Laser Fusion (< 1 mile)
Awesome laser tag arena with cool features to hdd behind and interact with, plus of course the high tech phasor laser and equipment packs. Ready, aim, blast em to to bits! Zero contact, ideal for gamers.
Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf (< 1 mile)
Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf
Two great 18 hole adventure golf courses - dare you to putt your way through our jungle course, complete with the live active volcano?
Bristol Ferry Boat Co (< 1 mile)
Bristol Ferry Boat Co
Bristol Ferries run services every day of the year except Christmas Day. Catch one of our timetabled boats and use it like a bus or simply sit on board for a round trip and take in the sights and sounds of Bristol's past and present. Swans, ducks and geese quacking. Cormorants fanning their wings... Look...
Bristol City Museum Under 7s Gallery (< 1 mile)
Bristol City Museum Under 7s Gallery
Younger visitors can tell stories in the crystal cave, act out a performance on stage, bring stories to life using puppets, make a pot or try the animuddle game: just some of the activities for your child to enjoy in their own mini museum. Awesome!
Easton Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Easton Leisure Centre
Leisure Centre with a 25-metre pool, learner pool, and the only fun flume in Bristol!
The Georgian House Museum (< 1 mile)
The Georgian House Museum
18th century, six storey townhouse displayed as it might have looked when John Pinney and his slave Pero lived there. Loads to see and imagine as you stand within the rooms in this museum open from 19 April 2014 to end October 2014.
Brandon Hill Park (< 1 mile)
Brandon Hill Park
Does not boast a great many facilities, but is an excellent place to spot and even feed the huge number of squirrels the area supports.
At-Bristol (< 1 mile)
With hundreds of action-packed exhibits to explore, explosive live shows and a Planetarium, At-Bristol is one of the UKâs biggest and most exciting interactive science centres.
Thereâs always something new for the whole family to discover in At-Bristol, so visit the website to find out...
Flying Saucers The Painting Pottery Cafe (< 1 mile)
Flying Saucers The Painting Pottery Cafe
Bristol's largest and only dedicated Painting Pottery Cafe. We've over 100 pottery items to choose from and sit and paint, and once fired, the items are fully usable. It's perfect for capturing baby's footprints or toddler's handprints, or just letting kids of ALL ages make their own...
Bristol Aquarium (< 1 mile)
offers over 40 living displays featuring fascinating marine life from around the world, from sharks to tropical seahorses.
Portico Play (< 1 mile)
Come with your under 5s and enjoy the play kitchens, the dressing up, the steering wheels, the magnetic wall and lots more.
Pirate Petes Walking Tour (< 1 mile)
Pirate Petes Walking Tour
Discovering Bristols turbulent pirate history with Pirate Pete as your guide on this walking tour suitable for buggies.
Curious About Bristol (< 1 mile)
Curious About Bristol
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 great maritime city. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Motion Ramp Park (< 1 mile)
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.
Felix Road Adventure Playground (< 1 mile)
Felix Road Adventure Playground
Indoor and outdoor play with a wide range of good quality equipment and plenty of free play space. The outdoor seating is nicely shaded. Children must register on arrival but access is free.
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club (< 1 mile)
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.
PlaySpace (< 1 mile)
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?
M Shed (< 1 mile)
Explore 3 galleries of local history and information including a Thecodontosaurus and buried treasure! Plus actually ride the crane, train and boat exhibits!
Bristol and Bath Railway Path (< 1 mile)
Bristol and Bath Railway Path
13 mile 3 metre wide tarmac cycle trail along a disused railway line from Bristol to Bath with lots to see on the way.
The Matthew of Bristol (< 1 mile)
The Matthew of Bristol
A replica of the English ship that discovered North America in 1497, The Matthew is available to visit in the Bristol Floating Harbour and you can take a trip out on her as well.
Brunels SS Great Britain (1 miles)
Brunels SS Great Britain
Step back in time when you board Brunelâs ss Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend under water below the glass âseaâ to discover the...
