Beaumont House 56 Shurdington Rd., Cheltenham GL530JE United Kingdom (GBR)
5 Star Suburban Guest House or Cottage
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  • Free breakfast
  • 16 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

The Cotswolds - an area of outstanding natural beauty. Berkley and Sudeley Castles. Cheltenham Racecourse. Great Western steam railway. Gloucester Cathedral and docks. Forest of Dean.

Property Description

ABOUT BEAUMONT HOUSEBeaumont House dates back to the 1850's when it was built as a private home.It was the home of the Read family in the 1880's. On the 27th October 1884 Anketell Moutray Read was born in Beaumont House, the youngest son of Colonel John Moutray Read. Anketell Read was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in The Gloucestershire Regiment on 21st November 1903. He served in India.He was 30 years old, and a Captain in the 1st Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment, British Army during the First World War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. This is the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces."On 25 September 1915 near Hulluch, France, Captain Read, although partially gassed, went out several times in order to rally parties of different units which were disorganised and retiring. He led them back into the firing line and regardless of danger to himself, moved about under withering fire, encouraging them, but he was mortally wounded while carrying out this gallant work. He had shown conspicuous bravery on other occasions, particularly on the night of 29/30 July when he carried out of action an officer who was mortally wounded, under a hot fire of rifle and grenades."Beaumont House was later owned by the Tilley family, who ran a large muffin bakery in the town. The tiled floor in the reception area was restored in the 1980's, after the recovering discarded tiles from the same period when an adjacent house was being renovated. During the 1980's, Beaumont House was converted into a guest house and it has undergone extensive renovation.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:14:00
Check Out:11:30
Year of Last Renovation:2005
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:16
Handicap Rooms:0
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 3.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:8am to 10.30pm
Policies / Expenses
2 rooms or less 3 days before the arrival day. 3 rooms or more 25% none refundable at the time of reservation and the balance 1 month before arrival. For Festivals e.g. Cheltenham Gold Cup, custom policies apply
Nightly Parking:0
VAT: Value Added Tax:20.00 VAT % Inclusive

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television

Airport & Shuttle Information

Birmingham. 51 miles. 1 hour 15 minutes

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Included. Traditional full English with cold buffet.

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