What's On

Wed 19 Apr 2017

April Meeting

Featured Event
Thu 20 Apr 2017

April Meeting

Featured Event
Fri 05 May 2017

Hunter Chase Evening

Fri 05 May 2017

Centaur Party after racing

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Champion Day

Featured Event
Wed 14 Mar 2018

Ladies Day

Featured Event
Thu 15 Mar 2018

St Patricks Thursday

Featured Event
Fri 16 Mar 2018

Cheltenham Gold Cup Day

Featured Event

Exclusive Packages

Make it an experience ...

Cheltenham Ladies Day Package

Wed 14 Mar 2018 - Thu 15 Mar 2018

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket
  • The Cheltenham Chase Hotel
from
£199.00
per person
(based on 2 sharing)

BOOK NOW WITH JUST A £25 DEPOSIT PER PERSON

Your Package Includes


  • One Nights' Bed & Breakfast at The Cheltenham Chase Hotel on Wednesday Evening

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket for Ladies Day (Wednesday)

  • Racecard

Optional Extras


  • Upgrade to Tattersalls Enclosure + £15 / Club Enclosure + £45

  • Additional Night at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel

  • Additional Race Day Ticket

  • Private Transfer to Racecourse

Additional Information


The Hotel

The Cheltenham Chase Hotel is located less than 7 miles from Cheltenham Racecourse and offers the perfect location for your Festival Break! The classic, warmly decorated rooms and suites offer en-suite bathrooms, free WiFi, TVs, safes, minifridges, and tea & coffee making facilities. Amenities include a traditional restaurant with countryside views and outdoor tables, a relaxed bar/lounge, and a fitness centre and spa with an indoor pool.

With Free Parking at the Hotel you can arrive on the morning of the races and take advantage of the Racecourse Shuttle service the Hotel runs during Festival Week. This is available on a first-come-first-served basis for hotel guests.

Best Mate Enclosure Ticket

The Best Mate Enclosure is situated directly opposite the main grandstand and provides great views of the racing. Built in 2004, this modern grandstand offers a variety of food choices, as well as extensive betting facilities and bars. Access to the Parade Ring or additional activities and entertainment such as the Shopping Village is not available from Best Mate.

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Cheltenham Champions Day Package

Tue 13 Mar 2018 - Wed 14 Mar 2018

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket
  • The Cheltenham Chase Hotel
from
£199.00
per person
(based on 2 sharing)

BOOK NOW WITH JUST A £25 DEPOSIT PER PERSON

Your Package Includes


  • One Nights' Bed & Breakfast at The Cheltenham Chase Hotel on Tuesday Evening

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket for Champions Day (Tuesday)

  • Racecard

Optional Extras


  • Upgrade to Tattersalls Enclosure + £15 / Club Enclosure + £45

  • Additional Night at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel

  • Additional Race Day Ticket

  • Private Transfer to Racecourse

Additional Information


The Hotel

The Cheltenham Chase Hotel is located less than 7 miles from Cheltenham Racecourse and offers the perfect location for your Festival Break! The classic, warmly decorated rooms and suites offer en-suite bathrooms, free WiFi, TVs, safes, minifridges, and tea & coffee making facilities. Amenities include a traditional restaurant with countryside views and outdoor tables, a relaxed bar/lounge, and a fitness centre and spa with an indoor pool.

With Free Parking at the Hotel you can arrive on the morning of the races and take advantage of the Racecourse Shuttle service the Hotel runs during Festival Week. This is available on a first-come-first-served basis for hotel guests.

Best Mate Enclosure Ticket

The Best Mate Enclosure is situated directly opposite the main grandstand and provides great views of the racing. Built in 2004, this modern grandstand offers a variety of food choices, as well as extensive betting facilities and bars. Access to the Parade Ring or additional activities and entertainment such as the Shopping Village is not available from Best Mate.

