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The Cheltenham Festival is home to 28 races across four days, as the heroes of the season fight it out for the ultimate glory!

About the Event

Four extraordinary days of racing from Tuesday 12th March to Friday 15th March 2024, featuring 14 Grade One races as the best horses, trainers and jockeys go head to head. The atmosphere is wild, packed with a restless and roaring crowd this event is recognized for its passion at the trackside. As the festival is home to some of the finest racing in the world and often comes with the finest fashion, be expected to dress your best in patterns of tweed, woven check and feathers. To add to the fun, there’s an array of beverages available at the bar and market stand snacks being served. It’s an event of tradition and class, one not to be missed!

Festival Days

Starting with Champion Day – celebrate the return of jump racing’s greatest festival where reigning and future Champions unite, all eager to carve their name into the star-studded wall of Jump Racing Greats.

Day two is filled with unmissable action on and off the track, Festival Wednesday features the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase, where speed and jumping ability matters most.

For celebrations like no other and racing to match, St Patrick’s Thursday provides. Where Irish passion raises the rafters and the horses and jockeys put on a special show to try and tip the balance and get closer to winning the coveted Prestbury cup.

Finally, there’s Gold Cup Day, the jewel in Jump Racing’s crown, the most prestigious trophy in horse racing and arguably, sport. Who will you back to claim the ultimate title and be crowned the Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup winner 2024?
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Book your Tickets & Discover More

The team behind the glory and magic of The Cheltenham Races have planned everything down to the very last detail, to ensure you’re immersed in the beauty of the sport and all it has to offer.

Plan your Stay in the Cotswolds

Plan your perfect break in idyllic Cotswold attractions close to the action with help from the team at The Cotswold Letting Agency! Whether you’re looking for a short & sweet getaway to accommodate your passion for the Cheltenham races or looking further and considering relocating to the Cotswolds, Olly Rosie & Fergus have a portfolio of high quality properties full of charm-one of which could be your next home.

Short Term Lets Near Cheltenham Races

One home which is ideal for those attending Cheltenham Races, is The Lodge, located in the heart of Cheltenham, in Montpellier, you get to experience the joyful hustle & bustle of the town whilst being embedded in the hillside, enjoying enchanting views of the countryside. Just 2.5 miles, a 10-minute drive, from the Cheltenham Racecourse you can truly immerse yourself in the excitement of the event and enjoy the ease & convenience the gorgeous property provides.

Another charming Cotswold accommodation ideal for Cheltenham Races is Dower House, which is just a 20-minute drive from the town centre! The creative composition of the accommodation at Dower House is ideal for those travelling with in-laws, family and friends where all guests can immerse themselves in this little paradise where Dower House holds a wealth of character and charm, complimented by the elegant interiors and tasteful furnishings.

For information on how to book The Lodge or explore our short term Cotswold lets portfolio in the Cheltenham area, please get in touch at hello@cotswoldlettingagency.com

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