Strike action by the RMT union for Sunday 26 November 2017
Unfortunately, the RMT union has called a strike for Sunday 26 November that will significantly affect CrossCountry train services. We will be operating a reduced service but running some longer trains. Amended timetables will be confirmed this week, please keep checking this page for details. In the event of any delays to your journey on Sunday we will operate our delay repay scheme against the revised timetable (in line with our Passenger Charter). Click here for the latest information.
Soak up the atmosphere of the Cotswolds in Cheltenham
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If you prefer to pamper yourself, then a visit to the Chapel Spa is a must, finished off with tea and cake in one of Cheltenham's many cafes. Whatever takes your fancy, Cheltenham is the perfect regency spa town for a day out and short break away.
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We are the Official Rail Partner to the 2015 Festivals in Cheltenham, kicking off with the Jazz festival, 29 April - 4 May. Sit back, relax and enjoy the range of exclusive one-off performances, unique collaborations and debut UK appearances from a heady mix of established stars and emerging talent.
Cheltenham is full of parks and gardens, take a walk along the tree-lined Promenade and enjoy the range of flowers in the Long Gardens. The Neptune Fountain is based on the Trevi fountain in Rome - the perfect place for an ice-cream!
Visit Cheltenham's newest Art Gallery and Museum - The Wilson. Opened in October 2013, you will find everything from fine art to touring exhibition galleries. Explore the collections and learn about local heroes - there's something for all the family.