Enjoy Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup on a Weekend Break, Short Break or Holiday

Cheltenham Festival Cottage Breaks

The Cheltenham Festival, featuring the Cheltenham Gold Cup, is one of horse racings premier events and one of the highlights of the British social calendar.

Held during March, usually coinciding with St Patrick's Day, the Festival is the highlight of the jump season and is renowned for the atmosphere and crowd 'roar' at the Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, race course.

To put it simply, the Cheltenham Festival is four days of atmosphere, anticipation and action, played out on a beautiful sporting arena that has no equal.

There is no better time to visit the Cheltenham and Gloucestershire area for a weekend break, short break or holiday so take a look at some great self catering cottages below. Find out more about the Cheltenham Festival below.

Cheltenham Festival self catering cottage search

Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, South West England

Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages, Stow-on-the-Wold

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages self catering accommodation in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire sleeps 5. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf horse riding fishing . Prices at Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages start from £225 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages

Phone enquiries: 01451 831 855


Sleeps 4 Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Calcot Peak Barn in Crickley Barrow, Gloucestershire, South West England

Calcot Peak Barn, Crickley Barrow

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Calcot Peak Barn self catering accommodation in Crickley Barrow, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden Open Fire/woodburner . Prices at Calcot Peak Barn start from £747 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Calcot Peak Barn


Sleeps 4 Garden Open fire or wood burner

Poppys Cottage in Baunton, Gloucestershire, South West England

Poppys Cottage, Baunton

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Poppys Cottage self catering accommodation in Baunton, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf . Poppys Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Poppys Cottage start from £346 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Poppys Cottage


Sleeps 4 Pet friendly Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Bookers Cottage in Bruern, Gloucestershire, South West England

Bookers Cottage, Bruern

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Bookers Cottage self catering accommodation in Bruern, Gloucestershire sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Prices at Bookers Cottage start from £663 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bookers Cottage


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by Games room

Henmarsh Cottage in Barton-on-the-Heath, Gloucestershire, South West England

Henmarsh Cottage, Barton-on-the-Heath

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Henmarsh Cottage self catering accommodation in Barton-on-the-Heath, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Henmarsh Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. It is listed as wheelchair accessible but please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Henmarsh Cottage start from £675 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Henmarsh Cottage


Sleeps 4 Disabled/Wheelchair Access Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner

Wadham Cottage in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, South West England

Wadham Cottage, Bourton-on-the-Water

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Wadham Cottage self catering accommodation in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Wadham Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Wadham Cottage start from £465 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Wadham Cottage


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available

Hay Loft in Stanton, Gloucestershire, South West England

Hay Loft, Stanton

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Hay Loft self catering accommodation in Stanton, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Prices at Hay Loft start from £346 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Hay Loft


Sleeps 4 Garden Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by

Tallet Barn in Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, South West England

Tallet Barn, Little Rissington

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Tallet Barn self catering accommodation in Little Rissington, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden . Tallet Barn does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Tallet Barn start from £582 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Tallet Barn


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly Garden

Le Manoir in Nether Westcote, Gloucestershire, South West England

Le Manoir, Nether Westcote

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Le Manoir self catering accommodation in Nether Westcote, Gloucestershire sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Le Manoir start from £658 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Le Manoir


Sleeps 6 Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Hicks House in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, South West England

Hicks House, Chipping Campden

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Hicks House self catering accommodation in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Hicks House start from £483 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Hicks House


Sleeps 6 Golf close by Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

 

 

Cheltenham Festival Racing

The Cheltenham Festival is held over 4 days with over 25 races including the Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, Stayers Hurdle and culminating in the world famous Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Large amounts of money are gambled during Cheltenham Festival week, with hundreds of millions of pounds being bet over the four days.

Although each day has a very similar format, over the 4 days each day has a different feel to it and so it is worth considering which is the best day for you.

  • Tuesday is the first day of the Cheltenham Festival, Champion Day, and features the most important hurdle race of the season, the Champion Hurdle.
  • Wednesday is Ladies Day so dress to impress! The best action is on the track though with the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
  • Thursday is better known as St Patricks Thursday and is the perfect place to kick off the celebrations. Racing includes the World Hurdle and Chase.
  • Friday is simply Cheltenham Gold Cup day - the big one! The climax of the entire Jump racing season and the days programme is arguably one of the best racing days of the year.

Cheltenham Festival Tickets and Information

You can buy tickets online for all days of the Cheltenham Festival and find out lots of other important information including the dress codes for the various enclosures at the official Cheltenham website.

Finding Self Catering near Cheltenham Racecourse

The Cheltenham racecourse is situated close to the M5 motorway in the wooded countryside outside of Cheltenham town. It is easily reached by car, train and coach.

Guest Houses and B&B near Cheltenham Racecourse

If you are looking for single night accommodation or something a little cheaper then it is worth taking a look at some of the B&B, guest house and hotel accommodation available near by:

 

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