Vivary Golf Course (< 1 mile)
Vivary Golf Course
Their 18 hole mini golf course is both challenging and great fun for all the family.
Museum of Somerset (< 1 mile)
Museum of Somerset
An underfloor Plesiosaur, the largest collection of Roman coins ever discovered in Britain and a chilling recreation of the infamous Bloody Assizes: you’ll find them all here! The museum tells the county's story from prehistoric times to the present day, using real objects, interactive games and film projections.
Somerset Cricket Museum (< 1 mile)
O'Bridge Brewers Fayre (1 miles)
O'Bridge Brewers Fayre
Multi-levelled adventure play centre attached to pub - in the Wacky Warehouse style - good to combine with a family meal
Aj'z Play and Party Centre (2 miles)
Aj'z Play and Party Centre
We are a play and party centre located in the heart of Taunton. We open at 9.30am every morning and close at 6.00pm every evening, so there’s plenty of time to come after school!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Taunton (2 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Taunton
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Hollywood Bowl has 21 lanes!
Hestercombe Gardens (3 miles)
With over fifty acres of lakes, temples, cascades, woodland walks, formal terraces, vivid colours and views that take your breathe away. They also have a small, safe Children’s Play Area for the under 7s.
Sheppys Cider Farm and Museum (3 miles)
Sheppys Cider Farm and Museum
We are proud to share with visitors from far and wide our beautiful farm and orchards, and to show you as much as possible of how and where we make our delicious ciders.
Fyne Court Nature Reserve (5 miles)
Fyne Court Nature Reserve
Featuring nature and way marked trails, dragonfly pond, stream for paddling and grassy areas for traditional play plus a folly that looks like a small castle which is a great base for games.
The Blake Museum (9 miles)
The Blake Museum
A quaint museum boasting battle of Sedgemoor relics, a maritime Robert Blake room, John Chubb picture gallery and various education exhibits and temporary displays.
Phafals Childrens Fun and Play (9 miles)
Great Wood (10 miles)
Enjoy the freedom of space as you explore the forest on foot or by bike. Well surfaced forest tracks means there’s plenty to discover with buggies or wheelchairs. Make a day of it: bring a picnic or use one of our BBQs.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington (10 miles)
The Walled Gardens of Cannington
The gardens have classic and contemporary features such as; the 'hot' herbaceous border; the blue garden; a sub-tropical walk; and a Victorian style fernery, amongst others. There is also a botanical glasshouse where arid, sub-tropical and tropical plants can be seen.
Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool (10 miles)
Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool
Heated outdoor pool with fun sessions and water walking (pre booking essential) where you cross the pool inside a giant ball!
The Willow Play Village (10 miles)
The Willow Play Village
A great indoor play area; drop'n'shop, afterschool, and other deals all available for a brilliant visit (of fantastic value too!)
Playzone (11 miles)
Multi-levelled adventure play centre attached to pub - in the Wacky Warehouse style - good to combine with a family meal
Ferne Animal Sanctuary (11 miles)
Ferne Animal Sanctuary
Nature trails, picnic spots and the opportunity to see acres full of beautiful animals.
Chard Museum (11 miles)
Detailed and fascinating collections of exhibits about local history from the Stone Age onward including lots of Dening agricultural equipment, the story of John Stringfellow's powered flight in 1848 and James Gillingham's innovative prosthetics.
Middlemoor Water Park (13 miles)
Middlemoor Water Park
This unique water sports centre with water ski, wakeboard, jet ski and karting facilities also has it's own fully licensed clubhouse overlooking the lake. A varied menu is available (and a barbecue area is situated next to the clubhouse).
Forde Abbey House and Gardens (14 miles)
Forde Abbey House and Gardens
A historical and educational visit made fun through the great effort invested in their Children's Packs, which keep families interested and entertained while they learn.
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park (15 miles)
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park
Covering approximately 42 acres and a County wildlife site, there are many different sections to Apex, including fishing, a skate park, BMXing and many walking routes.
Playdome Indoor Play (16 miles)
Playdome Indoor Play
An indoor play area with three designated areas for babies, toddlers and juniors up to the age of 10.
Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust (16 miles)
Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust
The Museum Contains relics from the former Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway which ran from Bath to Bournemouth with branchlines to Highbridge, Burnham on Sea, Wells and Bridgwater. All finally closing in 1966.
Kool For Kids (16 miles)
Kool For Kids
Is a large indoor multi level adventure play area.
Classic fun from a football area and awesome slides to a sit on zip line. Separate area for under 3s to keep them safe from the rampage, with play ball pool, slide, sit on toys and more.
