Alice Guest House B&B in Cheltenham is located very close to the bustling town centre with a huge amount of shops, coffee shops, wine bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. The Montpellier end of the town centre offers many upmarket boutique type shops while the Suffolks area offers a variety of antique shops and classy restaurants. The Promenade is the primary street of the town centre with its top-notch regency buildings and the Neptune water fountain. Throughout spring and summer, the Montpellier Gardens are flourishing with flowers and has become a popular attraction with visitors to the town. Cheltenham is also home to the Wilson Art Gallery and Museum where many world famous arts and crafts can be found.
Cheltenham is host to a variety of festivals throughout the year that brings many visitors from far and wide. This year's calendar is crammed with a diverse range of amazing events that will appeal to all tastes. Some of this year's festivals and dates include:
Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival - 10th - 12th June 2016 at Montpellier Gardens
Ukulele Festival 17th - 19th June 2016
Cheltenham Music Festival 1st - 17th July 2016
2000 Trees Festival - 7th - 9th July 2016
Cheltenham Literature Festival 7th -16th October 2016
Cheltenham Gold Cup Festival held at Cheltenham Racecourse - 14th, 15th, 16th & 17th March 2017
Cheltenham Jazz Festival 26th April - 1st May 2017
Cheltenham Science Festival 6th - 11th June 2017
Thinking of going to the races?
Thousands of horse racing fans flood into Cheltenham Racecourse every year for the thrill and entertainment of the races and the warm and welcoming hospitality. Cheltenham is the residence of Jump racing, playing host to many fixtures of racing action anually and highlighted by The Open in November and The March Festival. The jewel in the crown is the Festival in March, which is 4 days of excitement and excellence, set in an area of 350 acres with the backdrop of the Cotswold Hills. It includes a whole host of the best horses, jockeys and trainers performing to two hundred and twenty thousand spectators that provides a truely electric atmosphere. Cheltenham races is a must visit event!
Conveniently positioned, Alice Guest House is one of the closest bed and breakfast type accommodation to the famous Cheltenham Racourse (just 20 mins walk) for the day out and the town centre (5 mins) for restaurants, pubs and wine bars for the evening after.
Whether you are looking for shopping, fancy restaurants, or a starting point for exploring the Cotswolds, Alice Guest House B&B is an excellent base for all attractions and amenities.