The Promenade is a beautiful tree lined avenue with elegant shops and cafes and restaurants. Cheltenham Racecourse is the home of the Gold Cup, the Cheltenham Festival and national hunt racing. Other attractions include the Holst Birthplace museum and Sandfords Park Lido.
Cheltenham Spa, on the edge of the Cotswolds, is an inland Spa resort of handsome Regency architecture, broad avenues and fine parks. Cheltenham became one of the most fashionable health resorts in the country in the early 1700’s. Today the medicinal waters can be taken at the Pittville Pump Room.