Visiting The Wilson
The Wilson Tourist Information, Shop and Galleries:
The Wilson Cafe:
Admission is free, with a suggested donation of £4.
For some exhibitions and events charges apply.
The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum
Tel: 01242 387488
We’re on Clarence Street, and situated in-between Boston Tea Party and Cheltenham Library. We are opposite St Matthews Church.
The Wilson is just two minutes’ walk away from The Promenade, the shopping centre of Cheltenham. It is also of similar distance to the High Street.
The closest train station is Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
Bus: Approx 10 mins. You can get Stagecoach Bus E or D into the town centre – the stop you require is Cheltenham, Clarence Parade.
Walk or Cycle: Approx 25 mins. You can follow the Honeybourne line cycle and footpath into the centre of Cheltenham.
Please be aware that The Wilson does not have a dedicated car park.
The closest public car parks are at Cheltenham Walk (GL50 3PR) and the High Street (GL50 3HQ)
There are parking bays for disabled visitors (one hour stay) outside Cheltenham Library next door to The Wilson. It is also possible for disabled visitors to park for up to three hours on the double yellow lines directly in front of The Wilson with a valid Blue Badge.
You can find more information on Car Parks here.
The Wilson is located in central Cheltenham and there are a number of different bus services which stop in this area.
More information can be found via Traveline South West
Accessibility and Floorplan
The Wilson is fully accessible with a lift to every floor.
Disabled toilets are located on the 1st and 2nd floor next to the lift. All of our toilets are gender neutral.
Assistance dogs are permitted and wheelchair loan is available on request.
Download a floor plan of the building.
Download our Access Policy here.
The Wilson Tourist Information Centre is located on the ground floor as part of the main information desk – where you will be able to find out what’s on, where to stay and where to go in Cheltenham and the wider Gloucestershire and Cotswolds area.
Tel: 01242 387488
Talks and Tours
For a personalised insight into The Wilson or for a comprehensive guided visit to our renowned Arts and Crafts Movement Collection, please enquire about our range of tours.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to book.
The Wilson Shop (Online shop coming soon)
Visit The Wilson Shop and be inspired by our fantastic selection of books, gifts, toys, souvenirs and local produce. From bespoke designs to beloved brands, The Wilson Shop has an incredible array of gifts and souvenirs to suit all pockets and ages including original works and prints by artists. All purchases made at The Wilson Shop support The Cheltenham Trust, a registered charity dedicated to enriching the lives of residents and visitors.
The Guild at 51 is the permanent gallery shop of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen. Here you will find contemporary crafts by award winning and internationally renowned makers.
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