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Ten places to go with children in Gloucestershire during the Easter holiday

By Ben_Falconer  |  Posted: April 06, 2014

The Jet Age Museum

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*GET on your bike. Pedalabikeaway in the Forest of Dean has a shop, workshop facilities, showers, cafe and bike hire.

*Walk up May Hill or Cleeve Hill for stunning views across Gloucestershire and beyond. Keep an eye out for fossils at Cleeve Cloud, the county’s highest point.

*The Jet Age Museum, Staverton, showcases the county’s rich aviation heritage - and it’s free-of-charge.

*Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. Feed the birds, spot some more, meet otters and paddle a canoe.

*Make an Easter bonnet with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust on Thursday, April 10 at Robinswood Hill Country Park.

*Have a Winstone’s ice cream while admiring the view on Rodborough Common, near Stroud.

*Log on to geocaching.com and find hidden treasure all over Gloucestershire, and not just in the countryside.

*Bring your BMX, skateboard, skates or scooter to the vast Rush indoor skatepark near Stroud.

*An unrivalled collection of birds of prey are on show and give flying displays at the International Centre for Birds of Prey, near Newent.

*Take in the Purton Hulks, a ships graveyard near Sharpness, between the canal and River Severn.

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