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Cheltenham St Patrick's Day Package

Thu 15 Mar 2018 - Fri 16 Mar 2018

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket
  • The Cheltenham Chase Hotel
from
£199.00
per person
(based on 2 sharing)

BOOK NOW WITH JUST A £25 DEPOSIT PER PERSON

Your Package Includes


  • One Nights' Bed & Breakfast at The Cheltenham Chase Hotel on Thursday Evening

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket for St Patrick's Day (Thursday)

  • Racecard

Optional Extras


  • Upgrade to Tattersalls Enclosure + £15 / Club Enclosure + £45

  • Additional Night at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel

  • Additional Race Day Ticket

  • Private Transfer to Racecourse

Additional Information


The Hotel

The Cheltenham Chase Hotel is located less than 7 miles from Cheltenham Racecourse and offers the perfect location for your Festival Break! The classic, warmly decorated rooms and suites offer en-suite bathrooms, free WiFi, TVs, safes, minifridges, and tea & coffee making facilities. Amenities include a traditional restaurant with countryside views and outdoor tables, a relaxed bar/lounge, and a fitness centre and spa with an indoor pool.

With Free Parking at the Hotel you can arrive on the morning of the races and take advantage of the Racecourse Shuttle service the Hotel runs during Festival Week. This is available on a first-come-first-served basis for hotel guests.

Best Mate Enclosure Ticket

The Best Mate Enclosure is situated directly opposite the main grandstand and provides great views of the racing. Built in 2004, this modern grandstand offers a variety of food choices, as well as extensive betting facilities and bars. Access to the Parade Ring or additional activities and entertainment such as the Shopping Village is not available from Best Mate.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup Day Package

Fri 16 Mar 2018 - Sat 17 Mar 2018

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket
  • The Cheltenham Chase Hotel
from
£149.00
per person
(based on 2 sharing)

LIMITED TIME OFFER, BOOK BEFORE 31ST MARCH 2017


Racing Breaks are delighted to offer this Early Bird Discount Package for the Gold Cup in March 2018! With a ticket to the Gold Cup and accommodation on Friday evening there really is no better way to take in "The Greatest Show on Turf!"

Your Package Includes


  • One Nights' Bed & Breakfast at The Cheltenham Chase Hotel on Friday Evening

  • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket for Gold Cup Day (Friday)

  • Racecard

Optional Extras


  • Upgrade to Tattersalls Enclosure + £15 / Club Enclosure + £45

  • Additional Night at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel

  • Additional Race Day Ticket

  • Private Transfer to Racecourse

Additional Information


The Hotel

The Cheltenham Chase Hotel is located less than 7 miles from Cheltenham Racecourse and offers the perfect location for your Festival Break! The classic, warmly decorated rooms and suites offer en-suite bathrooms, free WiFi, TVs, safes, minifridges, and tea & coffee making facilities. Amenities include a traditional restaurant with countryside views and outdoor tables, a relaxed bar/lounge, and a fitness centre and spa with an indoor pool.

With Free Parking at the Hotel you can arrive on the morning of the races and take advantage of the Racecourse Shuttle service the Hotel runs during Festival Week. This is available on a first-come-first-served basis for hotel guests.

Best Mate Enclosure Ticket

The Best Mate Enclosure is situated directly opposite the main grandstand and provides great views of the racing. Built in 2004, this modern grandstand offers a variety of food choices, as well as extensive betting facilities and bars. Access to the Parade Ring or additional activities and entertainment such as the Shopping Village is not available from Best Mate.

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Recommended Packages

Hotel and tickets ...

April Meeting Premier Package

Wed 19 Apr 2017

  • Club/Tatts

    Cheltenham Saver Adult plus Racecard

  • No 38 The Park

    Deluxe Double Room

from
£100.50
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Ticket information

Available on all racedays apart from the Bet Victor Gold Cup Day and Cheltenham Festival Week when the enclosures are separated. Guests can enjoy all the Club and Tattersalls enclosures (listed below) have to offer. This includes access to the Members Lawn, viewing steps, Paddock and the centre of the course by the final fence (weather permitting).

Hotel information

Housed in an elegant Regency villa overlooking Pittville Park, this traditional hotel is situated just over one mile away from Cheltenham Racecourse. The period-inspired guest-rooms are individually decorated, and include WiFi, TVs, and mini-bars. Room service is available. Amenities include a restaurant offering locally sourced dishes, a library with a log fireplace, plus a courtyard garden with a Koi pond. There's also meeting space and on-site parking.

