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!
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park The land that time forgot. A sub tropical paradise with exotic birds and animals and the most realistic Dinosaurs on the Planet! Daily Sea lion Shows, Falconry Displays, Lemur and Meerkat Encounters, and magnificent Lions. We have a brand new Petsaurus Corner, and lots of animal handling and talks throughout...
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 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.
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 Hands on style animal park with displays and handling opportunities. Many flying displays actually set (well!) to music. Well worth a visit.
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!
Warren Farm Holiday Centre Free indoor play area, Pets Corner, arcade, tractor rides and more. Free entry and parking, open to the public.
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 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.
The Helicopter Museum Visit the largest dedicated helicopter museum in the world, with over 80 helicopets and autogyros! See rotorcraft from across the globe, including 2 world record holders! Regular Open Cockpit days available, plus Flight Experiences, and special events throughout the year.
Weston super Mare Museum Currently closed for refurbishment, reopening 2017!
Fashion Museum Discover a world class collection of historical and modern fashion, from the 17th century to present day, with over 165 dressed figures to see! Activity backpacks and trolley available, plus free Welcome Tours, and audio guides.
The Jane Austen Centre Learn more about the famous Jane Austen at this permanent exhibition. Visit the delightful Regency Tea Rooms with serving staff wearing period costume, see a waxwork of Austen, and even try on Regency clothing!
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum A magnificent Abbey with hundreds of years of history to discover, plus some amazing architectural features to marvel at, including lovely stained glass windows, and a fantastic vaulted ceiling. Tower tours also available, with spectacular views from the top!
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.
The Holbourne Museum A charming and extensive collection from a Baronet's travels, but great for families of all ages as it also features loads of fun workshops, hands on activities and an animal trail!
Burcott Mill A working traditional water powered flour mill and museum that makes and sells its own flour. Play area for the kids. Tours led by the miller available during the Summer months.
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 A quaint local museum boasting battle of Sedgemoor relics, maritime Robert Blake room, John Chubb picture gallery, and various education exhibits and temporary displays. Discover the archaeology, photographs, art, history of the area, and more. Free to visit!
Haynes International Motor Museum UK's largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world. A living and working museum, with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50's and 60's, glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars of today, like the Jaguar XJ220.
Market House Museum Lovely little free museum to enjoy maritime and railway history. Fossils, anglo saxona and pre history exhibitions.
Fleet Air Arm Museum The 2nd largest naval aviation museum in the world has 4 Exhibition halls, over 90 aircraft, plus thousands of artefacts to discover, plus ‘The Aircraft Carrier Experience’ to enjoy. Exciting family activities and events held throughout the year.
Somerset Cricket Museum A small museum dedicated to the history of cricket, with particular emphasis on Somerset Cricket Club. Full of memorabilia, with a section devoted to the England women’s cricket team. A great place for cricket lovers of all ages!
Museum of Somerset An underfloor Plesiosaur, the largest collection of Roman coins ever discovered in Britain and a chilling recreation of the infamous Bloody Assizes: you’ll find them all here! The museum tells the county's story from prehistoric times to the present day, using real objects, interactive games and...
Dunster Museum and Doll Collection Open from 12th April 2014, see more than 800 dolls from many periods, in varied costumes, a dolls house, childrens favourites and other artefacts on display at this local museum.
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum Be amazed by this huge fun collection! See nostalgic vintage radios and TVs, enjoy your favourite programmes through TV and radio related toys, books, games full size characters and more: a wonderful experience for all the family!
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.
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 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!
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.
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.
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 Swimming pool plus kids' leisure pool with interactive water play features, swimming lessons and sports too!
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 Play Port at Portishead The Playport caters for children aged 0 to 12 years of age as well as plenty to keep adults entertained including free Wi-Fi, daily newspapers, comfy seating and cafe serving high quality coffee, cakes, hot and cold food.
Bucket and Spade Family friendly pub with a fun barn attached and adventure playground outside too.
Wacky Warehouse at The Wishing Well Multi level adventure play frame with toddler zone, for children up to 4ft 9ins tall. Attached to a family restaurant.
Brean Play The South West's newest indoor soft play attraction within Brean Leisure Park is open all year round and is the perfect place for your children to let off steam with physical play whilst you enjoy a nice cup of coffee.
Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play Indoor soft play centre with 3 level play frame and lots of equipment including slides, ball pit, and ride-ons.
Zany Zone Softplay A soft indoor adventure playground with three floors of fun. Try the log ramps, ball pits, cargo nets, tunnels and slides. There is an area dedicated for toddlers.
Go Bananas Soft Play Centre is clean, friendly and above all fun! There are separate play areas for under 3s as well as an exciting over 3s area with a ball pond, slides, bridges, rope swings, ball showers, mirrors and climbing tubes.
Hullabaloo Soft Play Centre fun indoor soft play centre for kids 0 to 12, featuring bouncy castle, rope bridges, climbing nets, slides, trampoline, zip line, ball pool, toddlers and baby area. Hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks from the onsite cafe. Free WiFi.
Tumbles Soft Play Centre offers a friendly atmosphere for adventure play. The 3 levels of soft play structure provide plenty of fun and excitement for ages between 0 and 12 years. Tumbles serve a range of hot and cold food, snacks and drinks.
Playaways Indoor Soft Play Centre Indoor soft play area for under 10s that holds a maximum 20 children with a 2 level play frame, slide, ball pool and other equipment.
Playzone Indoor Play Centre featuring a colourful multi level adventure soft play frame full of slides, climbs, balls and bounces. Kid’s parties available too. Attached to a pub, so good to combine with a family meal.
Willows Indoor Play A fairly small and very friendly play area with zones for under and over 4, both bright and colourful and packed with simple but enjoyable features and supported by a good cafe and differing party packages.
Junction 21 Kids Play Centre Slides, ball pools, ropes, swings, nets, you name it and the kids can have fun with it; adventure play structures for big kids and small.
Safari Tots Soft play frame with many features including whizz slide, crawl tube and spinning discs. Also has a dedicated toddler version and a baby arena. Outdoor area open in summer months with games, picnic tables and bouncy castle.
O'Bridge Brewers Fayre Indoor Play Centre featuring a colourful multi level adventure soft play frame full of slides, climbs, balls and bounces, plus dedicated toddler zone with smaller versions of the big fun. Kid’s parties available too.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Theme Parks near Portishead 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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