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Water Adventure Play Park (< 1 mile)
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 (5 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!
Cardiff International Pool (11 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!
Portishead Open Air Pool (13 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.
Llanishen Leisure Centre (15 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!
Newport Centre (16 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!
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 (19 miles)
Wells Leisure Centre
Swimming pool plus kids' leisure pool with interactive water play features, swimming lessons and sports too!
Easton Leisure Centre (19 miles)
Easton Leisure Centre
Leisure Centre with a 25-metre pool, learner pool, and the only fun flume in Bristol!
Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool (22 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.
Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool (26 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.
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre (27 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.
Bridgend Recreation Centre (28 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!
Trowbridge Sports Centre (33 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!
Wotton Pool (33 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!
Stratford Park Leisure Centre (43 miles)
LC Waterpark (45 miles)
Make waves in our fantastic family-friendly Waterpark, an exciting network of pools, rides and slides including the one-of-a-kind Boardrider. Plus visit our aquatic themed interactive Play Area which will keep young adventurers entertained for hours. Newest feature: Volcano Bay!
Blackpill Lido (47 miles)
Outdoor water park with a paddling pool, childrens play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities amongst other facilities along Swansea Prom.
GL1 (48 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.
Blandford Leisure Centre (49 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.
Hereford Leisure Pool (50 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!
Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool (50 miles)
North Devon Leisure Centre (51 miles)
North Devon Leisure Centre
Standard swimming facilities with the bonus of 1m and 3m springboards! Creche and small indoor soft play area also on site.
Topsham Pool (51 miles)
Modern heated outdoor swimming facility, with giant inflatable and fun sessions. The pool water is 100% chlorine free and heated to 28 degrees or more.
Oasis Leisure Centre (53 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.
Sandford Parks Lido (54 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.
Five Rivers Leisure Centre (55 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.
Leisure at Cheltenham (55 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.
Llanelli Leisure Centre (56 miles)
Llanelli Leisure Centre
Featuring a water slide which leaves the building and re-enters for splashdown! Also main and teaching swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards, and if they're still not tired a sports hall and an astro turf pitch! Wow!
Highworth Recreation Centre (58 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!
Chudleigh Lido (58 miles)
Solar heated Lido with lifeguards, all weather shelter, BBQ, heated pool and reasonable rates! Take lessons, get fit, or just have a family splash about.
Chagford Swimming Pool (60 miles)
Chagford Swimming Pool
Heated, outdoor, river fed pool, plus a very popular toddler pool, complete with toy boats, watering cans, and ducks! yay!
Malvern Splash (60 miles)
Features a main pool and a teaching pool with leisure facilities including a beach, flume and wave machine! You can also get swimming lessons here and do lane swim or family inflatable fun swim sessions!
Teignmouth Lido (60 miles)
Heated and welcoming outdoor pool with some kids' fun sessions offered. Usual season May through September.
Fun City at Brean Leisure Park (5 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!
Seaquarium (< 1 mile)
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.
North Somerset Butterfly House (8 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.
Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre (27 miles)
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 (27 miles)
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.
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!
Warren Farm Holiday Centre (3 miles)
Warren Farm Holiday Centre
Free indoor play area, Pets Corner, arcade, tractor rides and more. Free entry and parking, open to the public.
Court Farm Country Park (4 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!
Noahs Ark Zoo Farm (12 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.
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.
Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn (20 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 (25 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.
Ferne Animal Sanctuary (34 miles)
Ferne Animal Sanctuary
Animal sanctuary that is home to over 300 animals, including birds, pigs, donkeys, chinchillas, horses, rabbits, chipmunks, goats, ferrets, and more! Beautiful Nature Trails to enjoy, plus picnic spots, and childrenâs play areas. Open throughout the year.
Weston super Mare Museum (< 1 mile)
Weston super Mare Museum
The displays range from the archaeology of the earliest inhabitants to the wildlife that you can find today. Other displays cover the local history of the area, seaside holidays, and the 18th century cottage with period rooms.
The Helicopter Museum (2 miles)
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.
The Blake Museum (15 miles)
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!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Weston-super-Mare 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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