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
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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,
Soul Circus, Cheltenham
Yoga, meditation, breathwork, fitness, arts and crafts sessions, kids’ activities, reiki treatments and so much more in Montpellier Gardens.
Augmented Reality (AR) Hidden Trail, Cheltenham
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.
Aztec Adventure in Upton Warren, Worcestershire
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.
All things Wild, Evesham
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!
Spetchley Park Gardens, near Worcester
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.