Sights & Sounds Of Cheltenham In May - Blog | Portland Apartments

 What’s on In May?

What better place for a relaxing break than Portland Apartments located in Cheltenham, a beautiful Regency town with elegant garden squares ringed by charming architecture make Cheltenham a delightful period piece. Cheltenham is set in the west of the Cotswolds an area of outstanding natural beauty featuring a wealth of attractions, visitors flock from near and far.


Tour the Cotswolds at a leisurely pace, making use of the minor roads that criss-cross the countryside. Honey-coloured villages punctuate the landscape, Broadway, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, to name but a few. Explore their pretty streets, brimming with delightful shops selling antiques, gifts and other quality goods, along with fine dining restaurants, traditional pubs and olde-worlde tea shops. Indeed, the region is also renowned for its gastronomic delights, from Old Spot pork and over 100 locally produced cheeses.


Walk the Cotswold Way, voted England's best marked trail and discover the beautiful countryside, explores the quintessential English countryside of the Cotswolds. A beautiful green landscape of rolling farmland, quiet woods and picturesque villages all steeped in history. You will enjoy a series of breathtaking views as you follow the Cotswold Way.


Stay in our Hewlett Road Apartments and see Cheltenham’s latest attraction the Banksy painting on Hewlett Road is almost opposite our Hewlett Road Apartments, Queues have been forming around the block since the graffiti was discovered on Sunday, with thousands more Cheltenham residents expected to turn out to have their picture taken with what could be another work of art worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.


Birmingham Royal Ballet will be in Cheltenham - Friday 9 to Saturday 10 May 2014 Everyman Theatre will be welcoming back the acclaimed Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers, performing works by Sir Frederick Ashton, Sir Kenneth MacMillan and Alexander Whitley.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2014 will see six days of beautiful, bold and brilliant music come to Cheltenham, across some of the finest indoor and outdoor venues in town.


Whether you’re a fan of his Grammy-winning folk rock or conceptual art, Dylanologists from Gloucestershire and beyond won’t want to miss the chance to browse and buy from Bob Dylan’s latest collection at Castle Fine Art in Cheltenham.

If you are visiting Cheltenham and need somewhere to stay, then Portland Apartments are the perfect solution, click here to view our luxurious serviced accommodation.