Cheltenham and Gloucester Community 

There are a lot of great places to check out in Cheltenham and Gloucestershire  so here are some favourite places listed by students to eat, drink, shop and visit while you studying in the county.



Regent Arcade Shopping Centre where you will find well known stores including Primark, John Lewis, Lush, River Island as well as smaller individual shops. One rather unexpected, but popular feature of the Regent Arcade Shopping Centre is the famous Wishing Fish Clock that was designed and constructed by Kit Williams.3

The Promenade is home to some of the best-known fashion houses, shoe shops and bookstores including the imposing Cavendish House, White Stuff, Jack Wills, Laura Ashley, Gap, Waterstone's and Bally.

Montpellier is at the end of the Promenade, which is known for it's bars, cafés, resturants and range of specialist shops.Eating out

The Brewery is Cheltenham’s newest retail and eatery destination, walk up to this place for a bit more style dining. The area is a short walk from Cheltenham town centre and is home to Cineworld, Fitness First, Chiquito, Frankie & Benny's, Nando's, The Botanist, Son of Steak and more



Gloucester Quays Outlet has an outstanding mix of many of your favourite stores at up to 70% off recommended retail prices. Shop Here.

Eating out

There are a number of restaurants catering for truly global tastes, including the best of English, Chinese, Greek, Mexican, Thai and Indian cuisine.

Westgate one of four main pedestrianised roads in the city centre is renowned for food, fashion and family businesses and its cosmopolitan atmosphere with tables on the street and in hidden courtyards.

And the best choice of wine bars, pubs and clubs are all within a stones-throw of the Cross.