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

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

Spinney Falls House in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire, South West England

Spinney Falls House, Somerford Keynes

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Spinney Falls House self catering accommodation in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire sleeps 10. This 5 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . Prices at Spinney Falls House start from £2319 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Spinney Falls House


Sleeps 10 or more Indoor pool Garden Open fire or wood burner

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

Bobble Cottage, Bourton-on-the-Water

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Bobble Cottage self catering accommodation in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Bobble Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Bobble Cottage start from £440 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bobble Cottage


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly

Lilac Cottage in Bibury, Gloucestershire, South West England

Lilac Cottage, Bibury

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Lilac Cottage self catering accommodation in Bibury, Gloucestershire sleeps 3. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . Lilac Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Lilac Cottage start from £556 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Lilac Cottage


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly Garden Open fire or wood burner

Inglenook Cottage in Broad Campden, Gloucestershire, South West England

Inglenook Cottage, Broad Campden

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Inglenook Cottage self catering accommodation in Broad Campden, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 1 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 fishing . Inglenook Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Inglenook Cottage start from £326 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Inglenook Cottage


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly Fishing close by Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Stepwell in Barton On The Heath, Gloucestershire, South West England

Stepwell, Barton On The Heath

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Stepwell self catering accommodation in Barton On The Heath, Gloucestershire sleeps 8. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include horse riding . Prices at Stepwell start from £2015 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Stepwell


Sleeps 8 Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner

The Granary in Newent, Gloucestershire, South West England

The Granary, Newent

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

The Granary 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 . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at The Granary start from £303 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Granary


Sleeps 2 Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Kingfishers Cottage in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire, South West England

Kingfishers Cottage, Somerford Keynes

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Kingfishers Cottage self catering accommodation in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . Prices at Kingfishers Cottage start from £894 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Kingfishers Cottage


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Garden Open fire or wood burner

Bounty Cottage in Longborough, Gloucestershire, South West England

Bounty Cottage, Longborough

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Bounty Cottage self catering accommodation in Longborough, Gloucestershire sleeps 7. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Bounty Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Bounty Cottage start from £483 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bounty Cottage


Sleeps 6 Pet friendly 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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