This year, instead of trying to squeeze in time to buy a few presents here and there, why not combine a Christmas shopping trip with a weekend away to the beautiful Cotswolds.
The Regency town of Cheltenham is located just on the outside of the Cotswold Hills and offers a fantastic mix of independent boutiques, artisan gift companies and high street shops to purchase presents for loved ones. Soak up the sights and shop till you drop on a festive weekend away in this historic town.
Refreshed and ready to hit the shops
To ensure you’re ready for a day of Christmas shopping in Cheltenham, you’ll need to feel full of energy. Why not start your break with a peaceful night’s sleep in the countryside and wake up feeling refreshed and refocused.
The Greenway Hotel and Spa is located just a five minute drive away from Cheltenham, and offers a perfect place to base yourselves for Christmas shopping.
With a variety of characterful rooms and spacious suites to choose from, a stay with us also includes a delicious full English breakfast. Fuel up and take some time to finalise your Christmas present list to ensure you don’t miss anyone out!
For the ultimate Christmas shopping break, why not book our Pre-Christmas Celebration Offer which includes an arrival drink and mince pies, three-course dinner, overnight accommodation and a full English breakfast the next day from £199 per room.
Christmas shopping in Cheltenham
With stunning architecture, beautiful parks and a definite cool cafe culture, Christmas shopping in Cheltenham is an experience in itself.
From Gloucester Quays’ discounted designer labels to the high street favourites found in Regent Arcade and Montpellier’s exciting collection of independent stores, Cheltenham offers an eclectic selection of shops to explore. Plus, you can enjoy late night shopping in Cheltenham on selected dates – keep an eye out as individual shopping centres reveal their festive opening times.
For more traditional gifts, a trip to The Victorian Christmas Shop is a must. With a mix of Christmas-themed gifts, decorations and ornaments, a visit here is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit.
Don’t forget about experiencing the Cheltenham Christmas Market, where over 40 individual wooden chalets sit together under Christmas lights and wreaths, selling a range of homemade crafts and gifts.
Recap, relax and revitalise
After a busy day shopping, it’s time to retreat back to The Greenway Hotel and enjoy an evening in our Elan Spa. An oasis of tranquility and bliss, relax and soothe those aching muscles with your pick of sauna, steam room and hydrotherapy pool.
We hope we’ve inspired you to experience Christmas shopping in Cheltenham and to make your visit even more special by turning it into a festive trip away.