Tag Archives: Cheltenham

A History of Cheltenham

Cheltenham rose to popularity on the back of medicinal waters that were once in the town’s main spa. Legend has it that before this discovery in 803, a monastery stood on the site. It is said the medicinal abilities of the spa were actually discovered by pigeons and the locals only followed suit when they […]

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Horse owner and trainer winners!

So the Cheltenham races are over for another year and this year’s centenary Cheltenham Gold Cup was as special as ever. We were fortunate enough to have four lovely gentlemen heavily involved in horse racing stay in our self catering accommodation this year. (more…)

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Gloucestershire on Country Tracks

Yesterday’s Country Tracks with Liz Bonnin on BBC One was the second episode in the series and it took her through our beautiful county of Gloucestershire. Did you see it?! (more…)

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Horse racing and the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Accommodation during Gold Cup week is often hard to come by with thousands of people flocking to Cheltenham. Cooks Green Cottage is a lovely countryside base for festival goers with 5 country pubs within a mile walk, and a 9 mile drive to Cheltenham racecourse. We have put up many happy racegoers so don’t hesitate […]

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