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

Goslings in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire, South West England

Goslings, Somerford Keynes

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Goslings self catering accommodation in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire sleeps 12. This 6 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Goslings does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Goslings start from £1957 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Goslings


Sleeps 10 or more Indoor pool Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner

Bellhouse in Nympsfield, Gloucestershire, South West England

Bellhouse, Nympsfield

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Bellhouse self catering accommodation in Nympsfield, Gloucestershire sleeps 8. This 4 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 Bellhouse start from £699 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bellhouse


Sleeps 8 Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Noel Cottage in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, South West England

Noel Cottage, Chipping Campden

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Noel 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 . Noel Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Noel Cottage start from £530 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Noel Cottage


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly Garden

Wychwood Cottage in Chipping Norton, Gloucestershire, South West England

Wychwood Cottage, Chipping Norton

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Wychwood Cottage self catering accommodation in Chipping Norton, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . It also has Internet access. Prices at Wychwood Cottage start from £498 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Wychwood Cottage


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room

Heron Cottage in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire, South West England

Heron Cottage, Somerford Keynes

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Heron Cottage self catering accommodation in Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . Prices at Heron Cottage start from £750 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Heron Cottage


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Garden Open fire or wood burner

Temple Mews in Broadwell, Gloucestershire, South West England

Temple Mews, Broadwell

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Temple Mews self catering accommodation in Broadwell, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden . It also has Internet access. Prices at Temple Mews start from £427 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Temple Mews


Sleeps 2 Garden Internet WIFI available

The Glen in Blockley, Gloucestershire, South West England

The Glen, Blockley

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

The Glen self catering accommodation in Blockley, 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 fishing . Prices at The Glen start from £530 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Glen


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

Sandown Cottage in Bruern, Gloucestershire, South West England

Sandown Cottage, Bruern

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Sandown Cottage self catering accommodation in Bruern, Gloucestershire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Prices at Sandown Cottage start from £484 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Sandown Cottage


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by Games room

The Little House in Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, South West England

The Little House, Compton Abdale

Cottage breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

The Little House self catering accommodation in Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . Prices at The Little House start from £465 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Little House


Sleeps 2 Garden Open fire or wood burner

 

 

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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