“Town centre apartment ideal for the racecourse and plenty of festivals.” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Arkle is a stylish town centre apartment that's perfect for horse-racing fans; Cheltenham racecourse is only a couple of miles away. The area also sees a number of festivals, from jazz to science, from literature to food and drink. The apartment itself is in a Regency era Grade II building on the Promenade, putting you right in the heart of the action.
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 2
- Washing machine
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Air conditioning
- Open all year
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About the area
Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.
Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.
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