Museum in Cheltenham

Holst Birthplace Museum

Composer Gustav Holst was born in Cheltenham in 1874, and the rooms of his childhood home are laid out in typical period fashion. Spread across four floors, they feature many of his personal possessions, including t…
Notable Building in Cheltenham

Pittville Pump Room

Built in 1830 as the centrepiece to a large housing subdivision, the Pittville Pump Room is Cheltenham’s finest Regency building, modelled on an ancient Athenian temple. Admire the beautiful pillared exterior, wande…
Notable Building in Cheltenham

Cheltenham Ladies’ College

Founded in 1853, Cheltenham Ladies’ College is one of the most prestigious independent girls’ schools in the country. It’s housed in an eclectic Gothic-style building topped by a domed observatory.
Museum in Cheltenham

The Wilson

Cheltenham’s excellent museum depicts local life through the ages and has wonderful displays on William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement, including a painted pine table designed by Morris. It also contains ex…
Church in Cheltenham

Cheltenham Minster

Cheltenham’s only surviving medieval building was awarded minster status in 2013 and is particularly worth a look for its exquisite stained-glass rose window.
Street in Cheltenham

The Promenade

Famed as one of England’s most beautiful main streets, the Promenade is a wide, tree-lined boulevard flanked by imposing period buildings and neat gardens. At its northern end you’ll spot the striking Municipal Offi…
Area in Cheltenham


As well as its handsome architecture, Montpellier hosts a lively collection of bars, restaurants, hotels and independent shops and boutiques. Along Montpellier Walk, 32 caryatids (draped female figures based on thos…