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Cotswold Events

From live music to family events, discover all that’s happening in the Cotswolds…

Click on an event below to find out more, including availability, pricing and timings.

Busking Breakfast Weekends

Grand Pavilion Berrybank Park, GL56 0XW - 5th Aug - 30th Sept 2023

Enjoy a Busking Breakfast Brunch in the idyllic setting of Berrybank Park. Showcasing local, up & coming artists every weekend to promote them on their creative journey.

Autumn Fest at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PP - 30th Sept - 1st Oct 2023

Autumn Fest is back at Blenheim Palace with a bounty of activities, workshops and speakers to engage all in nature.

Bottle Feeding at Cotswold Farm Park

Orpet Place, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1JG - 22nd Apr 2023 - 1st Oct 2023

Get hands on at Cotswold Farm Park’s annual bottle feeding event and enjoy an unforgettable experience in the Animal Barn.

Ballad of Birtha – half term family activity

Westobirt Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS - 23rd - 27th Oct 2023

Head to Westonbirt, The National Arboretum this October half term for their brand-new autumn family activity. Inspired by nature and their new Ballad of Birtha woodland trail, have fun creating your own woodland characters!

Halloween at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PP - 20th - 29th Oct 2023

Visit with your friends and family as dusk falls to enjoy the family fun at the palace’s Spooky Illuminated Trail.

A Free Pass To Playtime at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PP - Now - 30th Oct 2023

Buy an Annual Pass, Privilege Pass or Palace, Park and Gardens day ticket and get a free visit to Adventure Play.

Pumpkin Picking at Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park, GL54 5FL - 6th - 31st Oct 2023

Whether you’re seeking the perfect pumpkin for carving, fantastic photo opportunities, or a fun-filled day out, we have something special in store for you.

Halloween at Hayles

Winchcombe, Cheltenham, GL54 5PB - 20th - 31st Oct 2023

FREE to enter the PYO field, £3 per child to complete the trail with a sweet treat at the end! NO NEED TO BOOK!

Trick Or Tweet Week

Birdland Park and Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2BN - 21st Oct – 5th Nov 2023

Keepers at Birdland Park are making use of treat-filled pumpkins to provide environmental enrichment as part of their ‘Trick or Tweet Weeks’ Halloween half term event.

Stroud Book Festival

Stroud - 8th - 12th Nov 2023

A celebration of stories, ideas and community for readers of all ages.

Autumn Family Trail – The Ballad of Birtha

Westobirt Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS - 18th Sep - 30th Nov 2023

Birtha, the woodland spirit of autumn, has lost all her colour because she can’t find her forest friends! Follow this brand-new autumn trail at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum to find her friends, restoring Birtha to her full colourful self.

Wreath Making at Roots + Seeds

Roots + Seeds Kitchen Garden, The Old Kennels, Cirencester Park, GL7 1UR - 22nd & 28th Nov and 6th Dec 2023

Roots + Seeds have teamed up with Highmoon Florist to bring three special wreath-making evenings to the Roots + Seeds Restaurant. You’ll be guided by Hollie on how to add your own creative touch to this lovely modern and eco-conscious Christmas custom.

Enchanted Light Trail at Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park, GL54 5FL - 24th Nov - 23rd Dec 2023

A family-friendly illuminated light trail, showcasing marvelous creations, installations and illuminations created especially for the Enchanted Light Trail by teams of local creative artists, lighting designers and craft-persons.

Christmas On The Farm at Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park, GL54 5FL - 24th Nov - 23rd Dec 2023

Get ready for a heartwarming, one-on-one encounter with Father Christmas and a day filled with festive joy!

Enchanted Christmas At Westonbirt

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS - 24th Nov - 23rd Dec 2023

Don’t miss Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum, where the magic of the festive season comes to life in spectacular illuminated fashion!

Clementines On The Lawn

Woodstock OX20 1PP - Open daily, 11.00 - 17.00.

Clementine’s on the Lawn offers an experience like no other, whilst you take in the view, indulge in a delicious Afternoon Tea of fresh sandwiches, warm scones, and a variety of luxurious sweet treats.

Bridgerton Royalty: Queen Charlotte’s Story at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PP - from 7th Sept 2023

As a key filming location for ‘Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,’ the palace are delighted to announce that a selection of costumes is now on display at the Palace, showcasing many iconic scenes from the record-breaking period drama.

Cirencester Markets

Cirencester - All year round

The weekly Monday and Friday Charter Markets and the Farmers’ Market are held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month.

Electric Quad Biking and Adventures

‘The Nuttery’ in Notgrove village - all year round

Cotswolds Electric Quad Biking Ramble or the more Extreme Course. Suitable for adults and children 7 years and older, it’s great fun for all.

Christmas at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PP - 17th Nov 2023 - 1st Jan 2024

Two festive experiences, one unrivalled setting. Your very merriest Christmas starts at Blenheim Palace with a brand new route and theme for 2023!

Winter Glow

Three Counties Showground, Malvern, WR13 6NW - 24th Nov 2023 - 6th Jan 2024

Winter Glow, the biggest festive event in the Three Counties, returns to the Malvern Showground for 2023 offering even more magical experiences to guarantee a truly unforgettable Christmas.


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