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April Meeting Platinum Package

Wed 19 Apr 2017

  • Club/Tatts

    Cheltenham Saver Adult plus Racecard

  • Queens Hotel Cheltenham MGallery Collection

    Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

from
£133.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Ticket information

Available on all racedays apart from the Bet Victor Gold Cup Day and Cheltenham Festival Week when the enclosures are separated. Guests can enjoy all the Club and Tattersalls enclosures (listed below) have to offer. This includes access to the Members Lawn, viewing steps, Paddock and the centre of the course by the final fence (weather permitting).

Hotel information

Overlooking the Imperial Gardens, this upscale hotel in a stately Regency-era building lined with columns is a 7-minute walk from the Everyman Theatre and 2.7 miles from Cheltenham racecourse. Colourful, modern rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, MP3 docks, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add garden views, coffee machines, minibars and/or claw-foot tubs. There's an elegant restaurant with a conservatory serving British cuisine, as well as a warm bar offering snacks. Other amenities include meeting space and parking (surcharge).

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April Meeting Premier Package

Thu 20 Apr 2017

  • Club/Tatts

    Cheltenham Saver Adult plus Racecard

  • Queens Hotel Cheltenham MGallery Collection

    Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

from
£120.50
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Ticket information

Available on all racedays apart from the Bet Victor Gold Cup Day and Cheltenham Festival Week when the enclosures are separated. Guests can enjoy all the Club and Tattersalls enclosures (listed below) have to offer. This includes access to the Members Lawn, viewing steps, Paddock and the centre of the course by the final fence (weather permitting).

Hotel information

Overlooking the Imperial Gardens, this upscale hotel in a stately Regency-era building lined with columns is a 7-minute walk from the Everyman Theatre and 2.7 miles from Cheltenham racecourse. Colourful, modern rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, MP3 docks, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add garden views, coffee machines, minibars and/or claw-foot tubs. There's an elegant restaurant with a conservatory serving British cuisine, as well as a warm bar offering snacks. Other amenities include meeting space and parking (surcharge).

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April Meeting Platinum Package

Thu 20 Apr 2017

  • Club/Tatts

    Cheltenham Saver Adult plus Racecard

  • No 131

    Superior Double Room

from
£155.50
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Ticket information

Available on all racedays apart from the Bet Victor Gold Cup Day and Cheltenham Festival Week when the enclosures are separated. Guests can enjoy all the Club and Tattersalls enclosures (listed below) have to offer. This includes access to the Members Lawn, viewing steps, Paddock and the centre of the course by the final fence (weather permitting).

Hotel information

This posh hotel in a Georgian townhouse is less than 2 miles from Cheltenham racecourse and 8.9 miles from Tewkesbury Abbey. Featuring antique furnishings and original artwork, the 11 chic rooms offer WiFi, flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels and iPod docks, plus Nespresso machines and minibars. Some rooms have free-standing tubs. Amenities include complimentary continental breakfast. There’s also an upscale restaurant for modern British fare, plus a cocktail bar with a pool table.

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Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

CLUB ENCLOSURE

As Cheltenham's most exclusive area, the Club Enclosure provides a range of viewing and refreshment options. Guests will be treated to spectacular views from the main grandstand, viewing steps and lawn, whilst the center of the course (by the final fence) can also easily be reached. Guests will also have access to all facilities included in the Tattersalls Enclosure.

TATTERSALLS ENCLOSURE

The Tattersalls Enclosure offers guests extensive views from the Grandstands viewing steps. Badge holders have access to the Paddock, Winner's Enclosure viewing steps, The Hall of Fame and The Centaur. The bookmakers in the betting ring (weather permitting) and the extensive totepool betting facilities can also be easily reached. Finally, the enclosure contains a host of bars and eating options including the Gold Cup and Festival Restaurants and the trade stands in the Tented Village.

