Early May And Spring Bank Holiday Weekend In Gloucestershire

Find things to do May Bank Holiday near me? Kids activities, chill-out spots, local events & fun family friendly attractions. Enjoy the taste of Gloucestershire with food and drink from local producers at local markets.
There are some great places to stay for a long weekend, whether you’re pitching a tent, rigging up your motorhome or glamping in an eco pod, you will find the perfect spots in Gloucestershire for your May break.
Corinium Museum May Bank Holiday Weekend

Take A Jouney Of Discovery

Over the long weekend visit The Corinium Museum which hosts one of the largest collections of Romano-British antiquities in the UK.

Soft Play Bank Holiday Weekend

Soft Play At The Clubhouse

Enjoy indoor play designed for entertainment and stimulation for children, it is all about fun and excitement.

Outdoor Gallery Weekend

Outdoor Art Gallery

Outdoor Cotswold Sculpture Park is home to an impressive range of sculptures to admire and buy.

May Bank Holiday Sup

May Bank Holiday SUP

Have you ever tried Paddle Boarding? It is so much fun, and is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Railway Trip Bank Holiday Monday

Dean Forest Railway

Take a trip on The Forest Line, experience the sights and sounds of the steam train, enjoy a leisurely May Spring Bank Holiday.

Walk Alpacas

Walk With Alpacas

Experience the alpaca walks and meet and greets throughout the year. All sessions are undercover so you can get up close this May weekend.

Three Day Weekend Gruffalo Trail

Dean Heritage Centre

The Gruffalo Trail is a series of carved montages depicting the story of the Gruffalo along a short trail that runs alongside the brook.

Long Weekend Karting

JDR Karting Adventure

An exciting attraction to visit during the Early May Bank Holiday. Great for families offering karting, lasertag, segways, and axe throwing.

Alfresco May Day

Al Fresco Long Weekend

Soak up beautiful views of the River Severn from the White Hart or enjoy amazing greek cuisine at Greek On The Docks.

Garden May Spring Bank Holiday

Gorgeous Outdoor Spots

Over the three day weekend escape to one of Gloucestershire’s green spaces, particularly on those days when the sun is on full blast.

National Trust On May Bank Holiday

National Trust Weekend

Discover some of Gloucestershire’s greatest country houses and gardens over the May Bank Holiday Weekend.

Cycling May Day

Family Circular Cycle Trail

Cannop Ponds provides access to a waymarked circular cycling route.


Venture Into Caves

Discover a spectacular and unseen, unfathomable natural cave system.

Crazy Golf Weekend

Themed Crazy Golf

Mr Mulligans is a leisure activity with two adventure golf courses.

Indoor Activities In Gloucestershire

Top Indoor Activities

Bit of drizzle or downpour? Use our guide to indoor activities.

Outdoor May Bank Holiday

May Day Outdoors

Come to Gloucestershire for action-packed thrills and spills.

Go Ape

Tree Top Activities

Go Ape offers exhilarating high ropes and forest floor adventures.

May Water Activities

Water Sport Activities

Canoeing, kayaking, stand-Up paddleboarding and gorge walking.

Cotswold Way Walks

Great Walks & Trails

Wide, grassy tracks to unexplored pathways and leafy tunnels.

Organised Events This May Bank Holiday Weekend Near Me

Make the most of the long weekend with our guide to events & things to do this May Bank Holiday in Gloucestershire. Whether you want to check out the best new art exhibitions, watch your favourite new theatre shows, attend family activities and events, visit exciting museums or learn a new skill at workshops throughout Gloucestershire you’ll find plenty of things to do during the three day weekend.