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Museums & Galleries
Visitor Centres & Tour Desks
Farms, Workshops & Factories
Castles, Palaces & Mansions
Inhabited by the same family for over 450 years, the stunning Jacobean mansion Stanway House has a delightful, lived-in charm with much of its original furniture and character intact...
About 3 miles south of Broadway is Snows-Hill Manor, a wonderful Cotswold mansion once home to the marvellously eccentric Charles Paget Wade...
Nature & Wildlife
Parks & Gardens
The extensive baroque-landscaped grounds of the Bathurst Estate, with a lovely walk along Broad Ride. No bicycles allowed.
This is a romp through Cirencester's extensive history up until the 19th century...
The cathedral-like St John’s, one of England’s largest parish churches, boasts an outstanding Perpendicular-style tower (open Sat May to September) with wild flying buttresses, but it is the majestic three-storey sou...
Home to over a dozen resident craft workers and host to regular exhibitions, workshops and classes, this arts centre is set in a beautifully converted Victorian brewery.
The grassed-over remains of one of Britain's largest amphitheatres are worth a visit for their sheer scale.
Cemeteries, Memorials & Tombs
There’s easy access to the Cotswold Way from Winchcombe, and the 2½-mile hike to Belas Knap is one of the most scenic short walks in the region...
Just outside the town are the evocative ruins of this Cistercian abbey, once one of the country’s main pilgrimage centres due to a long-running medieval scam...
The town’s main attraction, this magnificent castle was once a favoured retreat of Tudor and Stuart monarchs...
The composer Gustav Holst was born in Cheltenham in 1874, and his childhood home has been turned into a museum celebrating his life and work...
Cheltenham’s racecourse can attract up to 40,000 people a day during the National Hunt Festival , often simply called ‘the Festival’, a time of year when the bookies go crazy and huge sums of money are won and lost w...
Neighbourhoods & Villages
Famed as one of England’s most beautiful streets, the Promenade is a wide, tree-lined boulevard flanked byArt Gallery & Museum imposing period buildings...
Landmarks & Monuments
Opposite the Municipal Offices, built as private residences in 1825, is a Statue of Edward Wilson, a local man who joined Captain Scott's ill-fated second expedition to the South Pole...
Theatres, Concert Halls & Cinemas
Built in 1830 as a centre piece to a vast estate, the Pittville Pump Roomis Cheltenham’s finest Regency building. Originally used as a spa and social centre, it is now used as a concert hall and wedding venue...
Cheltenham’s excellent Art Gallery & Museum is well worth a visit for its depiction of Cheltenham life through the ages...
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