If you know any other great zoos and wildlife parks near Long Ashton not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Zoos and Wildlife Parks near to Long Ashton
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Bristol Aquarium (2 miles)
Bristol
Bristol Aquarium offers over 40 living displays featuring fascinating marine life from around the world, from sharks to tropical seahorses.
Bristol Zoo Gardens (3 miles)
Bristol
Bristol Zoo Gardens Vast animal kingdom adventure plus ZooRopia aerial ropes course, water play area and aquarium. In the new Gorilla Island house, they are directly above you on super tough glass!
Wild Place Project (7 miles)
Bristol
Wild Place Project Adventure, play and learning themed around wildlife, with an emphasis on protecting threatened habitats on our doorsteps and around the globe at this zoological attraction.
North Somerset Butterfly House (8 miles)
Congresbury
North Somerset Butterfly House Surround yourself with some of the worlds most beautiful butterflies and exotic plants and see the Bug Show.
Seaquarium (16 miles)
Weston Super Mare
Seaquarium 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.
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (23 miles)
Warminster
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park Longleat is a perfect day out for all the family with its fantastic Animal Attractions, beautiful Stately Home and gardens, alongside its superb Safari Park . With its recent multi-million pound investment you can explore a whole world of new attractions including Penguin Island and Stingray Bay.
Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo (29 miles)
Ross-on-Wye
Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo Experience the delight of nature's most serene and beautiful wildlife. At the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo you can walk with free-flying exotic butterflies and see them supping nectar, finding their mates and laying eggs.
International Centre for Birds of Prey (35 miles)
Newent
International Centre for Birds of Prey Three flying demonstrations with commentary, every day. The Centre caters for school visits, and is renowned for its expertise in education, conservation and training. Courses in falconry and photography are available. Shop, cafe, education facilities, attractive gardens and picnic areas.
Tropiquaria Zoo (36 miles)
Washford
Tropiquaria Zoo Zoo with many animals plus puppet theatre, radio museum, tropical hall, pirate ships and play fort. Don’t judge it by the exterior.
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm (38 miles)
Hereford
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm Llama trekking is fast becoming a 'must-do' activity. Bond with your llama, get to know him and take him on a walk in the glorious countryside of south west Herefordshire. If travelling from further afield, why not take a two day stay in one of our holiday cottages?
Stanton Park (40 miles)
Swindon
Stanton Park A local nature reserve and country park with a large lake and extensive woodland. A fairly wild sort place with natural features only, but a wonderful environment to explore, and free!
Badger Watch Dorset (42 miles)
Dorchester
Badger Watch Dorset An evening in the country the kids will never forget: their high quality hides have recorded a 100% sightings record over the last three years, so you are virtually guaranteed to see some of these wonderful creatures foraging for food under the floodlights.
Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre (43 miles)
Minehead
Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre 15th century National Trust farmstead within Exmoor National Park, with a large collection of owls, birds of prey, and friendly animals to greet you around every corner.
Exmoor Falconry and Animal Park (43 miles)
Porlock
Exmoor Falconry and Animal Park Hands on style animal park with displays and handling opportunities. Many flying displays actually set (well!) to music. Well worth a visit.
Axe Valley Wildlife Park (48 miles)
Axminster
Axe Valley Wildlife Park - is a quaint, quirky wildlife park in the heart of Devon. Animals such as Meerkats, Zebra, Lemurs can be seen here. A personal, friendly place with a laid back atmosphere. Outdoor play areas and coffee shop facility.
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens (49 miles)
Burford
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens has over 260 animal species in over 160 acres of stunning gardens and parkland. Giraffe Walkway, Lemur Walk-through exhibit, Train, Adventure Playground, Picnic Areas, Children's Farmyard, Brass Rubbing, Tropical House, Reptile House, Bat House and Insect House.
The Hawk Conservancy Trust (50 miles)
Andover
The Hawk Conservancy Trust Over 150 birds of prey on view at this conservation and visitors centre with talks, feeds, flying demonstrations and other activities.
Birdland Park and Gardens (50 miles)
Bourton-on-the-Water
Birdland Park and Gardens For fantastic family fun and excitement, enjoy a day at one of the UK's biggest bird gardens, discover a beautiful natural setting of woodland, river and water gardens that are inhabited by over 500 birds, flamingos, pelicans, colourful parrots to laughing kookaburras and magical owls.
Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park (50 miles)
Dorchester
Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park Entering from the Visitor Centre the formal gardens are laid out in the Arts and Crafts style of the Edwardian period.
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (51 miles)
Lyme Regis
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium Come face to face with local fish and marine life of the Jurassic coast. Kids can interact with the sea creatures including the unique experience of hand feeding our shoal of tame mullet, holding a starfish and getting up close with a giant lobster.
Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary (52 miles)
Swansea
Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary Formerly a traditional Welsh hill farm, this sanctuary rescues and provides a home for many types of unwanted animals especially primates, such as chimpanzees, baboons, spider monkeys, capuchins and marmosets. Visitors can see a variety of animals and the work the sanctuary carry out to look after them.
Yaraks Bird of Prey (53 miles)
Nr Cullompton
Yaraks Bird of Prey Standalone unique and specialist Bird of Prey Centre offering flying displays, handling plus flying experiences. Run by professional falconers who class their charges as family.
