Cheltenham holiday rentals
Cheltenham Spa, is a charming spa town which lies on the edge of the Cotswolds, a region in the heart of England known for its hillsides and stunning landscapes which lie above the Severn Valley and Evesham Vale. The Regency architecture of Cheltenham is world famous and refers to the classical white buildings built in Britain during the Regency era in the early 19th century when George IV was Prince Regent and it is said to be "the most complete regency town in England". Their motto is Salubritas et Eruditio meaning 'health and education', and by renting a holiday apartment in Cheltenham and by exploring the area you can expect to experience wellness and feel enlightened.
Getting around and places nearby Cheltenham
Situated in the green and leafy region of south west England, choosing to rent an apartment in Cheltenham puts you in a prime location to reach many larger cities such as Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham and London within 2 hours by train. The nearest coast is Weston-super-Mare. It is possible and easiest to travel by foot through the town and enjoy the sites such as Montpellier, Landsdown Crescent and Charlton Park, but if you prefer to get around quickly there are also regular bus services.
The best sights to see in Cheltenham
You are able to find supermarkets, pharmacies and clothes shops all in the centre of the town and near any holiday home in Cheltenham. Tourists are spoilt for choice with regards to coffee as the town has been branded Britain’s ‘Coffee Capital’, due to the high number of coffee shops, including the well-known coffee chain ‘Costa’ of which there are 11! Other activities include the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway, Pitville Park and Cotswold Farm park as well as cinemas and restaurants. Naturally there are also several health spas and swimming pools including the Chapel Spa and the Greenway Hotel and Spa, both great places to relax after a day of sightseeing before returning to your holiday home in Cheltenham.
What about the cultural highlights?
The town hosts various festivals of culture throughout the year, often featuring famous contributors and guests. This includes: the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, the Cheltenham Science Festival, the Cheltenham Music Festival and the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival. The town also hosts one of the most notable horse racing events in Britain held every March. There is a good night life all around your holiday home in Cheltenham and several beer gardens which are open later in the summer months. There are also several art galleries and museums which are easily accessible and mostly free of charge.