Feel the electrifying buzz of the Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

A visit to a spring race meet in the Cotswolds countryside is always an exhilarating experience.

With four spring race meets to choose from (culminating in the action-packed Gold Cup Day), the Cheltenham Festival is a key feature of the annual sporting calendar.

Featuring four days of racing action (12-15 March), the Cheltenham Festival is known for its buzzing atmosphere, particularly on Ladies Day when glamorous outfits can be seen all over the racecourse.

With large numbers thronging the Regency streets every year, Cheltenham’s experienced tourist venues ensure a post-race festival atmosphere is enjoyed by all.

Afterwards, you can enjoy a soothing stay at one of Cheltenham’s finest hotels, Ellenborough Park. Located on the outskirts of Cheltenham, this luxurious manor house offers boutique bedrooms and heaps of country house style.

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