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.

Cheltenham

Shops

Regent Arcade Shopping Centre where you will find well known stores including BHS, The Body Shop, Mothercare, Sole (Sole Trader), 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.

Beechwood Shopping Centre has shops on two floors including Next, Debenhams, an Apple store (Western Computing), Animal, Cargo and much more.

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.

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, Ruby Tuesday, Harvesters and more

Gloucester

Shopping

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.

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