Spring bursts forth in the Cotswolds, bringing not just sunshine and blooming gardens, but a delightful sprinkle of Easter cheer!

This year, the Cotswolds are the perfect escape for your Easter break, offering something for everyone. Whether you crave a romantic getaway for two or a lively family reunion, the region brims with egg-cellent Easter activities. From thrilling Easter egg hunts to the adorable antics of spring lambs at the Cotswold Farm Park, there’s enough to keep all ages entertained.

Ready to hop into some Easter fun? Read on to discover the top events happening across the Cotswolds this Easter. Don’t forget to browse our selection of beautiful Cotswold cottages here – most are even dog-friendly and most have a hot tub, so your furry companions can join the Easter merriment! But be quick, these charming escapes are booking up fast!

Cotswold Country Park and Beach.

Cotswold Country Park and Beach are open all year round but Easter brings on the opening of the beach and AquaVenture. They will be running an Easter Egg hunt on the 1st April – ticket only so book as soon as you can. Website can be found here

Westonbirt – Easter family event 2nd to the 5th April

Westonbirt is a great visit all year round but Easter will see a number of easter based activities – check them out here. Westonbirt is just the other side of Tetbury so make a day of it with a visit to the town and maybe a walkthrough of the gardens at Highgrove.

Cotswold Park Farm

Cotswold Park Farm is a working farm owned by Adam Henson of Country File fame. Check here for your easter tickets – live lambing has already started so you may get lucky during your visit!

South Cerney Outdoor Easter Egg hunt

South Cerney Outdoor or ROX as they are know this year have their Easter Egg hunt on this year on the 30th March. ROX are local to us here at the Water Park being just up the road from all four of the lakes where we have homes. Slightly unusual as most of the activity is on the water. Suitable for over 5s.

Easter Egg-stravaganza at Blenheim Palace

Loads going on here – egg hunt, circus skills, dressing up, meeting the Easter bunny and loads more – great day out for the family. Hotel Chocolat are also on site – a must for any chocoholics out there! Check here for the full days events.

Easter Egg hunt at Snowshill Manor and Garden

Explore the garden and grounds to find 10 fun activities to complete. From puppet shows and garden games to bean bag throws and egg and spoon races. There’s so much fun to be found for the whole family.

When: The trail takes place between 23 March and 7 April, from 11am to 5pm, with last entry at 4pm. Check here for details

Local activities

Take advantage of some of the local activities – The Cotswold Range for archery and shooting, Lakeside Ski and Wake, South Cerney Outdoor to name but a few – check activities in our digital guide.