Gold Cup will be in full swing. Each of the four days has a differing theme and showcases the best jump-racing, with fans flocking from all over the world to watch the 28 races and place their bets.
The Cheltenham Festival is prestigious for being an extraordinary four days, packed with excitement. No matter if you’re planning to attend solo, with friends, family or colleagues you are guaranteed to have a fantastic time in Cheltenham.
The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum
Where – Clarence Street, GL50 3JT
When – Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm
The Wilson, as suggested, is both an art gallery and museum and is home to a significant museum collection of great variety. With renowned collections such as the Arts and Crafts Movement, Fine Arts and many more.
Alongside the Art and historical pieces, The Wilson Kitchen is an arts café offering the perfect space to socialise, work from or even enjoy weekend brunch, the café provides flexibility in an engaging environment.
For more information on the above, please Visit Cheltenham
The Neptune Fountain
Where – 83 Promenade, GL50 1PJ
When – Available to visit 24/7
The Neptune Fountain is a ‘monumental statuesque piece depicting Greek god Neptune in a shell-chariot, being drawn by four seahorses and heralded by conch-shell blowing merman’.
The fountain was unveiled in 1893 after being designed by Joseph Hall and carved by Richard Lockwood Boulton and his sons. By day, water flows and by night it perfectly lit to create an eye-catching sculpture, paying homage, allegedly, to the Trevi Fountain in Rome.
Where – 7-10 Regent Street, GL50 1HQ
When – Theatre open dependant on show times, Box Office is open Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 5pm
The Everyman Theatre has been open since 1891 and is guaranteed to have something for everyone! From architecture lovers to regular theatre goers, the Everyman is dearly loved in Cheltenham. The Everyman hosts a varied range of productions such as ballet, opera, comedy, and dance just to name a few.
Not only can you watch a fantastic production at The Everyman, but you can also visit to partake in a workshop or even just to drink and dine in their café, bar or restaurant.