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

Lower Farmhouse in Todenham, Gloucestershire, South West England

Lower Farmhouse, Todenham

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Lower Farmhouse self catering accommodation in Todenham, Gloucestershire sleeps 10. This 5 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Prices at Lower Farmhouse start from £989 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Lower Farmhouse


Sleeps 10 or more Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Number 8 Howells Mere in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire, South West England

Number 8 Howells Mere, Somerford Keynes

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Number 8 Howells Mere self catering accommodation in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . Number 8 Howells Mere does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Number 8 Howells Mere start from £1857 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Number 8 Howells Mere


Sleeps 8 Indoor pool Pet friendly Open fire or wood burner

Little Stalls in Kemble, Gloucestershire, South West England

Little Stalls, Kemble

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Little Stalls self catering accommodation in Kemble, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden . Little Stalls does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Little Stalls start from £484 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Little Stalls


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly Garden

Vine Cottage in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, South West England

Vine Cottage, Chipping Campden

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Vine Cottage self catering accommodation in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Vine Cottage start from £326 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Vine Cottage


Sleeps 2 Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Easy walking close by

Lower Barn Cottage in Winson, Gloucestershire, South West England

Lower Barn Cottage, Winson

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Lower Barn Cottage self catering accommodation in Winson, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Prices at Lower Barn Cottage start from £803 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Lower Barn Cottage


Sleeps 4 Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner

Botloes Cottage in Newent, Gloucestershire, South West England

Botloes Cottage, Newent

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Botloes Cottage self catering accommodation in Newent, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . Prices at Botloes Cottage start from £303 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Botloes Cottage


Sleeps 2 Garden Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Greystones in Cold Aston, Gloucestershire, South West England

Greystones, Cold Aston

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

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


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

Newmarket Cottage in Bruern, Gloucestershire, South West England

Newmarket Cottage, Bruern

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Newmarket Cottage self catering accommodation in Bruern, Gloucestershire sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Prices at Newmarket Cottage start from £841 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Newmarket Cottage


Sleeps 8 Indoor pool Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by Games room

Gables Cottage in Bibury, Gloucestershire, South West England

Gables Cottage, Bibury

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Gables Cottage self catering accommodation in Bibury, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . Activities close by include golf . Prices at Gables Cottage start from £582 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Gables Cottage


Sleeps 4 Golf close by Garden

 

 

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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