The 2017 Cotswold Hare trail is a not for profit Arts Festival … read more about the festival. The hares, which are sponsored and individually decorated, are on display across the Cotswolds until September and will go to auction in October with the net profits going to charity. Bids to buy a hare can be submitted on-line now, click for information. The main charity will be National Star, but the Cotswold Hare Trail will also support local historical projects in Cotswold towns. Watch this website, facebook and twitter for details of events during the summer.
Cotswold Large Hare Trail
The 85 large (5ft) hares can be found in 28 villages and towns around the Cotswolds, click for list of trail locations or use the ‘view all locations’ button attached to the map to help locate the hares [note that hares may be in or outside buildings]. Trail maps are also available from various locations. The trail runs until September, so there will be plenty of time to discover all the hares.
Look out also for small hares (leverets), click here for a locations list.
Bourton on the Water
Bourton on the Water,
Stow on the Wold
Stow on the Wold,
Find out how you can become a sponsor next year and view previous sponsors.
The Hare Festival patrons, partners, sponsors in kind and the festival team
Are you an artist interested in getting creative and decorating a hare for the festival?
Are you willing to donate to The Cotswold Hare Trail?