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Light Up Cheltenham offers the chance to reveal fascinating hidden stories

Credit: Cheltenham BID From Regency spas to little-known boarding houses, Light Up Cheltenham’s specially curated guided tour is set to reveal the hidden stories of a fascinating town. Light Up Cheltenham, which is run by Cheltenham BID, will return on Saturday 1 February and will see landmark buildings dramatically lit up, including Grade II listed… Continue reading Light Up Cheltenham offers the chance to reveal fascinating hidden stories

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Three counties combine to invigorate and celebrate tourism industry

Businesses involved in the tourism & hospitality industry are being invited to The Three Counties & Cotswolds Tourism Forum on Thursday 23 January.  The event will facilitate discussions, networking and share knowledge from industry leaders and specialists. This year the tourism forum will be held at Double Tree by Hilton, Cheltenham and will play host… Continue reading Three counties combine to invigorate and celebrate tourism industry

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The Cheltenham Twinning Association visits Sochi to mark 60 years of twinning

Three members of the Cheltenham Twinning Association recently visited Sochi, Russia to mark 60 years of twinning. The visit celebrated the continued partnership between the two spa towns and provided many opportunities to promote Cheltenham. The group visited many of Sochi’s attractions and participated in local events including Sochi Day, an annual event held to… Continue reading The Cheltenham Twinning Association visits Sochi to mark 60 years of twinning

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A chance to see Cheltenham in a new light

Cheltenham BID have organised a series of events as part of Light Up Cheltenham including a giant wheel in Imperial Gardens and the World Beaters Music group Spark picture by Mikal Ludlow Photography Cheltenham’s beautiful landmark buildings will be dramatically lit up to the delight of visitors in February 2020 as the spectacular Light Up… Continue reading A chance to see Cheltenham in a new light

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Latest Figures Show Strong Growth in Cheltenham’s Visitor Economy

A recent report into the value of Cheltenham’s visitor economy has shown significant growth in visitor numbers and spending in our Regency town. Last year, the number of day visitors to Cheltenham grew to 1.9 million – an increase of 7%, whilst the number of nights spent in the town by staying visitors rose to just under 1.1 million - an increase of 6%.

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Spectacular Christmas Lights Switch-On is coming to Cheltenham

Full details have been revealed of the spectacular Christmas lights switch-on event coming to Cheltenham on Saturday November 23. Inspired by A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, three switch-on parades starting at 4.30pm will see giant ghost puppets weave through town to join Scrooge and Father Christmas to tell this famous Christmas tale of redemption… Continue reading Spectacular Christmas Lights Switch-On is coming to Cheltenham

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Cheltenham’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Christmas markets, an incredible Christmas light switch-on and an entertaining late night shopping event. This year Christmas in Cheltenham is certain to be a magical one. With a story inspired by ‘A Christmas Carol’, Cheltenham’s light switch-on on Saturday 23rd November will see giant ghost puppets help the horrid Scrooge to change his ways. The… Continue reading Cheltenham’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

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Press release: Cheltenham cycling festival returns with an exciting difference

Thousands of people will have the opportunity to get close to the action as the heart of Cheltenham is transformed into a cycle track for the whole community. For the first time, Cheltenham Festival of Cycling – returning after a successful event in May – will feature a criterium race which consists of several laps… Continue reading Press release: Cheltenham cycling festival returns with an exciting difference

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Press release: Visit Cheltenham – The Festival Town

It’s long been known for its festivals and now Cheltenham is officially becoming The Festival Town. The town may have a population of only 117,000 but stages around 25 significant festivals every year, several of which are world leading. It will now promote itself with the strapline “Visit Cheltenham – The Festival Town”. Rooted in… Continue reading Press release: Visit Cheltenham – The Festival Town