Home to chocolate box pretty villages, lively market towns, rolling hills and beautiful historic houses and gardens, the Cotswolds are quintessentially English.
Enjoy a day at the races with one of the racing calendar’s highlights including the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Cheltenham Jazz Festival
Get your toes tapping along to some of the best jazz in the world.
Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford
Celebrate 100 years of the RAF in 2018 with what Buzz Aldrin described as the “greatest air show.”
Royal Three Counties Show
A great day out with activities for all the family and a brilliant way to enjoy the pleasures of country life.
Cheltenham Science Festival
Science for all the ages in June. Hands-on experiments and fun, debate and discovery; if you love science, you’ll love the festival.
Cheltenham Literature Festival
For book lovers everywhere. Join writers, actors, politicians and poets to celebrate the joy of the written word.
Get festive with the smell of roasting chestnuts, glühwein and some great gift ideas.
600 acres of beautiful tree garden created by a Victorian entrepreneur.
The Model Village, Bourton on the Water
A 1/9th scale model of an actual Cotswold stone village, with church bells and more!
Cheltenham & Gloucester cities
Explore the cities of Cheltenham & Gloucester with their cathedrals, spas, old pump rooms, gardens and docks.
The Tailor of Gloucester Beatrix Potter Museum & Shop
Visit the original building used by Beatrix Potter in her story The Tailor of Gloucester.
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre
Outdoor, dry slope where you can learn to ski, snowboard or go tubing.
Paddle alongside tall ships and take in Gloucester’s historic docks. If you’re feeling energetic you can head out to the River Severn.
Gloucester Waterway Trail
Hike the waterway trail, one of Gloucester’s best-kept secrets.
Virgin Balloon Flight
From the Cheltenham race course launch site, take to the air and marvel at the Cotswolds beauty from a different perspective.
Gloucester Quays Outlet
Mix of High Street and designer labels at up to 70% off the Recommended Retail Price.
Regent Arcade, Cheltenham
In the heart of the spa town, the arcade is home to 60 retail stores and impressive dining options.
Montpellier District, Cheltenham
Browse the tree-lined streets of Montpellier with its period architecture and exciting boutiques.
Cathedral Quarter, Gloucester
Gloucester’s Cathedral Quarter is ideal for gift shopping with an array of independent boutiques to choose from.
Tara Restaurant at Hatton Court Hotel
Ivy-covered country house with lawned gardens and offering views of the Severn Vale.
Wild Beer at Jessop House
Set in a 5-storey Georgian townhouse in the heart of Cheltenham, this is the Wild Beer Co.’s first bar, and there’s pretty good food, too!
Greek on the Docks, Gloucester
A taste of the Mediterranean in the heart of Gloucester’s docklands.
Imperial Garden Bar, Cheltenham
Relax in the walled Skillicorne Gardens overlooking the Imperial Garden and with the Pittville Pump Room as a backdrop.
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