Take a look below for loads of fantastic things to do with kids in Bristol for you to browse easily & quickly. If you know of any other great attractions or family days out not listed below, please get in contact.

Things To Do & Days Out near Bristol

Laser Fusion (< 1 mile)
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Laser Fusion 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.
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Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf A really lavishly themed adventure golfing experience deep in the jungle, with 36 holes including the live volcano cave, spooky temple ruins, secret swamp and aztec features, plus sound effects too! Cool as!
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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...
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Easton Leisure Centre Leisure Centre with a 25-metre pool, learner pool, and the only fun flume in Bristol!
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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!
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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.
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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)
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At-Bristol With hundreds of action-packed exhibits to explore, explosive live shows and a Planetarium, At-Bristol is one of the UK's biggest and most exciting interactive science centres. There's always something new for the whole family to discover in At-Bristol, so visit the website to find out what's...
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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 babies' footprints or toddlers' handprints, or just letting kids of ALL ages make their own...
Bristol Aquarium (< 1 mile)
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Bristol Aquarium offers over 40 living displays featuring fascinating marine life from around the world, from sharks to tropical seahorses.
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Pirate Petes Walking Tour Discovering Bristols turbulent pirate history with Pirate Pete as your guide on this walking tour suitable for buggies.
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Curious About Bristol is a novel way to explore this great maritime city. Two treasure hunt style walks to keep everyone intrigued and involved: answer clues, match pictures, read stories and discover things you’ve never noticed before. Instantly Download or Buy from our website then explore at leisure.
Motion Ramp Park (< 1 mile)
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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.
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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!
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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)
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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?
M Shed (< 1 mile)
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M Shed Explore 3 galleries of local history and information including a Thecodontosaurus and buried treasure! Plus actually ride the crane, train and boat exhibits!
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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.
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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.
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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!
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St Werburghs City Farm City Farm providing 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.
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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.
Dame Emily Park (1 miles)
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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.
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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!
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Rimandos Soft Play Coffee Lounge A CCTV covered play area for the under 5s, with age appropriate features and plenty of soft surfaces for them to bounce off.
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Clifton Observatory A natural cave with viewing platforms, unparalleled views over the local scenery and the only formal Camera Obscura in England.
Hollywood Bowl (2 miles)
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Hollywood Bowl Kids versus kids? Little kids versus ‘big’ kids? The whole family can battle it out on one of our 26 bowling lanes or in the fun-filled amusement zone!
Clifton
The Clifton Suspension Bridge Designed by the great Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel the bridge provides spectacular views and the brave can whoosh back down on the rock slide! Plus Camera Obscura and Giants Cave!
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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 with kids.
iplay (2 miles)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!
Wot Pots (3 miles)
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Wot Pots is a little pottery studio based in the Westbury-on-Trym Widlife Park. Here we run a range of fun and inspiring clay workshops, pottery painting sessions and parties for all ages and abilities.
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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)
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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.
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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.
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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)
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Hartcliffe Farm Small free city farm in Bristol with farm animals to meet, an aviary plus a kiddies corner for younger children to play.
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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! Parties catered for.
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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.
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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!
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Lawrence Weston Community Farm Provides a range of innovative and exciting, educational, social, environmental, economic and recreational activities; plus the animals besides.
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AMF Hollywood Bowl Cribbs Causeway Offering not only 26 lanes of tenpin but also a karaoke zone, a juke box, Pink Pin Prize sessions and amusement arcade! Bonus!
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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.
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Kidz Play at Cribbs Causeway Large two-level play space for under 10s and a dedicated Little Tikes play area for toddlers under the age of three at this play space in the Cribbs Causeway Mall.
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123 Jump Play Centre Featuring a fantastic play-frame, an enormous inflatable, an indoor football pitch and a zone just for toddlers. Plus daily bonus activities!
Warmley
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!
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Uglybugs Softplay Bright and colourful adventure softplay for the under 5s, with fun features and age appropriate challenges in a safe and comfortable environment.
AirHop Bristol (5 miles)
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AirHop Bristol Awesome bouncing for Over 5s! With slam dunk hoops, dodgeball court, stunt jump foam pit, a Wipeout style sweeper challenge and the Battle Beam feature, plus 135 linked up tramps on floors and walls!
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Bristol as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Laser Fusion and Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Bristol can enjoy it too!

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