Gatcombe International Horse Trials, also known as the Festival of British Eventing, are without doubt one of the most prestigious events on the Equestrian calendar, incorporating the British Open, Novice and Intermediate Championships. Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, the Gatcombe Horse Trials take place in the grounds of Princess Anne’s home, Gatcombe Park. This year, this annual event will take place in August, where major riders will perform, going through three stages to test the agility and sequencing of their horses. To be part of this exciting event, displaying showjumping, dressage and cross country at its finest, book your accommodation in Gloucestershire!
The Festival of British Eventing is ideally located in Stroud which is within easy commute of towns such as Gloucester, Bristol, Bath and Cheltenham. So if you fancy making a trip of your visit to the Festival of British Eventing, accommodation is easy to find - it is just choosing your ideal location which could prove tricky! If you’re looking for nightlife then visit Bristol with its buzzing bars and restaurants. Eventful Stays has apartments that can be rented in the city centre. However, for those of you who want to unwind after the equestrian show in comfort, there are converted barns to be booked near Cheltenham as well as hideaway retreats in the Bath countryside. Whatever your requirements and party size, Eventful Stays has it covered.