BEST MATE ENCLOSURE

Cheltenham’s Best Mate enclosure is situated directly opposite the main grandstand and provides great views of the racing. Built in 2004, this modern grandstand offers a variety of food choices, as well as extensive betting facilities and bars. Access to the Parade Ring or additional activities and entertainment such as the Shopping Village is not available from Best Mate.

TATTERSALLS/CLUB

Available on all racedays apart from the Bet Victor Gold Cup Day and Cheltenham Festival Week when the enclosures are separated. Guests can enjoy all the Club and Tattersalls enclosures (listed above) have to offer. This includes access to the Members Lawn, viewing steps, Paddock and the centre of the course by the final fence (weather permitting).

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Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

BY RAIL

Cheltenham Spa is easily accessible from both London’s Paddington and Luton with trains running hourly and a journey time of approximately 2 hours. From Birmingham, the journey will take approximately 35 minutes with trains every 30 minutes. From Bristol, trains take about 35 minutes and leave every hour. Taxis from the station will take 10 minutes, whilst a walking route will take approximately 40 minutes and is easily signposted.

BY BUS

During Cheltenham festival a bus will be picking up from Cheltenham Spa station and WH Smith in the Town Centre and dropping off at the racecourse. Return buses from the racecourse, will stop at Pittville Street before dropping off at the station. Returns and Singles from the station cost £5 and £3 respectively, whilst singles from the town and racecourse costs £2.50 each.

National Express also offer buses running to Cheltenham Festival from 21 different locations across the UK, with fares from £21. More info can be found here: http://www.nationalexpress.com/events/cheltenham-festival.aspx

BY AIR

Birmingham and Bristol airports have international flights passing through daily and are easily accessible to/from the course. Meanwhile, Gloucestershire airport is able to schedule private flights. A helipad is also available at the airport.

Parking

Parking at Cheltenham is free on all days apart from the Festival and Saturday of the Open. Parking for the festival is £15 on the day and £8 in advance, whilst parking for the Saturday of the Open is £5 on the day and £4 in advance. The parking scheme for Cheltenham can be found here http://cheltenham.thejockeyclub.co.uk/plan-your-race-day/visitor-information/directions-parking.The scheme is colour coded so that your parking zone will match your label and preferred route.

When picking up and dropping off during the Open and Cheltenham Festival please use the green area at West Car Park. From there, it is a 5 minute walk to the entrances.

Dress Codes

What to wear

There is no particular dress code at Cheltenham, as racing occurs mostly during the Winter months. Racegoers are asked to take both the occasion and weather into account when deciding what to wear. Gentleman will usually wear a suit or similar when in the Club Enclosure, restaurants and hospitality facilities. During the Festival, many ladies wear hats, but with the weather rather than high fashion in mind. Fancy dress is allowed as long as not deemed offensive, and the club reserves the right to turn anyone away who they believe to be dressed inappropriately.

Racecourse Information

The History

As the Home of Jump racing, there are few sporting venues able to match a prestige such as Cheltenham’s. With 16 enthralling days of top class racing each year and an extensive history, this is the place where Champions are born. Indeed, the best of the best compete in a series of championship races over jumps, and sell out crowds of up to 70,000 pack the racecourse amphitheatre that nestles under Cleeve Hill.

The racecourse also plays host to the creme de la creme of, not only racing at Cheltenham, but the whole jump season in its entirety. Taking place over four days in March, Cheltenham Festival attracts racegoers from far and wide, all helping to create a special atmosphere made up of a 260,000 audience and the best horses, jockeys and trainers worldwide.

Comprising of the Gold Cup, Queen Mother Champion Chase and Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham Festival may well be as close to heaven on earth as possible for real racing fans, whilst the craic contributed by the Irish contingent is always engaging. The final day of the Festival is always the highlight of the week, with the cream of national hunt racehorses taking part in the Blue Riband event – the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. While for many the 2011 victory of Long Run from past winners Denman, Kauto Star and Imperial Commander will live long in the memory, others will never forget Desert Orchid staying on dourly up the hill to record a famous success in 1989.

Fortunately, the course holds other events outside those marvellous four days in March, with the Bet Victor Gold Cup meeting in November and Trials Day in January filling the Festival void.