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23 February 2012

Cheltenham Festival is a great option for visitors

Before booking one of the spa breaks in the Cotswolds, people will want to learn about the attractions scheduled in the region.

Thanks to its unerring natural beauty and wondrous landscape, the Cotswolds is certain to be a fantastic destination for people wishing to explore Britain's scenic countryside.

However, for those who are looking for something a little different to add to their trip, the Cheltenham Festival could be an especially enticing attraction.

It has consolidated itself as one of the calendar's most important jump racing events, offering people four days of the best horses, jockeys and trainers demonstrating their exceptional prowess in the beautiful Cotswold Hills.

The event runs between March 13th and March 16th, so those interested should certainly begin making their preparations now, as the event attracts audiences of up to 230,000 people every year.

Jockeys at the festival will be looking to seize the opportunity and make a name for themselves in the sport, ensuring some fantastic action and drama for spectators.

The festival will begin with Champion Day on Tuesday Mach 13th, when the tapes rise for the first race of the event and jockeys can look to make a big impact.

Following this will be Ladies Day, giving females an excellent opportunity to contend for a number of fashion awards and soak up the remarkable glamour of the event with a glass of champagne.

St Patrick's Thursday will commence on March 15th, a day that carries a charming Irish feel, with live music and dancing accompanying the intensely competitive races.

The day could also be fortuitous for those staking bets, who will surely be hoping for the luck of the Irish.

Wrapping up the festival will be Cheltenham Gold Cup day, providing a fantastic atmosphere and a day of gripping racing, where Long Run and Sam Waley-Cohen will be attempting to defend their title.

Therefore, with glamour, a great atmosphere and plenty of opportunities for people to strike a lucky bet, the Cheltenham Festival could represent a great day out for visitors to the Cotswolds.

Luxury Hotels in the Cotswolds from Classic British Hotels 

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