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Family Days Out near to Bath
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Roman Baths and Museum
Bath
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.
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum (< 1 mile)
Bath
Bath Abbey Vaults Museum Celebrating, cherishing and continuing the story of the Abbey site.
Curious About Bath Spa (< 1 mile)
Bath
Curious About Bath Spa is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this stunning Spa city. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
The Little Theatre Cinema (< 1 mile)
Bath
The Little Theatre Cinema A quaint little picture house showing the best in mainstream, arthouse, foreign and independent film.
Bath Postal Museum (< 1 mile)
Bath
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.
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Bath
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.
The Jane Austen Centre (< 1 mile)
Bath
The Jane Austen Centre Learn more about the famous Jane Austen, visit the delightful Regency Tea Rooms and even make your own Regency Dress!
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf (< 1 mile)
Bath
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf Mini golf course set in beautifully maintained gardens. Good mix of holes suitable for all ages.
Fashion Museum (< 1 mile)
Bath
Fashion Museum A World-class collection of contemporary and historical dress.
Royal Victoria Park (< 1 mile)
Bath
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! One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Bath with kids.
Bath Boating Station (< 1 mile)
Bath
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)
Bath
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
Bath City Farm A great place to visit with the family, wander around the farm and see the animals, enjoy a picnic in the picturesque picnic area and participate in a the array of events that occur throughout the year.
The American Museum in Britain (2 miles)
Bath
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.
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway (5 miles)
Bristol
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway 5 inch gauge railway attraction includes a Tunnel, Motive Power Depot, Carriage Sheds, Turntable and Automatic Signalling System.
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park (5 miles)
Bristol
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park Families will enjoy a mix of adventure fun and animal interaction all set in the lovely river based country side. Where endless adventures makes a great day out.
Farleigh Hungerford Castle (5 miles)
Bath
Farleigh Hungerford Castle Partially ruined fortified mansion and gardens to explore with a variety of family friendly events and activities.
Woodland Adventurers (6 miles)
Corsham
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)
Bristol
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
Dyrham Park A late 17th century mansion, garden and deer park. A large estate full of great places to walk with the kids.
Kingswood Heritage Museum (7 miles)
Warmley
Kingswood Heritage Museum An exciting museum inside the 18th Century brass mill at Warmley, with its icehouse and windmill tower - and the gardens nearby, with grottoes, echo pond and huge statue of Neptune.
Uglybugs Softplay (7 miles)
Bristol
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
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.
Go Bananas Soft Play Centre (7 miles)
Radstock
Go Bananas Soft Play Centre - has been rated the best indoor play centre in the area - It's 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)
Bath
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)
Kingswood
Hop Skip and Jump A special play and support centre for children with special needs and their families.
Fuzzy Eds at The Wishing Well (8 miles)
Bristol
Fuzzy Eds 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)
Bristol
Bowlplex Bristol Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Trowbridge Museum (8 miles)
Trowbridge
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
Trowbridge Sports Centre Swimming facilities and diving pool, depth 4m, with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Hope Nature Centre (8 miles)
Trowbridge
Hope Nature Centre A lovely animal centre with lots of animals to see and wonderful walks. Visit the squirrel's tea room too.
Zany Zone Softplay (8 miles)
Midsomer Norton
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.
Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play (8 miles)
Radstock
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)
Bristol
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.
Castaways Indoor Play (9 miles)
Bristol
Castaways Indoor Play Kids can explore the two levels of the purpose built play system, which include ramps, a slide and lots of random spongy shapes and places to hide. There’s also a ball pit which is another great place to hide from Mum or Dad.
Wacky Warehouse Mill House (9 miles)
Bristol
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)
Bristol
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!
Jaqs Leisure (10 miles)
Bristol
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.
iplay (10 miles)
Bristol
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.
AMF Avonmeads (10 miles)
Bristol
AMF Avonmeads Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Walled Garden at Mells (10 miles)
Mells
Walled Garden at Mells An idyllic 17th century working garden dedicated to British plants with free entry. Welcomes families including dogs.
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Soft Play Centre (10 miles)
Bristol
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.
Hartcliffe Farm (10 miles)
Bristol
Hartcliffe Farm Small free city farm in Bristol with farm animals to meet, an aviary plus a kiddies corner for younger children to play.
Hengrove Play Park (10 miles)
Bristol
Hengrove Play Park Four acre play park for all ages with a 12m high domed jungle experience, sand and water play and a wheels park for skateboarders and BMX riders.
Hengrove Park (10 miles)
Bristol
Hengrove Park Great new development opened in 2009 with lots of the latest play equipemnt, sand and water play area, skate park for boarders and bmx-ers, and jungle play in a 11m high dome
Oldbury Court Estate (10 miles)
Bristol
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.
Drive Tech Ltd (10 miles)
Chippenham
Drive Tech Ltd - offer Kids Karting in Wiltshire for anyone aged 10-15 years old (min 4'8" in height). Here young drivers can learn top-class racing skills, under the professional supervision of their marshals and experienced instructors.
PlaySpace (10 miles)
Bristol
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)
Bristol
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.
Motion Ramp Park (10 miles)
Bristol
Motion Ramp Park Motion is the South West’s leading indoor skatepark, consisting of a large warehouse containing a selection of quarter pipes, jump boxes and beginner ramps suitable for a whole spectrum of abilities.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Bath 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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