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Cheltenham Gold Cup

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

Cheltenham Festival Coach Trip Itinerary

Day One: World Hurdles Day at Cheltenham Festival

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: Watch the Cheltenham Gold Cup

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 county Pick-up points
Bedfordshire Leighton Buzzard
Buckinghamshire High Wycombe
Cambridgeshire Huntingdon, Wisbech
Cheshire Altrincham, Crewe, Ellesmere Port, Knutsford Services M6, Macclesfield, Stockport
Clwyd Mold, Queensferry
Cornwall Redruth, Saltash, St Austell, Truro
Devon Barnstaple, Bideford, Exeter Services M5, Plymouth
Dorset Bournemouth, Dorchester, Poole, Weymouth
County Durham
County Durham Bishop Auckland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton On Tees
East Sussex
East Sussex Brighton
East Riding Of Yorkshire
East Riding Of Yorkshire Beverley, Hessle, Hull
Essex Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Clacton On Sea, Colchester, Grays, The Elms, Thurrock Services M25
Hampshire Aldershot, Andover, Basingstoke, Ringwood, Southampton
Hertfordshire Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Letchworth, Waltham Cross
Kent Bexleyheath, Canterbury, Chatham, Dartford, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Lancashire Blackpool, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Chorley, Eccles, Lancaster, Leigh, Manchester, Rochdale, Wigan
Leicestershire Hinckley, Loughborough, Market Harborough
Lincolnshire Boston, Grantham Services A1, Grimsby, Lincoln, Scunthorpe
London Lewisham
Merseyside Birkenhead, Liverpool, Southport
North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Middlesbrough, Redcar, Ripon, York
Norfolk Fakenham, Great Yarmouth, Kings Lynn, Norwich, Wymondham
Northamptonshire Corby, Northampton, Rushden, Wellingborough
Nottinghamshire Hucknall, Mansfield, Nottingham, Retford
South Yorkshire
South Yorkshire Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield
Somerset Bridgwater, Yeovil
Staffordshire Burton Upon Trent, Keele Services M6, Uttoxeter
Suffolk Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Newmarket, Stowmarket, Sudbury
Surrey Godalming, Kingston Upon Thames, Staines, Sutton, Weybridge
Tyne & Wear
Tyne & Wear Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Washington, Washington Services A1 M, Whitley Bay
West Sussex
West Sussex Burgess Hill, Crawley, Haywards Heath, Worthing
West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Morley, Wakefield, Wetherby
Warwickshire Rugby

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.

Further Information

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 verified by reevooReevoo

Cheltenham FestivalScores 8.3 out of 10 based on 256 reviews
(9 out of 10)


ST HELENS Single traveller
the pick up points were a bit too drawn out on this occasion
Confirmed traveller: 17 March 2017
Published on: 20 April 2017
(8 out of 10)


Saffron Walden Friends
An excellent trip. Well organized and very enjoyable. Very good tour manager.
Confirmed traveller: 17 March 2017
Published on: 03 April 2017
(8 out of 10)


Newmarket Single traveller
This was my 5th time of going to this event with your company great value for money.
Confirmed traveller: 17 March 2017
Published on: 31 March 2017
(9 out of 10)


Doncaster Friends
Was good hotel could of been a bit nearer and food was rubbish breakfast was fine
Confirmed traveller: 17 March 2017
Published on: 31 March 2017
(10 out of 10)


Harlow Couple
Coach pick-up convenient location near home and take us directly to racecourse was amazing. Tour guide Jill very professional and informative, we liked the quiz during the trip . Hotel was wonderful and breakfast the next morning set us up for the day
Confirmed traveller: 17 March 2017
Published on: 30 March 2017
(8 out of 10)

B saunders

lancaster Single traveller
this was a very good event and we were well look after. the only probel was time taken on all the pickups this made the trip down to cheltnam a very long time (ie10hr)
Confirmed traveller: 17 March 2017
Published on: 30 March 2017
(9 out of 10)


A very plesant expirience. There needs to be a better form of traffic control on exet from the event.
Confirmed traveller: 17 March 2017
Published on: 30 March 2017