What's Nearby To The Courtyard
Things to do & Attractions
Montpellier Courtyard, is nestled in the thriving Montpellier District; with it's fortunate placement on the outskirts of Cheltenham Town Centre making The Courtyard the perfect base for ensuring that you can visit all of attractions, regency heritage, and sightseeing that Cheltenham has to offer. With plenty to see and do for all of the family; whether you prefer to soak up Montpellier's historical architecture at your own pace or fancy making leisurely day of it by attending one of the many world class shows, there's everything you need on our doorstep.
Dating since 1840, the Montpelier District houses one of Cheltenham's most iconic regency sculpture designs which are loosely based on the models of Acropolis in Athens. With 32 in total to see, two of which are originals sculpted in terracotta where the other 30 Caryatids stand as replica copies.
An important part to Cheltenham's regency heritage; Montpellier Gardens are mainly surrounded by Grade 1 listed buildings and is one of the largest conservation areas at over 600 hectares in the UK. Many people enjoy a quiet stroll or relax on the benches whilst enjoying the stunning landscape, where in other areas you can find leisure facilities such as toilets, cafe, tennis courts and play area.
A tree-lined pedestrian walkway surrounded by Imperial Gardens as you enter Cheltenham Town Centre. The avenue was originally seen as a place to 'Promenade' which meant to see or be seen in the 1820's.
Cheltenham Town Hall
Hosting an impressive all year programme of festivals, performing arts, events, exhibitions and entertainment. The building is covered in grand architecture from the 19th Century and a main ballroom seating over 1,000 people and measuring 92 x 52ft in total. Inside the main building itself, statues of Edward VII and George V in coronation robes cast in plaster can be found at the alcoves at either side of the main stage.
An architectural masterpiece by the iconic Frank Matcham creating a unique relationship with the audience and inspiring generations of artists and performers throughout the decades. The Everyman regularly puts on world-class shows including ballet, opera, drama, dance, comedy, music and pantomimes.
The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum
The Wilson has four floors of extensive galleries intended for temporary exhibitions and international touring shows. Throughout the year you can see a varied range of famous and special art collections giving the bustle to Cheltenham's prominent art scene and performing culture.
A Short Walk Away
Cheltenham Ladies College
Educating over 850 pupils from around the World, the iconic boarding school placed in the heart of Cheltenham provides a strong tradition of innovation and empowerment to young women. Perhaps one of the most talked about features of the building is the 70ft high revolving dome observatory constructed with paper mache, steel and painted deep green which was once used as an observation post during the Second World War.