The spa town of Cheltenham is widely regarded as being the cultural capital of the Cotswolds, in fact the New York Times describe Chelteham as a town which is seeing a cultural renaissance with loads of exciting new venues opening across the town.
The Gloucestershire town is famed for it's annual horse race however there is plenty more going on away from the racecourse. In fact Cheltenham has been described as a 'design destination', by the Independent newspaper, due to its mix of stylish resturants, bars and places to stay.
With a huge range of annual festivals including International Film, Food & Drink, Science, Cricket, Music, Paint, Litreature and Wellbeing festivals there is plenty going on for students to enjoy.
If you enjoy shopping there are plenty of places to visit including the Regent Arcade Shopping Centre for all your big highstreet stores, the Beechwood Shopping Centre for more big brands and The Promenade for all your fashion needs.
If you enjoy eating out you are spoilt for choice in Cheltenham with all the major highstreet restaurants as well as a great mix of independent eateries.