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Cheltenham /ˈtʃɛltnəm/, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. With a motto of Salubritas et Eruditio meaning 'health and education', Cheltenham has been a health and holiday spa town resort since the discovery of mineral springs in 1716 and has a high number of internationally renowned and historic schools. The town hosts several festivals of culture, often featuring nationally and internationally famous contributors and attendees. The list of festivals includes: the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, the Cheltenham Science Festival, the Cheltenham Music Festival and the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival. As the home of the flagship race of British steeplechase horse racing, the Gold Cup is the main event of the Cheltenham Festival, held every March.

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This warm abode of Cheltenham is a delightful place to visit in United Kingdom. When planning a trip to Cheltenham, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of London. Attractions in London include The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. Also, to reach Cheltenham, you'll have to take a flight to London; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Cheltenham, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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  • Location and opening times of the Visitor Information Centre

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    • The address of The Cheltenham Tourist Information Center is - 51 Clarence St, Cheltenham GL50 3JT, UK. It is open from Monday to Saturday between 9:30 AM to 5:15 PM. And on Sunday it is open between 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  

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  • Cheltenham: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cheltenham for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cheltenham.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.11 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.78 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.22 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 36.11 (Low)
    • Drug offense 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.78 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.22 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cheltenham - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.68 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.16 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.79 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.79 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cheltenham

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cheltenham

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.12 USD

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