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Activities for families in and around Cheltenham

Mothers Day – Sunday 10th March 2024 

How will you be keeping the family entertained with activities this February half term? These activities in and around Cheltenham will have your half term packed with fun.

JDR Karting and Activity Centre in Gloucester have something for everyone including laser tag, Segway experience and much more.  Gloucester Quays with its outlet shopping centre and historic docks is well worth a visit, you can take a boat trip along the river too.  Gloucester is Only 9 miles from Cheltenham and is on a regular bus route.  

 Cotswold Farm Park is nearby and a great day out for half term in February as it is lambing time. 

Just a short walk from The Portland is the Brewery Quarter which is ideal for a family fun day.  It has ten pin bowling at Hollywood Bowl, a new indoor adventure golf course Mr Mulligans and Cineworld. There are numerous places to eat and drink. 

Another great place to visit is the FlyUp Bike Park which is about a 17 minute drive from The Portland and is one of the biggest mountain bike facilities in the country with a dirt jump site and outdoor trails, there is also a café and shop on site. 

Father and son dirt biking

Tweedy Presents the Missing Company of Sherlock Holmes at the Everyman Theatre. He’s built the set, got the props and booked the Theatre for the show. There is only one problem – Tweedy has lost all the actors! He calls on his faithful friend Monsieur Loyal for help, and together the two of them must solve the mystery of the missing actors and perform the whole show between the two of them. How hard can that be? 

You and the family could be thrown into a scenario that will see you locked in a room. All you have to do is figure out how to escape! At Cheltenham escape rooms you’ll have just one hour, and the room will be filled with a variety of puzzles and problems that test your mind and your team working skills, have you got what it takes to escape? 

Whatever activities you decide upon in or around Cheltenham, you’ll be sure to return for a good night sleep and a hearty breakfast to set you up for a day of adventure. With king and twin rooms available, the whole family can enjoy a comfortable stay in the centre of Cheltenham.