Trowbridge Sports Centre (7 miles)
Trowbridge Sports Centre
Swimming facilities and diving pool, depth 4m, with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform; family fun sessions with floats and inflatables, rookie lifeguard class and water aerobics. Yay!
Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool (10 miles)
Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool
Environmentally heated lido with separate children's pool, splash area with water fountains, children’s play area, and grassy and decking areas with picnic benches. Changing facilities and lockers. Open between May and September.
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre (11 miles)
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre
25m main pool and free form leisure pool with iant water slide, flume, features and spa pool plus Zany Zone indoor playground with three floors of fun including log ramps, ball pits, cargo nets, tunnels and slides.
Easton Leisure Centre (19 miles)
Easton Leisure Centre
Leisure Centre with a 25-metre pool, learner pool, and the only fun flume in Bristol!
Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool (19 miles)
Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool
Main pool, children's pool and separate Splash Area with interactive fountains and water jets. Great idea if you're looking for great family days out in Somerset!
Wells Leisure Centre (20 miles)
Wells Leisure Centre
Swimming pool plus kids' leisure pool with interactive water play features, swimming lessons and sports too!
Five Rivers Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Five Rivers Leisure Centre
The beach pool boats a large flume style water slide and other water play features ideal for children. Plus 25m, 8 lane pool for proper swimming, plus teaching pool.
Blandford Leisure Centre (26 miles)
Blandford Leisure Centre
Water cannons, bubble bath, and the waterslide are just some of the exciting water features in the leisure during Water Wonderland Sessions.
Portishead Open Air Pool (27 miles)
Portishead Open Air Pool
A 33m heated outdoor pool situated at the Lakegrounds in Portishead, with stunning views of the Bristol Channel from the sun terraces.
Wotton Pool (28 miles)
Wotton Under Edge
Heated outdoor pool with a retractable clear cover for attacks of British Summer! Male and female channging rooms and external hot showers. Open from April and available to hire for Pool Parties, lifeguard included!
Water Adventure Play Park (30 miles)
Water Adventure Play Park
Water play on the sea front with a Splash Pad full of spray jets and wet play features, plus wooden play equipment, sandpit and other dry play too. Yay!
Brean Splash (30 miles)
features cool indoor and outdoor splash zones both including water slides and tonnes of fun interactive features plus inflatable tube river ride! Absolutely loads of interactive fun for kids!
Oasis Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Oasis Leisure Centre
Indoor Lagoon themed swimming pool with pirate ship play feature for under 8s, 3 giant water slide, wave machine, watercannon and hydroslide.
Stratford Park Leisure Centre (36 miles)
Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool (37 miles)
Splashdown (37 miles)
With 12 fantastic flumes it's fun for all the family: the truly terrifying Screamer for Dad, short sharp Baron's Revenge for the boys, Colorado Coaster with its bends for the girls and the mighty Mississippi Drifter river ride for Mum. It's non-stop!
Newport Centre (38 miles)
features a tropically themed leisure pool with a cool spiralling flume slide and a wave machine! The shallow beach area is great for kids with it's own mini slides and a safe play to enjoy the waves from. Fun for literally everyone!
Highworth Recreation Centre (38 miles)
Highworth Recreation Centre
Indoor or outdoor pools depending on weather, diving facilities, Wet 'n' Wild sessions and more besides including kiddies' Tap and Ballet classes!
The Dolphin Swimming Pool (39 miles)
The Dolphin Swimming Pool
Offers standard and teaching swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
The Rapids (40 miles)
Experience a world of water, fun and adventure for all the family! Ride The Rapids, zoom the flume, explore the pirate galleon, dodge the tipping bucket or relax in the bubble seats. There's something for everyone!
Littledown Centre (40 miles)
Swimming pools for the whole family, Yellow Peril and Green Scream waterslides, scrummy food served in the Cafe and a free outdoor playground with paddling pool set in acres of green parkland, the Littledown Centre is guaranteed to keep everyone entertained.
Cardiff International Pool (40 miles)
Cardiff International Pool
Main swimming, learner and leisure pools plus 3 terrific slides plus a tipping bucket play area and loads of gym, cycling and spa style spaces for older types. Yay!
Llanishen Leisure Centre (43 miles)
Llanishen Leisure Centre
A fun family oriented leisure pool with a tropical lagoon style which features a pretty nifty flume slide and a cool wave machine: terrific fun and exercise for of all ages! Plus room to actually swim, too!
GL1 (44 miles)
in the heart of Gloucester has something for everyone, from warm swimming pools with wet n ÂÂwild fun sessions and special parent and toddler times to trampoline lessons and after school or holiday sports and swimming courses.
Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido (44 miles)
Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool (45 miles)
Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool
is a ‘heated outdoor community swimming pool’ with events, picnic area and sun deck set is the beautiful Somerset countryside.
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre (46 miles)
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre
Offering serious swimming facilities and international standard diving facilities with taster diving sessions for as young as 4 available, with a family session available too.
Sandford Parks Lido (47 miles)
Sandford Parks Lido
Simply a children's paradise, with slides, a children's pool and a paddling pool. The 50 metre pool is also an ideal place to train, two lanes are reserved most days. Open spring through autumn.
