Gloucestershire children & family hot lists

From the coolest to the quirkiest, the best to the most bizarre, read and share the latest Gloucestershire children & family hot lists, exclusively compiled by the SoGlos team.

Unicorn fans will love our hotlist of the best Unicorn themed activities in the county

9 places to get your unicorn fix in Gloucestershire

Do you believe in unicorns? SoGlos has rounded up nine of the best unicorn-themed activities to enjoy in Gloucestershire.

Keep the festive spirit alive this December with SoGlos’s 10 things to do.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this December

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Gloucestershire, with SoGlos’s elves working hard to find 10 unmissable...

There’s a festive film screening for all ages in Gloucestershire.

8 festive films to sprinkle Christmas cheer in Gloucestershire

From family favourites to golden oldies, SoGlos’s elves have been hard at work to find eight Christmas film screenings...

Santa is flying into Gloucestershire and meeting children before the big day, this Christmas 2018.

29 magical places to meet Santa Claus in Gloucestershire

Steam trains, safaris, and underground adventures are just some of the magical ways for children to meet Santa Claus across...

13 fantastic places to visit in the Forest of Dean

With magical woodland, fascinating attractions and a whole host of foodie highlights, the Forest of Dean is brimming with amazing...

See some of the best events in Gloucestershire this November, in SoGlos’s round up.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this November

Catch a spectacular fireworks display, see some stars at the theatre, head to a gin festival and more, in SoGlos’s pick...

Check out these 6 incredible girls-only sports activities, courses and camps available in the county.

6 incredible girls-only sports in Gloucestershire

Following the inspirational success of the #ThisGirlCan campaign, SoGlos is shining a light on six girls-only sports clubs...

There’s something for every generation of the family at Cheltenham Literature Festival.

12 of the best family events at Cheltenham Literature Festival

Little literature lovers are in for a treat this autumn, with Cheltenham Literature Festival offering a fantastic family programme,...

Ever considered sending your four-year-old to a prep school? Read on to discover more

8 reasons to send your four-year-old to a prep school

An array of extra-curriculars, delicious dinners and teaching from specialist teachers – there’s so many reasons to consider...

See some of the best events in Gloucestershire this October, in SoGlos’s round up.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this October

Celebrate the start of a new season, prepare for a scare this Halloween and check out some of the best local events, as SoGlos...

13 fun clubs and groups to keep your kids entertained after school

13 of the best after school activities in Gloucestershire

If you’re searching for a new after school club for the kids, then look no further. SoGlos has teamed up with Malvern St James...

See some of the best events in Gloucestershire this September, in SoGlos’s top 10.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this September

Enjoy some compelling shows, hear some live music, run off with the circus, and be mindful – all in SoGlos’s pick of...

Check out 13 deals that county students can snap up in Gloucestershire.

13 businesses offering great student deals in Gloucestershire

From travel and food to gym memberships and entertainment, SoGlos has found 13 businesses that offer brilliant student deals...

Keep the kids happy during the summer holidays, without spending a penny.

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....

Have you ever considered adoption? Here’s 12 things you didn’t know about adopting in Gloucestershire

12 things you didn’t know about adopting a child in Gloucestershire

Deciding to adopt is one of the biggest decisions a person can ever make, but there’s a number of misconceptions surrounding...

Treat the kids to one of the county’s best children’s menus!

15 of the best children's menus in Gloucestershire

Bored of sausage, beans and chips? Treat the kids to some delicious dining in Gloucestershire, as SoGlos has found 15 of the...

See some of the best events in Gloucestershire this August.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this August

From summer holiday events and 50 free activities to splash pads and chilli festivals, enjoy a jam-packed August in Gloucestershire,...

Discover how to keep the kids entertained for less during the six-week summer break.

10 awesome Gloucestershire summer activities under £10

Stuck for what to do over the summer? School holiday activities don’t have to break the bank, with SoGlos finding 10...

SoGlos rounds up the best splash pads, pools and paddling spots, all within about an hour of Gloucester and Cheltenham

17 splash pads and outdoor pools near Gloucestershire

Warm weather got you all hot and bothered? Here’s 17 of the best splash pads, outdoor pools and paddling ponds, all within...

East Glos Club in Cheltenham is a top place to play tennis.

8 places to play tennis in Gloucestershire

Whip-out your whites and practice your grunts, as SoGlos serves up eight top places to play tennis in Gloucestershire. You...

See some of the best events in Gloucestershire this July.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this July

Step into summer with a whole host of exciting events across Gloucestershire, from family festivals and live music, to sporting...

Enjoy a lovely overnight stay in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds. © Max McClure

12 alternative places to stay in Gloucestershire

From boutique hostels and narrowboats, to castles and temples, SoGlos has found 12 unique places to stay in Gloucestershire,...

You don’t have to break the bank to enjoy a family day out.

13 budget family-friendly things to do in Gloucestershire

From rainy day ideas to keeping the kids busy on the weekend, SoGlos has rounded up 13 of the best budget family-friendly things...

The Forestry Commission is encouraging children to become Cycle Superstars this summer

7 tips to teach your child how to ride a bike

They say once you’ve learnt to ride a bike, it’s something you never forget. But, things might have changed a bit since your...

If it’s time for a family holiday, don’t miss our round up of the best places.

10 amazing family-friendly breaks in Gloucestershire

Enjoy a getaway with the kids and take your pick from some of the most amazing family-friendly breaks Gloucestershire has to...

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

12 ways to treat your dad this Father's Day

Whether you want to enjoy a family outing, treat your dad to something special or head out for a delicious meal, discover 12...

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...

See some of the best events in Gloucestershire this June, in SoGlos’s Top 10 things to do.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this June

Celebrate the start of the summer, head to a family festival, feast on foodie delights, and enjoy some gritty drama, all in...

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...

Discover five places to go fruit picking in and around Gloucestershire this summer.

5 places to go fruit picking in Gloucestershire this summer

Go fruit picking at one of Gloucestershire’s PYO farms, with SoGlos selecting five places to take the family this summer.

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