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Great Days Out By Bus To Cheltenham


Whether you are looking for something to entertain the kids or enjoying a leisurely break in the Cotswolds, there are so many places and visitor attractions you can visit, when travelling by bus.


Also known as Cheltenham Spa, Cheltenham is a beautiful regency spa town located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire.


Cheltenham is the home to many festivals including Jazz, Music, Science and Literature www.cheltenhamfestivals.com plus the renowned Cheltenham Festival, 4 days of horse jump racing culminating in the Gold Cup, held annually in March at Cheltenham Racecourse. cheltenham.thejockeyclub.co.uk


It's also known for Regency buildings, including the Pittville Pump Room, a remnant of Cheltenham’s past as a spa town. The jewel of Cheltenham’s Regency architecture, the Pump Room is the grandest survival of the town’s many spa buildings, overlooking the sweeping lawns and ornamental lakes of Pittville Park.


The Wilson, is Gloucestershire’s premier art gallery and museum which offers free entry. It is particularly noted for its arts and crafts collection of furniture, textiles, ceramics, carvings, silver and jewellery which is recognised as an outstanding collection of international importance for which the Art Gallery & Museum has received Designated status. The Edward Willson gallery shows the life of the Antartic explorer who perished with Scott on his expedition to the South Pole in 1912. www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk


The birthplace of Gustav Holst is open to the public as a Museum, one of England’s most respected composers, best known for his work The Planets. www.holstmuseum.org.uk


The Victorian Everyman Theatre was built in 1891 and is located in Regent Street, Cheltenham. It is home to ballet, opera, drama, dance, comedy, music events and the traditional family pantomime. www.everymantheatre.org.uk


The Brewery Quarter is Cheltenham’s premier leisure destination where visitors can dine, stay and play! Located just off the High Street you can grab a film at Cineworld – complete with IMAX, enjoy a game of bowling at Hollywood Bowl, have a luxury cinema experience at The Screening Rooms, The Play Farm a children’s soft play centre and Mr Mulligans Lost World Golf - a two course indoor entertainment complex with bar and restaurant. If you’re looking for something to eat & drink, you really are spoilt for choice with restaurants including Nando’s, Prezzo, Brewhouse & Kitchen, Chiquito, Frankie & Benny’s, Harvester, The Real China, SOHO Coffee Co. and Cosy Club.www.thebreweryquarter.com


If your looking for some retail therapy Cheltenham has it all! Well known High Street brands jostle for position in Cheltenham High Street, which is mainly pedestrianised. The former Beechwood Shopping Centre will see John Lewis open their newest flagship store later in 2018. The Regent Arcade Shopping Centre is Cheltenham’s only under cover shopping destination. Located in the heart of Cheltenham and conveniently positioned to link the High Street with The Promenade, the Arcade boasts an impressive line-up of over 60 retail stores from big-name fashion giants, to unique independent stores, and everything in between. Don’t forget to stop and look at Kit William’s iconic Wishing Fish Clock, the world’s largest mechanical clock which has enchanted generations of children by blowing bubbles and playing its familiar signature tune on the hour and half hour. www.regentarcade.co.uk 


A short walk from the town centre, Sandford Parks Lido is a great day out in the heart of Cheltenham. It is a children's paradise with slides, a children's pool and a paddling pool. For adults, the 50m pool is open some mornings from 06.30 for that early morning swim. www.sandfordparkslido.org.uk


Marchants operate frequent bus services to Cheltenham from Broadway, Chipping Campden, Stratford-upon-Avon & Winchcombe plus surrounding local villages.


Timetables can be found on our buses, from our Travel Shop located at 61 Clarence Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3LB or from local Tourist Information Centres located at Cheltenham, Winchcombe, Broadway, Chipping Campden & Stratford-upon-Avon Visitor Centre or Click Here for timetable information.

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