Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool is a ‘heated outdoor community swimming pool’ with events, picnic area and sun deck set is the beautiful Somerset countryside.
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!
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 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!
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!
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 Standard swimming facilities with the bonus of 1m and 3m springboards! Creche and small indoor soft play area also on site.
Wells Leisure Centre Swimming pool plus kids' leisure pool with interactive water play features, swimming lessons and sports too!
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 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!
LC Waterpark 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 Outdoor water park with a paddling pool, childrens play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities amongst other facilities along Swansea Prom.
Topsham Pool 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 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 Heated, outdoor, river fed pool, plus a very popular toddler pool, complete with toy boats, watering cans, and ducks! yay!
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.
Chudleigh Lido 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.
Easton Leisure Centre Leisure Centre with a 25-metre pool, learner pool, and the only fun flume in Bristol!
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 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 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 Heated and welcoming outdoor pool with some kids' fun sessions offered. Usual season May through September.
Ashburton Swimming Pool 21m heated outdoor pool, some fun sessions. Usually opens daily late May through Early September. Swings and lawned area for spectators, plus café serving refreshments. Aqua membership provides use of this and 4 other pools!
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 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 is a heated outdoor swimming pool, set in the heart of the Devon countryside in the pretty town of Buckfastleigh. We provide a safe and fun swimming environment for people of all ages.
The Splash 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.
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.
Meadowlands 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.
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 Under Edge
Wotton Pool 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!
Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool Child friendly heated outdoor swim facility open May to September for a nice family splash about! Lifeguards on duty.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 Free indoor play area, Pets Corner, arcade, tractor rides and more. Free entry and parking, open to the public.
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!
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.
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 Lovely little free museum to enjoy maritime and railway history. Fossils, anglo saxona and pre history exhibitions.
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 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 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!
Weston super Mare Museum Currently closed for refurbishment, reopening 2017!
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.
Chard Museum Detailed and fascinating collections of exhibits about local history from the Stone Age onward including lots of Dening agricultural equipment, the story of John Stringfellow's powered flight in 1848 and James Gillingham's innovative prosthetics.
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.
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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