Top 4 Cotswolds Hotspots for Racegoers

Joining us for Gold Cup Day? There’s so much more to the Cotswolds than the racecourse…

Many of you will be joining us at our luxury hotel near Cheltenham Racecourse for the highly anticipated Gold Cup Day in March, but how will you go about filling your time that’s not spent cheering on your chosen folly? Well, here at Lords of the Manor we have a few exciting suggestions up our sleeves to help you make the most of your stay in the Cotswolds…

The Cotswolds Distillery

The Cotswolds Distillery is a fantastic local attraction that will definitely put a pep in your step and get you ready for the races! This full scale craft distillery produces an intriguing range of locally love tipples from single malt whisky made with Cotswolds grown barley; an award-winning Cotswolds dry gin; and a range of small-batch brandies and liqueurs. Definitely worth a visit for all you budding mixologists out there.

Great Escape Cars

If you’re a lover of the races, we would hazard a guess that you’re a lover of speed too! In which case, you are going to love Great Escape Cars. This classic car rental company allows you to explore the Cotswolds in style. Cruise through the Slaughters and all the way to Cheltenham in a classic car of your choice. With the choice of amazing cars from manufacturers including Alfa Romeo, Austin Healey, Jaguar, Porsche and many more; Great Escape can certainly help to add a touch of glamour to your Cotswolds break.

Chapel Spa

You’ll need to wind down a little after all of that excitement, and what better way to relax than with a lovely spa treatment or two? The Chapel Spa in Cheltenham is the perfect place to take stock and unwind after all the fun of the fair. The spa offers a wide range of treatments from fantastic facials, to indulgent massages, and right down to the finer details with manicures, pedicures and all manner of other relaxing treats.

The Victoria Art Gallery

The Victoria Art Gallery, near Pulteney Bridge in Bath, is the perfect spot for all you culture vultures. After all of that dashing and darting, take some time to appreciate some static beauties. Opened in 1900, the gallery lays claim to an outstanding collection of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts dating from the 15th century to the present day.

As you can see, there’s so much more to Cheltenham and the Cotswolds than just the racecourse! Book the Gold Cup Package at our hotel near Cheltenham racecourse to see for yourself. Book direct or give us a call on 01451 820243 today.