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34 Montpellier Spa Rd, Cheltenham GL50 1UL, UK
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On the sign:
HIDDEN CHELTENHAM
Follow the Trail
LOCATION 10
MONTPELLIER GARDENS BANDSTAND
Did You Know? The first successful parachute descent by an Englishman, John Hampton, was made on this site in 1838
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One of the 12 points of Cheltenham’s hidden track.
This point (10) marks the first successful parachute descent made by an Englishman in 1838. The jump was made by John Hampton from a hot air balloon of 6,000 feet. Drop time: 12 minutes and 40 seconds.

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