Cheltenham racecourse is normally the third busiest UK airport on Gold Cup day after Heathrow and Gatwick but thick fog has so far prevented any helicopter landing there this morning.
Its Ladies Day at Cheltenham and the crowds have been out not only to watch the racing but to inspect the fashions
The first day of the Cheltenham Festival has attracted huge crowds today. Among them some famous faces.
The sun was out at Cheltenham today as the final preparations were made for the start of the festival on Tuesday