Lymington Sea Water Baths (47 miles)
Lymington Sea Water Baths
Fully life guarded, sea water baths open daily to swimmers with children's paddling pool and sandpit. Inflatable water toys for children/adults. Kayaking, paddle boarding, climbing, water zorbing and radio controlled yacht hire also available from March to November at extra cost.
Leisure at Cheltenham (48 miles)
Leisure at Cheltenham
Facilities include 3 pools, 2 sports halls, racquet sports, coached courses, athletics track, gymnastics, trampolining, soft play and drop in gymnastics sessions, free parking and free swimming for children when accompanied. Fully accessible with family and disabled changing spaces.
West Wight Sports Centre (51 miles)
West Wight Sports Centre
Main and learner pools with Wight's only diving boards, plus Water Survival Course, summer holiday dry side activities. In the 70s cool local parents dug this pool by hand!
Basingstoke Aquadrome (53 miles)
With pools, flumes, fully equipped clean family changing rooms, free parking, a lively fun atmosphere and cafe, this is a great day out for any active family.
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool (53 miles)
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool
Swimming pool featuring a wave machine, giant flume ride, parent and toddler sessions and lane swimming.
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool (54 miles)
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool
Seasonal pool offering an interactive water feature in the main swim area plus learner pool for kids, plus changing with showers. Tennis, mini golf and playground nearby.
Bridgend Recreation Centre (58 miles)
Bridgend Recreation Centre
boasts an extra large leisure pool complete with hydro slide and awesome wave machine, plus a gentler beach area with baby slide. So bring everyone!
Hinksey Outdoor Pool (58 miles)
Hinksey Outdoor Pool
A much-loved local landmark, this heated outdoor pool has been providing family summer fun and great memories in Summer since 1934.
Large outdoor pool with fun areas for the kids. Sun-beds, play areas and refreshments make this the ideal summer destination.
Riverside Pool (58 miles)
23m heated outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Campsite adjacent.
Alton Sports Centre (58 miles)
Alton Sports Centre
Sports Centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool and a 9m diving pool including a 34 metre flume and 3 storey soft play facility for children aged up to 8 years.
Hereford Leisure Pool (59 miles)
Hereford Leisure Pool
With a fearsome wave machine, a great water slide and a whirlpool feature, they'll be doing less swimming than shrieking but it's going to be lots of fun!
The Lido (59 miles)
Set in safe, secure and well maintained grounds overlooking the countryside this environmentally friendly 25m pool of crystal clear water has a water slide at the deep end. Variety of swim sessions available.
Central Swimming Pool (60 miles)
Central Swimming Pool
Swimming complex with 4 separate pools (competition size, splash, teaching and diving) and a well balanced programme of lessons and sessions, including some especially for families, and toddlers.
Fun City at Brean Leisure Park (30 miles)
Fun City at Brean Leisure Park
From thrill rides to kids' rides, you’ll discover over 40 different attractions; stacks of fun for all ages! The South West’s largest free to enter Theme Park: you only pay if you ride! Plus new free Sooty Stage Shows!
North Somerset Butterfly House (24 miles)
North Somerset Butterfly House
Surround yourself with some of the world’s most beautiful butterflies and exotic plants in this hidden paradise. Also has an amazing Bug Show! Family friendly, with helpful and informative members of staff.
Seaquarium (30 miles)
Oceans of fun for everyone! Situated on Weston-super-Mare's glorious golden beach, come and get close up and hands on as we take you on a voyage of aquatic discovery. Your ticket is an all day pass, so don't miss any of our feeds or presentations.
South West Deer Rescue (34 miles)
South West Deer Rescue
is home to 5 different deer species, many of whom are tame enough to happily wander over to you and be petted! See the epic antlered Red Deer Stags, spot wildlife from the hide and enjoy a nature walk. Thoroughly charming!
Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn (10 miles)
Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn
is an award winning Farm Shop, Farm Park and indoor adventure Playbarn. Meet the animals and explore our farm trail outside, plus grass sledges, fort, duck racing, educational and traditional games. Healthy food meets healthy play in our new indoor Playbarn!
Bath City Farm (11 miles)
Bath City Farm
Family friendly city farm with loads of animals to meet and plenty to see and do. Play space for toddlers, seasonal kiosk, Nature Trail, an outdoor performance space, plus a Farm Shop.
Chew Valley Country Farm (16 miles)
Chew Valley Country Farm
Open from 15th March in 2014, this farm has lots of animals along an animal walkway, a playground for younger children and go karts for older children plus a tearoom.
Noahs Ark Zoo Farm (23 miles)
Noahs Ark Zoo Farm
is a zoo and farm where you are able to feed some of the big zoo animals and handle some of our farm animals. We have 12 exciting adventure play areas, an indoor Animal Village and covered Animal Show Pens so you can enjoy a day out whatever the weather.
Court Farm Country Park (25 miles)
Court Farm Country Park
National award winning farm attraction set on real working farm. Animals, Adventures play, Indoor play barns, hands on fun, free tractor rides, maize maze, milking show, bottlefeeding. Open Easter to end of October. Great family day out in Somerset!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Frome with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
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