Cheltenham Festival 2025 – The Gold Cup

The countdown has begun for the pinnacle of the jump-racing calendar, the 2025 Cheltenham Festival! Do you want to watch the drama unfold before your eyes? Well, with two days of racing included in our fantastic holiday package, you can! Enjoy the craic from the Best Mate Enclosure, as racegoers celebrate St Patrick’s Thursday. Experience the excitement of the Tattersalls Enclosure on Friday, as this long-awaited event gets underway. Hear the horses being roared on by the crowds as they make a final push for home up Cheltenham Hill, crossing the finishing post and taking the Gold Cup! With everything planned for you, including three nights half-board accommodation, race tickets, and coach transfers, you're free to enjoy the thrill of the races.

4 days from £495pp

Single Room Supplement from £105pp

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Your Tour Includes

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Tickets for the Best Mate Enclosure on St Patrick's Thursday
  • Tickets for Tattersalls Enclosure on Gold Cup Day
  • Coach transfers to and from the Racecourse
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager


Please choose your preferred 4 day itinerary

Make your own way to the hotel. Dinner is included this evening.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

We depart the hotel by coach and head for Cheltenham Racecourse. Your included ticket today is for the Best Mate Enclosure, with bars, food outlets and excellent views of the racing. This is sure to be an excellent St Patrick’s Thursday with everyone enjoying the craic and the thrill of the races. The Championship races today are the Ryanair Steeple Chase and Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle.

After the races conclude, we return to the hotel.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • St Patrick’s Thursday

We board the coach this morning and head to the races for the pinnacle of the jump-racing calendar, the Gold Cup. You can enjoy entry to the Tattersalls Enclosure today, nearby the Winner's Enclosure and the Winning Post, with stunning views from the grandstand viewing steps.

The main focus today is The Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup, as you roar home the winner on the premier race of the whole event.

After the races conclude we return to the hotel to enjoy dinner in the hotel this evening.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Gold Cup Day

After a leisurely breakfast, it is time to depart the hotel.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast


You will stay for three nights on a half-board basis at the Charlecote Pheasant Hotel.

Charlecote Pheasant Hotel

Charlecote Pheasant Hotel

This 3-star, AA rated hotel is beautifully located in the heart of Shakespeare Country, in a small rural hamlet just 4 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon. This former farmhouse is brimming with character and offers homely and comfortable bedrooms, a charming restaurant, and relaxing bar. Take a stroll through the surrounding countryside to Charlecote Mill, where you can buy your own flour, and see the roaming deer along the banks of the River Avon in Charlecote Park. Bedrooms are equipped with private bathroom with ensuite facilities, complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV, hair dryer, iron and board, and tea and coffee-making facilities.

Location: Charlecote Road Charlecote, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV35 9EW

Hotel Facilities

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  • 3 Star
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower or Bath
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
  • Iron or Trouser Press
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
  • Bus Stop Nearby
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals On Request
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available
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Single Room Supplement from £105.00

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