St Werburghs City Farm (1 miles)
St Werburghs City Farm
Provides high quality educational, recreational and environmental services and resources within a working farm. Kids can get up close with some of the animals, and they have regular events and activity days.
Bristol Packet Boat Rides (1 miles)
Bristol Packet Boat Rides
A wonderful selection of differing cruises, ranging from a quick trip around the floating harbour to a full excursion under the Clifton Bridge, through Avon Gorge and down the Bristol Channel!
Windmill Hill City Farm (1 miles)
Windmill Hill City Farm
The Farm provides a beautiful green oasis in the heart of the city. They run courses, events and workshops. We have a fantastic cafe, farm shop, adventure playground, gardens and our animals include a variety of goats, sheep, pigs and poultry
Bristol Zoo Gardens (1 miles)
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Vast animal kingdom adventure plus ZooRopia aerial ropes course, water play area and aquarium. In the new Gorilla Island house, they are directly above you on super tough glass!
Rimandos Soft Play Coffee Lounge (1 miles)
Clifton Observatory (1 miles)
A natural cave with viewing platforms, unparalleled views over the local scenery and the only formal Camera Obscura in England.
AMF Avonmeads (2 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Dame Emily Park (2 miles)
Dame Emily Park
Facilities include a dog-free playground for the under 10s together with a zip wire for older children; five a side football and basketball courts and a Permitted Graffiti Wall, plus it's right next to the Deane Lane Swimming Pool.
The Clifton Suspension Bridge (2 miles)
The Clifton Suspension Bridge
Designed by the great Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel the bridge provides spectacular views over the pretty Avon Gorge. It's a great place to walk across and see how high you are above the traffic and the river. Feel and see it move with the traffic!
University of Bristol Botanic Gardens (2 miles)
University of Bristol Botanic Gardens
A beautiful garden filled with a huge diversity of plants, including many exotic species set in inspirational displays. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh
iplay (2 miles)
Come and try out our two storey bespoke play frame that includes giant balls, slides and ball pits with a separate under 3 section.
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Soft Play Centre (2 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.
Boing (2 miles)
Indoor play facility for the under 5s, with messy play, building section, and custom built soft play structure within sight of the cafe tables. Breastfeeding friendly
Bristol Disc Golf (2 miles)
Bristol Disc Golf
10 holes of quirky disc golf, fun for kids without experience and very satisfying it you've got a good aim. Basically one throws the frisbee like disc toward the flag rather than the classic club and ball.
Ashton Court Estate (2 miles)
Ashton Court Estate
Country park and mansion with 850 acres of woodland and grassland and many opportunities to get back to nature and activities for families to enjoy.
Wot Pots (3 miles)
is a new pottery studio based in Westbury Wildlife Park. Here we run both pottery painting and a wide range of clay workshops.
Noahs Ark Soft Play Centre (3 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.
Hengrove Park (3 miles)
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
Hengrove Play Park (3 miles)
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.
Castaways Indoor Play (3 miles)
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. Thereâs also a ball pit which is another great place to hide from Mum or Dad.
Oldbury Court Estate (3 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.
Blaise Castle and Play Area (4 miles)
Blaise Castle and Play Area
Castle, museum, 2 age zoned play areas and some truly beautiful woodland walks, this is a great day out for all age groups.
Hartcliffe Farm (4 miles)
Small free city farm in Bristol with farm animals to meet, an aviary plus a kiddies corner for younger children to play.
Pirate Bay Adventure Golf (4 miles)
Pirate Bay Adventure Golf
Elaborately fun yet accessible adventure golf. Putt your way around this fun filled theme park setting and when you cross onto the islands on the rafts and boats, watch out for the alligators!
Fuzzy Eds at The Wishing Well (4 miles)
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 (4 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Lawrence Weston Community Farm (4 miles)
Lawrence Weston Community Farm
Provides a range of innovative and exciting, educational, social, environmental, economic and recreational activities; plus the animals besides.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Cribbs Causeway (4 miles)
Hop Skip and Jump (5 miles)
Hop Skip and Jump
A special play and support centre for children with special needs and their families.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Bristol 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 Gloucestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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