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Only 27 miles from Finches Barn. Cheltenham is a town in Gloucestershire, England, home to the renowned Cheltenham Festival, 4 days of horse jump racing culminating in the Gold Cup, held annually in March at Cheltenham Racecourse. It's also known for Regency buildings, including the Pittville Pump…
'The South West 2020 Best Place to Live in the UK (The Times). An excellent regency town that makes for a great day out.
Cheltenham has a host of shops and amazing places to eat and lots of history. www.visitcheltenham.com
“Great fish restaurant on the banks of the River Severn. Book a table to avoid disappointment. Tel 01453 740547”
“Tackle the Cotswold Way, the famous 102-mile National Trail route, bit-by-bit this year. Said to take between five to eight days to complete for experienced ramblers, expect rolling countryside, postcard pretty villages, riverside rambles, steep hill climbs and woodland walks. ”
“Head to Woodchester Park for a circular walk of up to 8 miles (shorter ones possible) through a hidden valley with lakes stepped through it. At the centre is the unfinished, Gothic masterpiece of local architect, Benjamin Bucknall, open to the public on certain days. We had our engagement party in the mansion in December 2009 - that was a lot of fun!”
“A wonderful facility located just outside the city centre, the Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre is a great day out for all the family. The centre features a 255 metre main slope Freestyle Slope with Snowflex Fun Park, a 40 metre nursery slope, a dedicated tubing slope, button tow ski lifts, a Big Air Bag – for practising freestyle manoeuvres (on selected nights) and a fully licensed café/bar with food servery as well as a ski shop and hire centre. ”