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Things to do at Easter in the Cotswolds

By Natascha Henderson | Thursday, 21 March 2024

As the trees blossom and the days get warmer we round up perfect adventures and things to do during Easter in the Costwolds and Oxfordshire for all the family.  Days out, Easter Egg hunts and much more for you all to enjoy.

Easter in The Cotswolds

We are spoilt for choice in The Cotswolds at Easter so we have come up with a wide range of events and activities for you and your family to enjoy in the Cotswolds at Easter from making chocolates to feeding lambs, searching for Easter bunnies to going on a sailing course and much more.

Lambing at Adam Henson’s farm

Adam Henson’s Farm, The Cotswolds Wildlife Park, is always a good bet with children Welcome to our farm ( with over 50 rare breeds to see and as its lambing season, why not go to the lambing shed and feed a lamb.

Chocolate making in The Cotswolds

The perfect way to spend an afternoon making your own chocolates for Easter

Chocolate Making Classes Glos, Worcs – Chocolate Genie


Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights dream comes to life featuring Gloucestershires finest, Tweedy the Clown – full of physical comedy and slapstick prowess. Opens in Cheltenham Everyman Theatre ahead of a national tour Everyman Gloucestershire’s Theatre, Cheltenham (

Eating Wild

Join an immersive course on foraging with Jos Fletcher, that will inform, delight and leave you confident and inspired to explore wild food.   Home Page – Hawkwood (

Easter Eggstravagana at Over Farm

Easter Egg hunts, Easter bunny dance along, hula hoop shows, magic shows and chocolate!

Easter Eggstravaganza & Aprilcadabra | Over Farm

Easter Egg hunt

Sudeley Castle have an easter egg hunt with a difference through the new willow maze and beyond, find the golden eggs, have your face painted, visit the adventure playground and much more


Easter trails at Chedworth Roman Villa

Visit this amazing Roman site and follow the Easter family trails with a prize to win at the end Chedworth Roman Villa | Gloucestershire | National Trust

Giant Duck Hunt

A group of enormous rubber ducks will be landing at Slimbridge this Easter –you’re your family spot them all across the Wetlands , and win a treat if you can.  With geese, baby ducklings and otters to spy it makes a great day out.


Batsford Bunny Hunt

For something a bit different come and join a bunny hunt at Batsford Aboretum where bunnies are hiding throughout the beautiful grounds The Big Batsford Bunny Hunt! – Batsford Arboretum (

Sailing at Cotswolds Water Park

With the weather improving, it’s the ideal time for the family to head over and have a go at sailing. Welcome To Lake32 – Lake 32 Outdoor Centre

Visit Brum at Cotswolds Motor Museum

A perfect day out for all the family with the childrens favourite car, Brum, to see and much more Home – Cotswold Motoring and Toy Museum (


Broadway Tower

Climb the hill to the highest castle in The Cotswolds, great exercise, amazing views and lots of fresh air!  And if the weather is nice why not take a picnic.


Head over to our blogs for more ideas of what to see and do in The Cotswolds.