31 Mar

Cheltenham appeals to families

Cheltenham appeals to families

The town of Cheltenham has a lot to offer families looking to relocate to Gloucestershire.

Property for sale in Cheltenham is proving very popular with buyers as there are lots of things to do and see in the area.

There are also a number of annual events that appeal to both local residents and visitors. One of the biggest is the Cheltenham Literature Festival.

First held in 1949, the festival now welcomes more than 100,000 people and always attracts some of the top names in the world of books. Lots of the local venues get involved and host readings and special workshops.

Anyone interested in attending the most popular events needs to ensure they purchase tickets quickly otherwise they could be disappointed.

For music fans there is also the annual Cheltenham Jazz Festival that showcases a whole host of leading performers in the business.

Meanwhile, the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival may also appeal to foodies and it has seen appearances from celebrity chefs such as the Hairy Bikers in past years.

Cheltenham is also world famous for its horse racing and the Gold Cup is held every March and is one of the highlights of the UK sporting calendar.

According to the Cotswolds and Forest of Dean tourism body, the Cotswolds are becoming a "hot destination" for families, especially as it is close to an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Other local attractions include the Slimbridge Wildfowl Trust and Nature in Art. There is also Sandford Park Lido that offers great swimming facilities and landscaped gardens - it is the ideal day out during the long summer holidays.

In terms of shopping, both the Regents Arcade and Cavendish House both offer a real mix of high-street brands and more local based shops.

All in all, Cheltenham could provide a new start for people looking to relocate.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801708200-ADNFCR

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