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   Celebrate Cheltenham Festival From The    Edge of The Cotswolds   

Horse Race


Join us this March for an unforgettable experience at one of the greatest racecourse festivals in the country, Cheltenham Festival Week. 


Ideally situated, nestled in the corner of the Cotswolds, The Old Crown Coaching Inn, Faringdon is located roughly a 50 minutes’ drive from Cheltenham Racecourse. The Old Crown Coaching Inn features boutique accommodation with a relaxed service and is one of the best places to stay while you attend the Cheltenham Festival this year.



Book your Cheltenham Accommodation today. Add breakfast directly to your room.


A prestigious event in any equine enthusiast’s career, spread of four days in March, celebrates the finest of British jump-racing. Attendees of Cheltenham Festival will be able to observe numerous Grade I races, such as the Cheltenham Gold Cup, an extremely prestigious award which is held on the fourth and final day of the weekend. Alongside the equine entertainment, Cheltenham Festival also boasts a wide variety of restaurants and shops to ensure that there is something for the whole family to enjoy.


To find out more please visit The Jockey Club. 


At the Old Crown Coaching Inn, from the moment you return from an action-packed day, our bespoke en-suite bedrooms have been individually designed with a beautiful collection of stylish fabrics and furnishings to ensure relaxation and recuperation for the following days endeavours or the evenings social events. Through the use of our smart tv’s, wifi and morning tea and coffee stations, you can keep up with the highlights of the day from the comfort of our down pillows and Egyptian cotton. sure to have a first-class experience and start to your special day at our Inn. It’s the little added touches that help you to relax and rewind after a remarkable time at the Cheltenham Festival.


We have a number of luxurious and spacious rooms available from suits, to double superior rooms and you can find out more about our ensuite bedrooms here.  




With breakfast being the most important meal, allow us to create a memorable start to your action-packed day filled with fun, take full advantage of our range of delicious breakfast dishes bursting with flavour, alongside a cocktail or two to start your day of the right way. To make a reservation please send us an email at


Sore heels and weary eyes is often the only downside to a day filled with frills and fillies! Therefore, when you re-enter our retreat, come back and unwind after an exhilarating day of spectating and make the most of lounging by our roaring inglenook fire while enjoying a selection of small plates, shared over a bottle of wine. Take some time out back in the room, then allow our head chef Samuel Squires to craft a delectable menu, which is sure to tingle your taste buds. To make a reservation contact our reception and they will be delighted to accommodate.


If you would like to make the most of your evening please do join us at our cocktail and wine bar to enjoy our carefully selected seasonal cocktails, either as a Kickstarter to your evening or as a tipple for a nightcap.

Concierge Service

Available by prior arrangement we will be offering all our guests of the Crown who are attending the Cheltenham Festival a concierge service between our hotel and the racecourse. Let us be your noble steed for your four days of fun.


If this is a required service, please give us a call 01365 242744 or send us an email for further information.



A great stay at a beautiful hotel. Great room and breakfast...Staff extremely knowledgeable and efficient. Will be back!" George Breakspear, Tripadvisor

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