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Things To Do & Days Out near Bath
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Roman Baths and Museum (< 1 mile)
Roman Baths and Museum See the water's source and walk where Romans walked on the ancient stone pavements. Excellent children's audioguide tour with some exhibitions.
Curious About Bath Spa (< 1 mile)
Curious About Bath Spa offers a different way for families to explore Bath. Spot things you’ve never noticed before, answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this stunning Spa city. Buy or instantly download the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum (< 1 mile)
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!
The Little Theatre Cinema (< 1 mile)
The Little Theatre Cinema A quaint little picture house showing the best in mainstream, arthouse, foreign and independent film. Modern seating and features in a 1930s atmosphere!
Bath Postal Museum (< 1 mile)
Bath Postal Museum Follow the history of the British Postal System and communication in this tiny but great museum for all ages, with a mixture of video recordings, interactive displays and other exhibits.
The Jane Austen Centre (< 1 mile)
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 Sports and Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
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.
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf (< 1 mile)
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf Mini golf course set in beautifully maintained gardens. Good mix of holes suitable for all ages.
The Holbourne Museum (< 1 mile)
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!
Fashion Museum (< 1 mile)
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.
Royal Victoria Park (< 1 mile)
Royal Victoria Park This park boasts a surprising number of child friendly features from the extensive play equipment to the skateboard park, and it's all lovely and free! Plus there's now a brand new skatepark here too!
Bath Boating Station (< 1 mile)
Bath Boating Station Rowing, punting and canoeing on the delightful River Avon. Keep an eye out for kingfishers and otters! And don't forget there are options to share the rowing so start beefing up the kids!
Prior Park Landscape Gardens (1 miles)
Prior Park Landscape Gardens One of only four Palladian bridges of this design in the world can be crossed at Prior Park, which was created in the 18th century. A beautiful afternoon can be spent here especially if you've got your walking shoes on! One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in...
Bath City Farm (2 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.
The American Museum in Britain (2 miles)
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.
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park (5 miles)
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park is an adventure and wildlife park focussing on British breeds and wildlife. With indoor and outdoor play areas, animal handling sessions, pony grooming, animal feeding, interaction and education talks and walks throughout the day.
Farleigh Hungerford Castle (5 miles)
Farleigh Hungerford Castle Partially ruined fortified mansion and gardens to explore with a variety of family friendly events and activities.
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway (5 miles)
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway 5 inch gauge railway attraction includes a Tunnel, Motive Power Depot, Carriage Sheds, Turntable and Automatic Signalling System. Located in Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park. Open from April to the beginning of November.
Woodland Adventurers (6 miles)
Woodland Adventurers is an outdoor activity centre for children and families offering woodland birthday parties, holiday clubs, day camps, home education, parent and toddler groups, school visits. Activities include farm animals, bushcraft, survival, games, hiking, playing, camp fires, den building.
Avon Valley Railway (6 miles)
Avon Valley Railway This attraction takes young and old back to the trains of yesteryear. Your train will be pulled by a restored steam engine and you can enjoy food and drink in a restored carriage. Not forgetting special trips aboard Thomas the Tank Engine and Santa Steam Specials during the year.
Dyrham Park (7 miles)
Dyrham Park A late 17th century mansion, garden and deer park. A large estate full of great places to walk with the kids.
Uglybugs Softplay (7 miles)
Uglybugs Softplay Bright and colourful adventure softplay for the under 5s, with fun features and age appropriate challenges in a safe and comfortable environment.
Radstock Museum (7 miles)
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.
Kingswood Heritage Museum (7 miles)
Kingswood Heritage Museum An exciting museum inside the 18th Century brass mill at Warmley, with its massive icehouse, and windmill tower. Lovely gardens nearby, with grottoes, pond, elm walk, lake, huge statue of Neptune, and more!
Go Bananas Soft Play Centre (7 miles)
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.
Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre is an 8 meter high, 16 top rope indoor climbing wall. There are 42 climbing routes ranging from Grade 4 (beginner) to 7A+ (advanced).
Hop Skip and Jump (8 miles)
Hop Skip and Jump A special play and support centre for children with special needs and their families! Large indoor play area, soft play, 2 sensory rooms, outdoor play area, arts and crafts room, a quiet room, and more.
Wacky Warehouse at The Wishing Well (8 miles)
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.
