Things to do with your August Bank Holiday Weekend

Make the most of the weather with our ideas for things to do with your August Bank Holiday weekend in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire.


Over Farm Vintage Summer Fair, Gloucester

All weekend

This spectacular token-operated vintage fairground includes a Helter Skelter, Big Wheel, Swing Boats, Chair-O-Plane and Carousel, plus much more. You can stock up on great local produce at the shop there too!

over farm vintage fair

MonsterHero Safari, Gloucester

All day on Friday 28th August and Saturday 29th August

10 cute and colourful MonsterHeroes are hiding in the windows of Gloucester City centre, and Gloucester City Council needs your help to find them!

monsterhero safari gloucester

Open Air Screening of The Lion King, Newent

Saturday 29th August, 8.30-10.30pm

The International Centre for Birds of Prey near Newent, Gloucestershire, is hosting an open air screening of Disney’s live-action 2019 smash, The Lion King, brought to life like never before.

Lion King Newent

Five Valleys Night Market, Stroud

Friday 28th August - open until 9pm

Expect the very best of Stroud's street food vendors, live music and a great atmosphere. With many traders selling alcoholic beverages, this is the perfect way to kick off your Bank Holiday weekend!

5 valleys night market

Farmer's Market, Stroud

Every Saturday, 9am-2pm

From tasty breads and wonderful cheese, to pies, preserves and fresh local produce (not to mention cakes, chocolate and gin!), why not take a stroll around Stroud’s multi award-winning Farmer’s Market and savour the sights and smells before stocking up on all your favourites.

bank holiday weekend stroud farners market

Family Summer Trail at Rococo Gardens, Painswick

Friday 28th August, Saturday 29th August, Sunday 30th August

The Rococo Garden team need your help! An unidentified egg was found in the Garden and they’re not sure what’s hatched out of it! Young detectives can eggsplore the Garden to track down the clues and hopefully find the hatchling. This brand-new, fun trail has been created by local children’s author and illustrator, Hannah Shaw,

rococo gardens painswick

Soul Circus, Cheltenham

All weekend

Yoga, meditation, breathwork, fitness, arts and crafts sessions, kids’ activities, reiki treatments and so much more in Montpellier Gardens.

bank holiday weekend soul circus cheltenham

Augmented Reality (AR) Hidden Trail, Cheltenham

All weekend

Join the enhanced Augmented Reality (AR) Hidden Cheltenham Trail for interactive challenges and competitions, creating a real-world experience in the palm of your hands.

hidden cheltenham trail

Aztec Adventure in Upton Warren, Worcestershire

All weekend

Enjoy watersports and land-based activities here this weekend. The 20 acre lake is perfect for both learners and improvers looking to develop their skills on the water.

A variety of different land activities; Archery, High Level Ropes Course, Low Level Ropes Course, Giant Swing, Rock Climbing Wall, Team Building Activities, Problem Solving Challenges, Air Rifles, Orienteering and more.

aztec adventure worcestershire

All things Wild, Evesham

All weekend

A fantastic year-round family attraction, comprising of plenty of activities and animals both indoor and outdoor, to keep all ages entertained whatever the weather!

all things wild evesham

Spetchley Park Gardens, near Worcester

All weekend

A beautiful 30 acre garden for all tastes and ages, offering one of the largest private collections of plants outside the major botanical gardens. Enjoy glorious gardens, a deer park and wonderful Tea Room serving lunches and afternoon teas.

spetchley park worcestershire


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