4th best place to live in the UK*

50 cafés, restaurants & bars within half a mile

GCHQ Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham in facts & figures

Cheltenham is a renowned and vibrant spa town on the edge of the Cotswolds famed for its culture and education.

49.6% of those in employment are employed in professional occupations

(ONS, Census 2021)

Cheltenham has a higher percentage of Managers, Directors and Senior Officials than other centres in the South West

No.1 place in the UK to raise a family

(The Telegraph Sept 2014)

4th best place to live in the UK

(The Sunday Times March 2017)

South West’s number 1 retail town

(Javelin Group Venuescore 2017)

Home to the world-renowned Literature Festival, as well as the Science, Music and Jazz Festivals

High achieving schools including the acclaimed Pate’s Grammar School and the independents, Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies College

GE Aviation Systems, Endsleigh Insurance, GCHQ, Kohler-Mira, Spirax Sarco, Northrupp Grumman, Supergroup, UCAS and Zurich Financial Services

Total Employment in Gloucestershire (16 – 64 year olds) 381,899

(ONS, Census 2021)