Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool (13 miles)
Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool
27m heated outdoor pool with fun sessions and water walking (pre booking essential), where you cross the pool inside a giant ball! Toddler Swim and Primary Splash sessions for kids. Open between May and September.
Penarth Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Bridgend Recreation Centre (21 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!
Cardiff International Pool (22 miles)
Water Adventure Play Park (24 miles)
Llanishen Leisure Centre (26 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!
North Devon Leisure Centre (27 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.
Wells Leisure Centre (32 miles)
Wells Leisure Centre
Swimming pool plus kids' leisure pool with interactive water play features, swimming lessons and sports too!
Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool (33 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!
Newport Centre (34 miles)
features a tropically themed leisure pool with a cool spiralling flume slide and a decent 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 everyone!
LC Waterpark (35 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 Â our aquatic themed interactive PLAY AREA which will keep young adventurers entertained for hours. Newest feature: Volcano Bay!
Blackpill Lido (35 miles)
Outdoor water park with a paddling pool, childrens play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities amongst other facilities along Swansea Prom.
Topsham Pool (36 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.
Portishead Open Air Pool (37 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.
Chagford Swimming Pool (39 miles)
Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool (40 miles)
Chudleigh Lido (42 miles)
Heated Lido with lifeguards, all weather shelter, BBQ, heated pool and reasonable rates.
Easton Leisure Centre (43 miles)
Easton Leisure Centre
Leisure Centre with a 25-metre pool, learner pool, and the only fun flume in Bristol!
Bovey Tracey Swimming Pool (43 miles)
Bovey Tracey Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor pool with toddler pool, plus solar powered showers, parkland and refreshment amenities. Fully qualified lifeguards staff the pool at all times. Lessons available outside normal pool hours. Open between April and September.
Llanelli Leisure Centre (45 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!
Kingsteignton Swimming Pool (45 miles)
Kingsteignton Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor pools, main and toddler. Plus fully equipped to cater for disabled swimmers, changing and shower facilities plus hoist and special steps for entry into pool.
Teignmouth Lido (45 miles)
Heated and welcoming outdoor pool with some kids' fun sessions offered. Usual season May through September.
The Jurassic Fun Centre (47 miles)
The Jurassic Fun Centre
Fun pools with slides and features: play on the islands and water features and try to dodge the aqua jets; it's wet and wild excitement for everyone! Plus classic tenpin bowling elsewhere on site - not open to the public from 20th July until 1st September 2013
Ashburton Swimming Pool (49 miles)
Ashburton Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor pool, some fun sessions. Usually opens daily late May through Early September.
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre (50 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.
Waves Leisure Pool (51 miles)
Waves Leisure Pool
No matter what the weather it's great fun for all the family! With its unique sloping floor, flume and wave machine you are guaranteed an enjoyable time. The pool is available for private hire, plus lessons and parent and toddler sessions. Plus Water-Play Activity Centre and Toddler slide!
Buckfastleigh Swimming Pool (52 miles)
Buckfastleigh Swimming Pool
Heated outdoor swim facility in picturesque Victoria Park offering a variety of session types including Fun Inflatable! (open June to September)
The Splash (52 miles)
Enjoy an all year round tropical atmosphere featuring a 33 metre, 5 lane swimming pool, with wave machine and flume! The Splash is an exceptionally popular leisure attraction which offers general leisure swimming for all the family.
Meadowlands (54 miles)
features a family leisure pool with fabulous flume slide and interactive water fun features for children, plus length pool for serious swimming, exercise and development.
Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (54 miles)
Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark
Choose from 8 different flumes from the gentle Surf Lagoon to the exhilarating Screamer or the wild Kamikaze. For the younger ones, there's the Submarine Splash and Tiddler's Fun Pool where they can paddle in safety.
Trowbridge Sports Centre (55 miles)
Wotton Pool (57 miles)
Wotton Under Edge
Community run, heated outdoor pool with retractable clear cover. Male and female chaninging rooms and external hot showers. Open from April onwards. Available to hire for Pool Parties, lifeguard included!
Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool (59 miles)
Fun City at Brean Leisure Park (21 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!
Exmoor Falconry and Animal Park (4 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.
Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre (4 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.
Tropiquaria Zoo (6 miles)
Zoo with many animals plus puppet theatre, radio museum, tropical hall, pirate ships and play fort. Don’t judge it by the exterior.
Seaquarium (24 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.
North Somerset Butterfly House (32 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.
Animal Farm Adventure Park (21 miles)
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!
Warren Farm Holiday Centre (22 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 (28 miles)
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.
Ferne Animal Sanctuary (30 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 children’s play areas. Open throughout the year.
Noahs Ark Zoo Farm (36 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 (39 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.
Dunster Museum and Doll Collection (2 miles)
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.
Market House Museum (7 miles)
Market House Museum
Lovely little free museum to enjoy maritime and railway history. Fossils, anglo saxona and pre history exhibitions.
Museum of Somerset (21 miles)
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...
Somerset Cricket Museum (21 miles)
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!
The Blake Museum (21 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 Minehead 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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