Monkey World (54 miles)
Wareham
Monkey World is a 65-acre woodland park which is home to over 230 rescued and endangered apes and monkeys.
Abbotsbury Swannery (54 miles)
Weymouth
Abbotsbury Swannery This is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans. The kids should take cameras and sketchbooks plus binoculars for elusive cygnets.
Isle of Purbeck Aquarium (55 miles)
Wool
Isle of Purbeck Aquarium Essentially a sales aquarium but is still worth a visit with younger children who will particularly enjoy the seahorse display tanks. Serious supervision required.
Crocodiles of the World (55 miles)
Brize Norton
Crocodiles of the World Crocodiles of the World is the UK's only crocodile zoo. We're home to more than 100 crocodiles, alligators and caimans from 14 different species of crocodilian. Crocodiles of the World is now open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm all year round including Bank Holidays; we are closed on Christmas...
Cotswold Falconry Centre (56 miles)
Moreton In Marsh
Cotswold Falconry Centre Birds of prey are constantly showing off their skills at this amazing centre, where breeding and conservation are of paramount importance. Many different types of birds of prey are on display here, including eagles, hawks, owls and falcons.
The Donkey Sanctuary (56 miles)
Sidmouth
The Donkey Sanctuary We are a registered charity working around the world protecting donkeys and promoting their welfare worldwide. Visitors can spend as much time as they wish meeting the donkeys and enjoying beautiful coastal and countryside walks. We have a maze, nature centre and donkeys to ‘adopt’, along...
Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre (56 miles)
Ringwood
Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre A privately run centre with a number of Birds of Prey, several reptiles and other creepy crawlies.
Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower (56 miles)
Weymouth
Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park is an indoor and outdoor attraction, with an indoor ocean tunnel and other amazing sea life displays. There are rides, a Splash Zone and an interactive rock pool. We also have animal feeding sessions and a water park play area.
Plantasia (57 miles)
Swansea
Plantasia From insects, reptiles, fish and monkeys to bananas, pineapple plants, prickly cacti and giant bamboo: Plantasia has it all, and is perfect for that unique family day out, no matter what the weather!
Millets Farm Falconry (57 miles)
Nr Abingdon
Millets Farm Falconry Falconry Centre with several daily flying shows plus experiences available.
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (58 miles)
Newtown
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary Spotting deer in the New Forest isn't always easy, but here there is a purpose built viewing platform overlooking a large meadow area where a herd of fallow deer regularly gather.
Exmoor Zoo (59 miles)
Barnstaple
Exmoor Zoo There is only one place you are guaranteed to see the elusive Exmoor Beast and that is in the grounds of Exmoor Zoo. It is a rather large pair of black leopards that are likely to spot you before you see them! Exmoor Zoo is an award winning zoo set in a delightful location and homes over 175 different and...
Oceanarium (60 miles)
Bournemouth
Oceanarium brings you face to face with marine life from the furthest reaches of the globe including clownfish, sea turtles, sharks and stingrays.
Noahs Ark Zoo Farm (4 miles)
Wraxall
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.
Chew Valley Country Farm (4 miles)
Bristol
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.
Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn (11 miles)
Bristol
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 (12 miles)
Bath
Bath City Farm A great place to visit with the family, wander around the farm and see the animals, enjoy a picnic in the picturesque picnic area and participate in a the array of events that occur throughout the year.
Court Farm Country Park (12 miles)
Weston Super Mare
Court Farm Country Park Nationally 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.
Animal Farm Adventure Park (18 miles)
Burnham on Sea
Animal Farm Adventure Park The full package: animal to pet and feed, indoor play barn, outdoor rides and a surprisingly wide range of activities and amusements, you're in for a good day!
Fun City at Brean Leisure Park (19 miles)
Brean
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!
The Jane Austen Centre (13 miles)
Bath
The Jane Austen Centre Learn more about the famous Jane Austen, visit the delightful Regency Tea Rooms and even make your own Regency Dress!
Fashion Museum (13 miles)
Bath
Fashion Museum A World-class collection of contemporary and historical dress.
Radstock Museum (13 miles)
Radstock
Radstock Museum Museum dedicated to the history and heritage of coal mining in the area with loads of family friendly things to do and see and interactive hands-on exhibitions.
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum (13 miles)
Bath
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum Celebrating, cherishing and continuing the story of the Abbey site.
The Helicopter Museum (14 miles)
Weston Super Mare
The Helicopter Museum The World's largest dedicated helicopter museum.
Weston-super-Mare's largest undercover all weather attraction. A fun place for all the family, with a coffee shop, children's play area.
North Somerset Museum (15 miles)
Weston Super Mare
North Somerset Museum A family-friendly museum where you can find out about the area from pre-history to the present. Plenty of things to see and do.
The American Museum in Britain (15 miles)
Bath
The American Museum in Britain Museum of Americana unique outside the USA where you will find events during school holidays plus a kids trail, dressing up and exhibition spaces with touch screen interaction too.
The Blake Museum (26 miles)
Bridgwater
The Blake Museum A quaint museum boasting battle of Sedgemoor relics, a maritime Robert Blake room, John Chubb picture gallery and various education exhibits and temporary displays.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Zoos and Wildlife Parks near Long Ashton 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

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Somerset can enjoy the great day out as well.



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