Bonfire Night in The Cotswold’s: Remember, remember the 5th of November…

It’s nearly that time of year again, where we all stand together in a cold, dark field, glaring at the night sky illuminated by a beautiful array of fireworks.

But where can you catch a firework show in Cheltenham? Pack a flask of tea and grab your warmest coat and head to one of these displays near you. If you are looking for things to do in Cheltenham and the nearby areas for Bonfire night, we have selected the shows that are guaranteed to make it a night to remember.

Cheltenham Racecourse fireworks display

Where: Cheltenham Racecourse

When: Scheduled for Saturday 5 November 2016

Undoubtedly the biggest and some say ‘the best fireworks display in Cheltenham’. Get prepared to be wowed this Bonfire night with a selection of extra entertainment from fairground rides to special guest appearances.  If you are looking for hotels near Cheltenham racecourse to retreat to after a freezing but fun-filled fireworks night then The Cheltenham Park Hotel is the perfect escape.


Five Valleys fireworks display

Where: Marling School, Caincross Road, Stroud, GL5 4HE

When: Scheduled for Monday 24 October 2016

This may be one of the earlier scheduled events but don’t expect anything less than a large and impressive fireworks display. Located on the Marling School playing fields at this family friendly event– with a fun fair, arts activities, and plenty of warming refreshments.


Quedgeley fireworks display

Where: Fishers Meadow, School Lane
When: Scheduled for Saturday 12 November 2016

You are always guaranteed a dazzling display at The Quedgeley fireworks display. Once the night falls, stand back and watch the sky light up by the spectacular giant fireworks. Located just 15 miles outside of Cheltenham, it’s not too far to travel.


Why not make the 5th of November a weekend to remember with some well-deserved R&R at The Cheltenham Park Hotel. Book your winter warmer retreat at our spa hotel in Cheltenham today, simply call 01242 22202.