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The Queen Boadicea II boat trips from Gloucester are back this summer

For an affordable family day out and a unique view of the city, there's a chance to take a popular boat trip along the Gloucester...

Discover a surfers' paradise, just down the M5 from Gloucestershire

Visit Bristol’s unique inland surfing destination this summer to master a new skill and experience the ‘blue health’ benefits of...

World-class polo and high-end dining in aid of Alzheimer's Society

A Champagne reception, three-course lunch and luxury afternoon tea will be served alongside all the action of passionate polo in...

Four-tonne gorilla headlines BIG Summer-Send Off at Bristol Zoo Gardens

An incredible interactive gorilla sculpture, taller than any giraffe, forms the centrepiece of the end of an era celebrations at...

Sue Ryder is encouraging people to sign up for Run Cheltenham

Lace up your trainers and raise vital funds for Gloucestershire's only in-patient palliative care unit by running one mile, 10...

Tire out the kids three different ways at Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre this summer

As part of its summer holiday activity days in July and August 2022, Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre is offering six hours of...

First look inside: Cheltenham's newest fitness studio

Insidesweat opens this week at Manchester Park in Cheltenham and SoGlos got a sneak peek inside the new studio...

Forestry England is considering rewilding Cannop Ponds

With the 200-year-old dams at Cannop Ponds requiring significant works to protect them from climate change, Forestry England...

New campaign aims to help people get more active in Gloucestershire

Almost a quarter of people in Gloucestershire are inactive – but We Can Move, a social movement made up of organisations,...

Tickets for Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are on sale now

It’s the highlight of Gloucestershire horse lovers’ calendars – and tickets are now on sale to the popular eventing showcase at...

Chef behind three Michelin-starred London eatery to open restaurant in Gloucestershire

Debuting at Cheltenham Festival, Core on Course by Clare Smyth will match world-class cuisine with world-class horseracing for...

The Five Valleys Walk is returning after a two-year hiatus

Offering a brilliant family-friendly fundraiser, Meningitis Now's charity event, the Five Valleys Walk, is making its anticipated...

Willow Hill is open for glamping and camping bookings

Enjoy new family-friendly glamping, camping and farm dining experiences at Willow Hill Farm in the Gloucestershire countryside,...

Gloucestershire’s biggest kids’ camp provider opens 23rd venue

Popular holiday camp provider, Atlas Camps, is opening a brand-new base in Tewkesbury – its 23rd new venue in just 10 years since...

Cheltenham dad’s tennis ball invention comes just in time for Wimbledon 2022

A new marking kit created in Gloucestershire stops tennis balls being lost during practice.

New family enclosure launching at Royal International Air Tattoo 2022

A new dedicated area for families at RAF Fairford’s Royal International Air Tattoo will be packed with kid-centric entertainment,...

One of Gloucestershire’s best-loved summer camps has launched two new locations

Still wondering how you can keep the kids occupied during the summer holiday? Alongside Cheltenham and Gloucester, Camp 4-2-11 is...

Cattle Country celebrates 30 years of family days out in Gloucestershire

Get ready for the ultimate birthday party this June 2022, as Cattle Country Farm Park celebrates 30 wonderful years in...

Here’s how you can try the Wim Hof Method in Gloucestershire

Helping reduce stress levels and anxiety, improve pain management and sleep quality, here’s everything you need to know about the...

New Cotswold amphitheatre launches its first ever season with a packed programme of performances

Offering creative catering, scenic picnics, moonlit plays and open-air concerts, the Cotswolds newest theatre, the Amphitheatre at...

A new children’s book festival is coming to Westonbirt Arboretum

Little bookworms can meet their favourite authors at Wild Wonder at Westonbirt, a brand-new literature festival championing...

Sue Ryder is encouraging people to get on their bikes and Ride for Ryder

Gloucestershire cyclists are invited to take on the Ride for Ryder challenge this summer, raising funds for the county’s only...

The Gloucestershire route for the Women’s Tour has been revealed

World-class road cycling will be coming through Gloucestershire this summer, when the Women’s Tour takes its first race route...

Cheltenham tennis club is officially recognised among top three in the UK

East Glos Club is celebrating being named a finalist in the Club of the Year category at the 2022 LTA Tennis Awards, beating off...

Stratford Park Lido in Stroud is reopening for summer

Stroud’s popular Stratford Park Lido announces when it is reopening for its summer 2022 season.

Gloucestershire prep school promotes outdoor education with an open evening picnic

Parents interested in Cheltenham College Prep School are invited to tour the facilities –which include its own forest school – and...

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at the heart of 35th RHS Malvern Spring Festival

The Princess Royal planted the final tree to complete a new Platinum Jubilee garden at Three Counties Showground, which was...

Stroud Valleys Project launches Earth Day crowdfunder

Taking part in the Big Give Green Match Fund campaign, which kicks off this Earth Day 2022, Stroud Valleys Project aims to raise...

New Aquaventure inflatable water park opening at Cotswolds beach

Take on a Total Wipeout-style challenge, when the new Aquaventure inflatable water park opens at Cotswold Country Park and Beach...

Here’s where you can watch the Tour of Britain in Gloucestershire

Grab a spot by the roadside to catch world-champion cyclists in action when the Tour of Britain comes to Gloucestershire in...