A Guide to Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival 2017

Are you a food fanatic looking for things to do in the Cotswolds this summer? Look no further than the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival.

It’s not long till Montpellier Gardens in Cheltenham opens its doors for the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival 2017 and to help you make the most of your time at this fantastic foodie event the team at our Luxury hotel near Cheltenham have created this handy guide…

What is the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival?

This food and drink festival will get your taste buds tingling with the opportunity to sample the very best local and national produce. Celebrate your love of food with similarly minded individuals by sampling an abundance of tasters, join in with specialist wine tasting, try new healthy options and take home a selection of natural organic food. Celebrity and local chefs will also be hosting a series of talks and demonstrations to share their cooking styles in areas ranging from nutrition to juicing.

When is the Festival?

This food lovers’ festival will take place over 3 spectacular days:

Friday 9th June 2017 – 12 noon to 7 pm

Saturday 10th June 2017 – 10 am to 7 pm

Sunday 11th June 2017 – 10 am to 5 pm

How to get there?

Cheltenham is conveniently located in the heart of the Cotswolds and is easily accessible by road and rail – it even has an airport! The festival itself will be held in Montpellier Gardens and couldn’t be easier to get to by car being just 3.2 miles from the M5 off junctions 10 and 11, just pop GL50 1SD in your satnav. It is also easily accessed via two park & ride services and by Great Western Railway. Look at your route in advance and work out your times, you can check out the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival website for further transport information: http://garden-events.com/when-where/

Why visit Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival?

Over the three days the festival there will be a plethora of food-filled areas including The Cookery Theatre featuring demonstrations by celebrity and local chefs, The Food Pavilions filled with over 140 producers, The Real Ale Marquee offering a fantastic selection of local and regional ales & cider and The International Wine Theatre hosting interactive and educational courses.

The event has an obvious focus on food and drink, but there will be something to please everyone, with live music at the Festival Stage playing a variety of music from Jazz to Folk and a Street Theatre with entertainment for the kids, one day simply won’t be enough!

If you are heading to Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival this year and need somewhere to stay, why not book a stay at Lords of the Manor to top off your visit, based in one of the finest hotels near Cheltenham?

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