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
Family friendly boat trips, many varying themes and lengths so suitable for all age groups if you choose wisely.
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.
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 whatâs on!
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 colourful masterpiece.
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.
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.
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club (< 1 mile)
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club
Bouldering is climbing on short walls above crash mats without harnesses! Boulder Club is for 8 to 16 year olds; From a Taster through level 1 to 5. We proved instructors, logbooks and certificates as you progress through the levels. It’s a great environment to climb whilst having fun with friends.
PlaySpace (< 1 mile)
Has seven different play zones, all carefully designed to challenge and stimulate children aged from 0 to 10 years. Includes a huge multi-level soft play structure with giant wavy slide and a separate baby area.
Brunels SS Great Britain (1 miles)
Brunels SS Great Britain
Step back in time when you board Brunel’s 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 ‘sea’ to discover the world’s first great ocean liner.
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
Cruise around Bristol's historic harbour and on the Avon from Avonmouth to Bath, stopping at waterside pubs and tea gardens with entertaining commentary.
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
An adventure into an exciting animal kingdom set within 12 acres of beautiful grounds and award winning gardens. Plus ZooRopia aerial ropes course, water play area and varied exhibits.
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.
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.
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
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.
Blaise Castle and Play Area (4 miles)
Blaise Castle and Play Area
Castle, museum, two age sectioned play areas and some truly beautiful woodland walks, this is a great day out for all age groups.
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.
Bristol Bowlplex (4 miles)
Bowling is the perfect activity for any occasion whether it's a family get together, birthday party or special treat during the school holidays. We are the ideal all weather venue with much more than just bowling. So, can we interest you in The Great Indoors?
Horseworld (4 miles)
Features including grooming opportunities, an interactive museum, nature trail plus explore over eight acres of adventure, with indoor and outdoor activities galore.
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.
123 Jump Play Centre (5 miles)
123 Jump Play Centre
Featuring a fantastic play-frame, an enormous inflatable, an indoor football pitch and a zone just for toddlers. Adults are encouraged to go into the play frame with their kids, so wear socks!
Uglybugs Softplay (5 miles)
Bright and colourful adventure softplay for the under 5s, with fun features and age appropriate challenges in a safe and comfortable environment.
Kingswood Heritage Museum (5 miles)
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.
Riverside Leisure Club (5 miles)
Riverside Leisure Club
Includes Mayhem: a giant 4 storey high soft play area incorporating a bouncy castle, ball ponds, slides and much more. Also houses a heated indoor pool.
Mayhem (5 miles)
is a 4 storey high, soft play area incorporating a bouncy castle, ball ponds, slides and separate play area for under 5s.
Team Sport Bristol (5 miles)
Team Sport Bristol
From ages 8 up kids' sessions and parties are a great way to have fun and let tomorrow's budding stars shine. Kids are fully briefed and taught how to handle their specially adapted kart before they even touch the circuit.
Avon Valley Railway (5 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.
Wacky Warehouse Mill House (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Mill House
Indoor adventure soft play facility attached to a family friendly restaurant. Multi level play with enclosed toddler zone.
Oakham Treasures (6 miles)
- one of the largest privately owned museums of retail and farming history in the UK, Whether you are 8 or 80, you'll be fascinated by this vast and unique collection of memorabilia from the last century. There really is something for everybody, from the thousands of items in the historic stores, to the impressive display of vintage tractors and farm equipment.
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park (6 miles)
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.
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway (6 miles)
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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