The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival

The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival

This is one of the oldest and best loved literature festivals in the world. Over a tenday period, it is packed with lectures, poetry readings, children’s events, interviews, storytelling, book groups, writing workshops, education projects and live literature, attracting over 600 of the world’s greatest writers, poets, politicians, thinkers and stars to Cheltenham for an inspiring mix of debate and discussion. Other tour highlights include

  • An afternoon tea River Thames cruise
  • A bibliophile’s walking tour of Oxford
  • A privately-owned stately home used as a film location for Poldark
  • Visits to the Shakespeare Houses
  • Three afternoons and evenings at the Literature Festival
  • A few hours at either Blenheim Palace of Waddesdon Manor
  • Option – consider adding 2-3 nights at the Henley Literature Festival before travelling to Cheltenham