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Summer Events | What’s On & Days Out With Kids in Gloucestershire

22 July - 3 September

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Find great ideas for days out with kids in Gloucestershire and the best family friendly events happening summer 2024. The Gloucestershire summer holiday activities guide is packed full with big family days out or smaller, local ideas.   If you’re working and looking for summer childcare, then check out the summer holiday camps in Gloucestershire guide.

Up for exploring a little further afield?  Check out the summer events guide for Oxfordshire.

Gloucestershire Summer Activities & Events for Kids 2024

Outdoor Summer Adventures in Gloucestershire

Gruffalo Party Trail at Westonbirt Arboretum

The interactive family trail features all sorts of party-themed activities and games, along with fun facts to teach you about life in the forest for the Gruffalo and other creature.  Westonbirt Arboretum is a great family day out for all ages.  Check out our Westonbirt Arboretum review

Gloucestershire Indoor Summer Events & Activities

Fundamental Movement Academy (Cheltenham)

Gymnastics, trampolining, role play village and soft play, Fundamental Movement Academy in Cheltenham has it all! Check out my review.

Trainmaster play sessions 

Do you have a little one who loves trains?  Trainmaster play sessions are so fun and loved by little ones.  Imagine a hall full of track and lots of little Thomas the Tank Engine trains and all his friends to play with. With a train track to fill the room, ride-on trains, coasters, super stations, books, crafts, a baby corner and much more, there’s something for every child.

  • Stroud 21th July
  • Gloucester 3rd August
  • Evesham 11th August
  • Cheltenham 1st September

Spectacular Science at Hocus Pocus Play (Fairford) 2nd August

Hocus Pocus Play have teamed up with Fun Science‘s Diatom Dave to combine sensory play with hands-on science, and they’ve come up with a cracker. The 2 hour session is This session is designed with 2-6 year old’s in mind, though all are welcome.

Under The Sea Play Day at Hocus Pocus Play (Fairford) 23rd August

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Take a dive down deep with at Hocus Pocus Play and go Under The Sea this summer holiday! The Magical Character Company will be bringing a land-loving mermaid to the celebrations for plenty of fun and games!  The character events are always a sell out so advance booking is recommended

Family Theatre, Live Music and Puppets




22 July
3 September
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