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Cheltenham, England 

Population: 117,000
157 kilometres west of London

Suggested excursions

  • Oxford
  • Bath
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • The Cotswolds
  • Gloucester
  • South Wales - Cardiff, St Fagans Welsh National History Museum (Open-Air) and The Big Pit Coal Mining Museum
  • Bristol

Cheltenham is an elegant spa town, situated on the edge of the Cotswold Hills with their picturesque stone villages.

Cheltenham is known for its Regency architecture, wide tree-lined streets, parks and gardens. It has many attractive residential areas and an excellent shopping centre.

It is famous for its many festivals including literature, science, music and horse racing.