Cheltenham Racecourse Caravan Club Site

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The views across the racecourse are stunning

Access to the site is straight off a main road roundabout which makes life easier than some. It is mainly hard standings and sloping, making blocks essential. I had a non EHU pitch and depending on how you park there are amazing views of the racecourse and beyond. Waste and water points are central but the chemical waste is near reception. The showers are ok, hot and wet but not much power. Toilets and wash areas kept clean and tidy. I found the wardens pleasant enough. Walking into town is a pleasure with parks that almost stretch into the centre or you can use a bus service which seems quite frequent. I personally found the town to be a jumble of shops without any uniformity and difficult to navigate by camper. I would happily stay here again and this was my second visit.
Motorhomer from Hampshire

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Typical Racecourse site

Using the satnav coming down the M5, the site was easy to find. It felt a bit strange being asked to walk the site to find a pitch rather than drive - good idea though given the site layout. The wardens hide some of the pitch numbers under traffic cones! We thought the wardens were disinterested. Apart from a few grass pitches, this site is unrelenting grey, slightly sloping tarmac. EHU points can be some way away so ensure you have a 25m cable. Good views of the course and hills beyond. Loved the Motorhome Service Point. The heavy lid on the motorhome waste point has been replaced with a small grid; so simple - why didn't the CMC do this to other sites instead of putting in the troughs. Shower cubicles are excellent like mini wetrooms and they drain quickly. The shower takes some getting used to - in four days I never managed to get a consistent flow of hot water. There were queues for the ladies showers according to my wife. The gents block stunk of urine most of the day from the impressively long urine trough. The walk through Pittville to Cheltenham town centre is enjoyable. The GWR preserved railway station is close by.
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Excellent location and stunning views, very friendly staff, only downside for us was no dedicated dump station for toilet waste on our RV, not a problem if you do not mind carrying your waste in a bucket to the only cassette disposal 15 mtrs away, not a problem for me but worth considering.
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Great little site, very handy for Cheltenham and the Cotswolds

Great little site, its not your usual camp site with grassy secluded pitches but has a good area with grass where units with awnings can be pitched and other pitches which are dotted around the car park. We had a fabulous view of the racecourse and the hills beyond.Its a good and inventive use of the racecourse when its not running events. Very quite and peaceful, good toilet block, very friendly staff and easy to walk or bus into Cheltenham. What more could you want for a very reasonable price, I'll stay here again.
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Its a car park

We only used as a stop over on the way to Cornwall from Yorkshire. Very uninspiring site. Its basically a car park. All concrete and very sloped. Views are of the grandstand or a few retail buildings. The only great thing was the circular walk around the racecourse that the dog loved. Certainly wouldn't want to holiday here.
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Excellent

Excellent site, small and quiet. Wonderful views. Good facilities and very friendly helpful staff, who were relief wardens at the time of our visit. Good site for a Motorhome user as easy access to nearby park and ride to visit Cheltenham. Nice walk across the racecourse to the steam railway, lovely few hours on the steam train to Broadway and back. Good dog walking around the outside of the race course . Lovely country pubs walking distance. Enjoyed our visit will return.

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Great views

This site has fantastic views over the the racecourse to the hills. There is a park and ride stop very close by and it’s only a short ride into the town centre. There are grass pitches and lots of hard standing on the forecourt areas in front and behind the stands. Good long dog walk all the way round the racetrack. Really lovely spot will definitely go back.
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Great site

The site is excellent, wardens are so pleasant and helpful, facilities spotless. A great place as a base for the area. Thank you

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Hot air balloon festival - Cheltenham Racecourse site

We had never been to Cheltenham before and with a hot air balloon festival scheduled for the weekend we decided to stop over for a long weekend. What a great location for motorhome owners, just 1-1/2 miles from the centre of Cheltenham, adjacent to a park and ride and just a short walk to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire steam railway station or to the Pittville Park with its attractions of lake, cafes and children’s playground. It is a great shame this racecourse site with its excellent views has so many severely unlevel pitches especially the hard standing ones with views. It is something I feel the Club should be emphasising in the site description, yet there is only a mention of this in the site's accessibility statement. In spite of the sloping nature of the whole site, without which we would not have had a grandstand view of the balloon festival, we would use this site again just for the excellent access it offers to local facilities. If you do decide to visit this site and want hard stadings, don't forget to bring a healthy collection of levelling blocks.
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Excelent Wardens

Due to my son being on a months placement at the Town's hospital, by far the cheapest way for him to stay was to use this site and pitch our motorhome. This came with a few logistical issues but even after the reception should have closed on a Sunday afternoon the Wardens still tried to contact the Club's Head Office to resolve. We finally managed to sort on the Monday morning but cannot thank them enough for their patience and dedication. I have have called and spoken to them a couple of times during the stay and again have resolved my issues without fuss or bother. My thanks goes to them both- sadly I don't know their names but they are a credit to the club wardens The site is spotlessly clean, and has wonderful views- not as a 20 yr old will appreciate them!!!
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