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Free fun for the kids during the summer holidays in Gloucestershire – and more pennies for ice cream!

50 free things to do in the summer holidays in Gloucestershire

Don’t miss SoGlos’s 50 FREE ideas for keeping the kids entertained in and around Gloucestershire this summer holidays....

As one of Gloucestershire’s most famous landmarks, Gloucester Cathedral is a must-visit for families, tourists and history-enthusiasts this summer.

10 reasons to visit Gloucester Cathedral this summer

From exploring the famous Cloister to enjoying cream tea on the green, there are so many reasons to visit Gloucester Cathedral...

SoGlos has rounded up 16 attractions all within an hour of Gloucestershire for fantastic family days out.

16 amazing attractions within an hour's drive of Gloucestershire

Treat your family to a day out to remember without the long car journey, with 16 of the best days out within an hour of Gloucestershire.

SoGlos selects nine of the most unique staycations in the south west of England – all with a little summer 2021 availability.

9 of the most unique staycations in the south west

Treat yourself to a unique break in the south west of England, from bell tents and converted buses in the Cotswolds to Danish...

Check out 10 glorious Gloucestershire locations to enjoy some open air theatre, including the gorgeous Rococo Garden.

10 glorious Gloucestershire locations to enjoy open-air theatre

Spanning beautiful gardens, unique amphitheatres and rustic barns, this summer pack a picnic and enjoy an alfresco performance...

Enjoy drinks, dinner, lunch, live entertainment and family-friendly attractions at The Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham. Image © Mikal Ludlow.

15 reasons to visit The Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham in 2021

From adventure golf to adventurous dining and plenty more, Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter is one of the hottest spots to visit...

Let the little ones run wild at these super fun days out for toddlers in Gloucestershire.

12 toddler-friendly days out in Gloucestershire

Finding new things to do with the kiddies can sometimes be tricky, so we’ve pulled together our top 12 toddler-friendly days...

Discover 10 unique things for families to do in the Cotswolds.

10 unique family experiences in the Cotswolds

There’s so much more to the Cotswolds than quaint villages and rolling countryside, with SoGlos sharing 10 unique experiences...

Love fresh strawberries? Discover places you can go fruit picking in and around Gloucestershire this summer 2021.

5 places to go fruit picking in Gloucestershire this summer

Go fruit picking at one of Gloucestershire’s PYO farms this summer 2021, with SoGlos selecting some of the best places...

Visit Cheltenham is encouraging people to ‘Find Your Happy Place’ in Cheltenham as the town reopens.

9 reasons Cheltenham is still a great place to visit in 2021

Whether you want to explore the Regency town on foot or bike, discover some of the amazing new venues that have opened or head...

Animals, museums, castles and so much more – here are some brilliant annual passes for Gloucestershire attractions.

17 of the best annual passes in Gloucestershire

From animal attractions and castles to glorious gardens and museums, SoGlos has found 17 of the best annual passes that Gloucestershire...

From historic attractions to outdoor swimming pools, SoGlos handpicks eight attractions in Gloucestershire and beyond to visit by Stagecoach West bus.

8 days out to enjoy by Stagecoach bus from Gloucestershire

With fantastic value family tickets and plenty of destinations to choose from, hop on a Stagecoach West bus and get out to...

Cool off at splashpads, outdoor pools and paddling spots near Gloucestershire.

17 splash pads and outdoor pools near Gloucestershire

Discover 17 of the best splash pads, outdoor pools and paddling ponds, all within an hour of Gloucestershire.

Stuck for Father’s Day ideas? Check out our round up of Gloucestershire gift ideas to treat your dad.

12 ways to treat your dad this Father's Day in Gloucestershire

Discover 12 ways to spoil your dad this Father’s Day in Gloucestershire – whether you’re having a virtual or physical...

With warmer weather forecast, head to a beach near Gloucestershire.

10 beautiful beaches within a 90-minute drive from Gloucestershire

Nothing beats a day at the seaside, with SoGlos digging around to discover some of the best places to sunbathe and build sandcastles...

Discover the benefits of performing arts for children with classes in dance, drama and singing from Stagecoach Gloucester.

5 important reasons why children need the performing arts

From encouraging creativity to teaching skills for life, performing arts offers a whole host of benefits for children’s health...

SoGlos has created the ultimate hot list for families, rounding-up 15 of Gloucestershire’s best soft play centres.

13 Gloucestershire soft play centres

Soft play is the perfect way to burn off your children’s excess energy, with SoGlos rounding-up 13 of the best soft play centres...

Don’t let the downpours stop you finding things to do with the kids when it rains in Gloucestershire.

26 fun places to take the kids when it rains in Gloucestershire

When it starts to drizzle, check out SoGlos’s comprehensive hot list of fun (and dry!) places to take the kids when its...

With options for all ages, find your next family day out in Gloucestershire.

12 lovely family days out in Gloucestershire

From narrowboat cruises to dog sledding, SoGlos reveals 12 of the loveliest family friendly days out in Gloucestershire.

Up to six people or two households can currently meet up in these perfect Gloucestershire locations.

18 perfect places to meet your friends and family in Gloucestershire

From scenic alfresco dining spots and Cotswold pub gardens to beauty spots and outdoor attractions, discover 18 places in Gloucestershire...

Discover where to see Gloucestershire’s cutest animals this spring.

11 of the cutest spring baby animals to 'aww' at in Gloucestershire

Downy ducklings, little lambs and more new arrivals are being born every day as the weather warms up. And with outdoor attractions...

From putting in an appeal to considering an independent school, SoGlos shares some practical tips on what to do if your child doesn’t get into their first choice school this April 2021.

6 steps to take if your child doesn’t get into their first choice school

There are plenty of practical steps you can take if your child doesn’t get a place at their first choice school this April...

There are so many ways you can transform your outdoor space to make the most of it this summer 2021.

10 ways to transform your outdoor space

With everything from hot tubs and BBQ areas to home offices and playrooms, SoGlos rounds up 10 exciting ways you can transform...

Support local and discover nine picturesque Cotswold towns and villages to visit safely this spring, as lockdown restrictions begin to ease in April 2021.

9 charming Cotswold towns and villages to explore safely this spring

With good weather on the way and some lockdown restrictions easing in April 2021, the Cotswolds is beginning to welcome visitors...

Discover 10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this April 2021, as more lockdown restrictions are due to be eased.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this April

The countdown to Monday 12 April 2021 is on, with SoGlos rounding up 10 unmissable things to do this month as more lockdown...

Digital campus developments, dinosaurs and doughnuts – exciting things are happening in the city of Gloucester.

21 exciting things to look forward to in Gloucester in 2021

Some incredibly exciting things are happening in Gloucester in 2021 – from £100-million pound development projects and cool,...

Keep the kids busy for less with this handy hot list of affordable attractions in Gloucestershire.

10 affordable family friendly attractions in Gloucestershire

Keep the kids entertained without spending a fortune, with SoGlos’s selection of 10 affordable, family-friendly Gloucestershire...

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day 2021 with one of these sweet gift ideas.

13 ways to treat your Mum this Mother's Day

While Mother’s Day might be a bit different this year, so SoGlos has handpicked gifts you can buy in Gloucestershire...

Support the locals at these independent businesses in Gloucestershire.

11 independent businesses to support in Gloucestershire

From local garden centres to family-run toyshops, there are lots of great independent businesses here in Gloucestershire, with...

Check out 11 of the most unique activities for toddlers in Gloucestershire.

11 of the most unique activities for toddlers in Gloucestershire

Inspiring the most discerning tots – and their equally discerning grown-ups – SoGlos has discovered 11 of the most unique activities...

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