Bowlplex Bristol (8 miles)
Bowlplex Bristol Choose from either traditional tenpin, modern UV Glow Bowling or the special Bristol Rock Nights! Plus arcade with video gaming and pool tables. All weather, all age, all ability fun!
Trowbridge Museum (8 miles)
Trowbridge Museum You will discover the story of Trowbridge from its early days as a Saxon settlement. The town's position as the Manchester of the West and beyond. Itâs here that you will find out about the textile industry, the lives of everyday folk and its famous residents such as Isaac Pitman and George Crabbe.
Trowbridge Sports Centre (8 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!
Hope Nature Centre (8 miles)
Hope Nature Centre A lovely animal centre with lots of animals to see and wonderful walks. Visit the squirrel's tea room too.
Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play (8 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play Indoor soft play centre with 3 level play frame and lots of equipment including slides, ball pit, and ride-ons.
Noahs Ark Soft Play Centre (9 miles)
Noahs Ark Soft Play Centre Play Centre with facilities for toddlers in a dedicated area plus a large 4 storey play frame with sports area and big bumpy slide.
Wacky Warehouse Mill House (9 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Mill House Modern adventure soft play facility within a family friendly restaurant. Multi level play with enclosed toddler zone.
Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn (9 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!
Brokerswood Country Park (9 miles)
Brokerswood Country Park Treetop Tarzan Trail, canoe taster sessions, adventure playgrounds, woodland walk, education centre and Scots pine climb! Plus picnic and bbq areas, willow weaving and archery! Loads!
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Soft Play Centre (10 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Soft Play Centre Inflatable soft play Jungle for climbing, hiding and bouncing with ball pits, slides, puzzles, animal shapes etc and various other soft play accessories. We also have a baby corner!
iplay (10 miles)
iplay Come and try out our two storey bespoke play frame that includes giant balls, slides and ball pits with a separate under 3 section.
Walled Garden at Mells (10 miles)
Walled Garden at Mells An idyllic 17th century working garden dedicated to British plants with free entry. Welcomes families including dogs.
Jaqs Leisure (10 miles)
Jaqs Leisure Soft play centre with separate areas to cater from babies to 4yrs and a 50sqm, purpose built play structure for children between 5 and 12yrs.
Hengrove Park (10 miles)
Hengrove Park Large park with huge Play Park with features for all ages. Areas for ball games, Wheels park for BMX and skating, plus 12m Jungle Dome to explore! Open all year and free to visit.
Drive Tech Ltd (10 miles)
Drive Tech Ltd Kids Karting in Wiltshire for children aged 10 to 15 years old (min 4'8", 142cm in height). Here young drivers can learn top class racing skills, under the professional supervision of their marshals and experienced instructors. Parties catered for too.
Hartcliffe Farm (10 miles)
Hartcliffe Farm Small free city farm in Bristol with farm animals to meet, an aviary plus a kiddies corner for younger children to play.
Boomerang Play Centre (10 miles)
Boomerang Play Centre This place is well named because with huge quantities of indoor and outdoor play equipment for both big and little kids, dedicated special needs sessions and bouncy castles everywhere you turn, you'll be returning again and again!
Oldbury Court Estate (10 miles)
Oldbury Court Estate Grade II registered parkland with woods, riverside paths, is excellent for walking and playing including a separate toddler play park, accessible play equipment and things older children will love too.
PlaySpace (10 miles)
PlaySpace boasts a bonkers 7 play areas for under 10s, including multi level adventure play, several role play set ups, Toddler Village, Baby Zone, Sports Spot and the Activity Room with it's crafts sessions, messy play, kiddie cooking and a massive train set. Take us with you?
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club (10 miles)
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club is the best bouldering in Bristol with fun, friendly staff and brilliant instructed climbing groups for children aged 6 to 16. We run taster sessions, the Bristol Boulder Club, birthday parties and a Boulder Squad.
The Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail (11 miles)
The Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail Calling all secret agents: can you solve the clues and complete the spy mission on this self-guided Treasure Trail around Lacock for all the family?
Felix Road Adventure Playground (11 miles)
Felix Road Adventure Playground Mainly outdoor play, offering a wide range of good quality equipment, skatepark, sand pit, cyclist training area, plenty of free play space and nicely shaded areas for high summer. You must register on arrival but access is free!