Top 3 Festive Things to do in Cheltenham

Discover more about the Christmas events Cheltenham has to offer.

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year; the markets come alive and the illuminations create a magical world. Here at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cheltenham, we can’t wait to celebrate the festive season with you and have prepared our top three things to do in Cheltenham this Christmas.


Christmas Market in Cheltenham

Cheltenham’s Christmas Market is open from the 23rd of November until the 16th of December on the Promenade. There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by wandering around the wooden chalets whilst sipping on a glass of mulled wine! In need of inspiration for a last-minute Christmas gift? Just want to enjoy the festive atmosphere? You’re in the right place.


Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle

Less than 10 miles away from town, Sudeley Castle is nestled in the middle of stunning grounds. From the 8th until the 30th of December, the Castle and its surrounding trees will brighten up your night and show you a truly magical Spectacle of Light. It doesn’t get any more festive than walking on the trail and discovering all the illumined scenery. Hot drinks such as spiced cider or hot chocolate will be available to keep you warm.


Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum

If you decide to venture a little bit further away from Cheltenham, Westonbirt Arboretum will transport you into its Enchanted Christmas. The Arboretum is brought to life during the first three weekends of December and you can take a walk around to witness the beautiful lights spread around the trail. Make your way through to the Christmas Village where kids will get to meet Father and Mother Christmas and you can enjoy a warm festive meal. Don’t forget to book your entry ticket!


When it comes to Christmas events, Cheltenham is not shy of magical activities and illuminated trails. Planning a trip to Cheltenham this Christmas and want to get into the Christmas spirit? Look no further.

Book your stay with us now to enjoy all the festive things to do in Cheltenham this Christmas. For more information, call us now on 01242 222021  or contact us directly.