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Cheltenham Gold Cup

2 Days From £199*
Departing March 2017
* Price shown: 16 Mar 2017 - HRW
Cheltenham Festival

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A winning break

Experience the drama and excitement of the National Hunt's Blue Riband event on this great-value break, which includes admission to the meeting on two days. Savour the excitement of some of the season's best horse racing, the highlight of which is the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Coach travel throughout
  • One night's dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation at a three-star hotel
  • Admission to the Best Mate Enclosure on the last two days of the Festival (upgrades available)
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager
  • Government taxes and service charges

Single rooms are available for a supplement


Day One

Leaving the local area this morning you'll journey to Cheltenham, arriving in the early afternoon for World Hurdles Day. Your ticket includes entry to the Best Mate Enclosure, directly opposite the main stands, and you'll have access to the temporary stands, marquees and entertainments, not to mention all forms of betting, and refreshments at its Harry Ramsden's restaurant and its bars.

After a thrilling afternoon, we'll head to our hotel for dinner.

Day Two

After a leisurely breakfast we'll return to Cheltenham Racecourse, to enjoy an afternoon of racing that culminates in the thrilling Cheltenham Gold Cup. At the end of the day's racing, we'll head for home, arriving back in the local area by late evening.


Departure DatePrice From
 Thu 16 Mar 2017£199.00

Cheltenham Area Hotel

You will be allocated a good three-star hotel within a 90-minute coach transfer of Cheltenham Racecourse. All bedrooms will have private facilities, telephones, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and all the hotels have good bars and restaurants.

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Further Information

*Low deposit of £25 per person applies to new bookings made between 20th January and 31st January 2017 (inclusive) only. This offer only applies to selected coach-inclusive holidays. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

Tattersalls Enclosure upgrade

It is possible to upgrade your ticket on both days for a small supplement. Tattersalls provides extensive viewing steps, a betting hall, bars, buffets and the lounge on Level Three. Racegoers in this enclosure can also view all the activities behind the stands, including the Paddock and Unsaddling Enclosure, and have access to the Hall of Fame, the Gold Cup Restaurant and the Tented Village.

Coach seating arrangements

Your Tour Manager will have allocated seats for you on the main coach in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible, and will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Cheltenham Festival Reviews collected by Reevoo

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Cheltenham FestivalScores 8.2 out of 10 based on 174 reviews
(6 out of 10)


Hotel for evening stay too far fro cheltham
Confirmed traveller: 18 March 2016
Published on: 18 June 2016
(9 out of 10)


Chester le street Friends
trip to cheltenham races arrived thursday at noon cheltenham, after the races we were taking to swindon for accomodation and meal before returning to cheltenham the next day for 11am. Our tour guide kindly took on board the advice to leave an hour earlier than originally intended on the friday to travel to the racecourse. This was great as it gave us ample time to sample the atmosphere on the friday pre-racing and avoid the majority of the trafiic. returned home saturday night. well looked after throughout. great service.
Confirmed traveller: 18 March 2016
Published on: 08 April 2016
(9 out of 10)


coningsby Couple
first time we have been on a coach trip, was impressed with how drivers coped with any hiccups in a happy and professional manner, feeder coach driver very friendly too, hotel clean and tidy food good enough, long drives in dark a bit boring but that's the time of year and time frame required, nice to let someone else have all the worry. enjoyed the experience and would travel again with Newmarket holidays.
Confirmed traveller: 18 March 2016
Published on: 08 April 2016
(9 out of 10)


I was wondering qwondering
Confirmed traveller: 18 March 2016
Published on: 07 April 2016
(7 out of 10)


barrow Couple
Transport and driver were first class. I would have liked the option of maybe better tickets for the racecourse. More of a corporate package although I understand that may be difficult to market and sell. On the whole we had a great time cheers.
Confirmed traveller: 18 March 2016
Published on: 06 April 2016
(7 out of 10)


newmarket Family
once again a great break apart fron bus breaking down a mile from house did not matter we walked home .Cardiff seemed a long way away to stay can we get nearer next year?
Confirmed traveller: 18 March 2016
Published on: 05 April 2016
(10 out of 10)


Rawtenstall Lancs Friends
Excellent value for money Newmarket reps Scott and Diane were a credit to the company and they handled an unexpected incident with compassion and understanding Enjoyed the whole experience but would not visit Cheltenham Races again - far too busy
Confirmed traveller: 18 March 2016
Published on: 03 April 2016