Cheltenham Spa is a regency spa town and borough located on the edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. The town has been a health and holiday spa town resort since the discovery of mineral springs in 1716. Cheltenham hosts several festivals including the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, the Cheltenham Science Festival, the Cheltenham Music Festival and the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival. The flagship race of British steeplechase horse racing, the Gold Cup is the main event of the Cheltenham Festival, held every March.