Safari Tots (16 miles)
Soft play frame with many features including whizz slide, crawl tube and spinning discs. Also has a dedicated toddler version and a baby arena. Outdoor area open in summer months with games, picnic tables and bouncy castle.
Crewkerne and District Museum (16 miles)
Axminster Museum (16 miles)
Located in the courtroom of the old Police station built around 1860, discover Axminster's history!
Monsters Mansion (17 miles)
We are a children's indoor soft play centre in Tiverton, Mid-Devon, so come along and join in the FUN indoors and out!
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum (17 miles)
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum
Be amazed by this huge fun collection! See nostalgic vintage radios and TVs, enjoy your favourite programmes through TV and radio related toys, books, games full size characters and more: a wonderful experience for all the family!
Blue Anchor Railway Museum (18 miles)
Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool (18 miles)
Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool
30x12m main Pool, semi-circular childrens Pool and separate Splash Area with fountains and water jets. Great idea if you're looking for great family days out in Somerset
Tiverton Castle (18 miles)
'Few buildings evoke such a feeling of history as venerable Tiverton Castle, which celebrated its 900th anniversary in 2006.'
Tiverton Museum (19 miles)
'Come along and explore some of our outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon, its environment and the people who have lived and worked here.'
Escot (19 miles)
Ottery St Mary
is 220 acres of natural woodlands where you can meet our resident otters, wild boar, red squirrels, peacocks and birds of prey. Discover hidden forest playgrounds, our world-class maze and a knee-trembling drop slide. The indoor play barn delights toddlers and the Coach House Restaurant serves delicious food and snacks.
Jungle Jungle Indoor Play Centre (19 miles)
Jungle Jungle Indoor Play Centre
The wildest indoor adventure land for all explorers! Enjoy the challenges of an indoor adventure-land. Jungle Jungle’s specifically designed playground means that even the youngest can explore in a safe and secure environment.
Dunster Forest and Estate (19 miles)
Dunster Forest and Estate
Go down to the woods today and explore our beautiful forest, see wildlife, try the adventure play area, walk or cycle waymarked trails or learn about our tall trees: including the tallest tree in England!
Animal Farm Adventure Park (19 miles)
Burnham on Sea
Animal Farm Adventure Park
The full package: animal to pet and feed, indoor play barn, outdoor rides and a surprisingly wide range of activities and amusements, you're in for a good day!
Dunster Castle (19 miles)
The site of the castle, which dates back to Norman times, the house and gardens provide a great space to explore with the whole family! Come along and discover the diversity of the wildlife in the gardens, find out about bats and find the secret passage way in the house!
Glastonbury Abbey (19 miles)
36 acres of beautiful parkland and history for every visitor to enjoy. Visit what was the largest and richest abbey in England for an amazing experience.
Dunster Water Mill (19 miles)
Dunster Water Mill
The West Country's finest working water mill, built in 1680, the mill is set in magnificent surroundings alongside the River Avill overlooking Exmoor National Park, only minutes from Dunster Castle and High Street.
Fun City at Brean Leisure Park (19 miles)
Fun City at Brean Leisure Park
From thrill rides to kids rides, you’ll discover over 40 different attractions; stacks of fun for all ages! The South West’s largest free to enter Theme Park: you only pay if you ride!
Somerset Rural Life Museum (19 miles)
Somerset Rural Life Museum
The magnificent fourteenth-century Abbey Barn is the centrepiece of the Somerset Rural Life Museum. The barn and the farm buildings surrounding the courtyard contain displays illustrating the tools and techniques of farming in Victorian Somerset. Unusual local activities like willow growing, mud horse fishing, peat digging and cider making are included.
Quad World (19 miles)
Come to multi award-winning Quad World where everyone can join in the fastest growing sport in the UK! Never tried a quad before?, No problem! You will get full tuition on a one-to-one basis and full protective clothing.
Rug Ratz Indoor Play Centre (20 miles)
Rug Ratz Indoor Play Centre
With three separate play areas, babies, toddlers and bigger children can all play safely in their own designated play zones. The multi level areas are packed with mazes, slides, ropeways, ball pools and much, much more.
Fleet Air Arm Museum (20 miles)
Fleet Air Arm Museum
- representing the flying arm of the Royal Navy. With four exhibition halls, over ninety aircraft and over 2 million records and 30 thousand artefacts the Museum is the world's second largest naval aviation Museum.
Exmoor Treasure Trail (20 miles)
Exmoor Treasure Trail
Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Exmoor? Don't just wander around aimlessly, do a Treasure Trail! These fun treasure hunts will teach you fascinating facts about the area and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a fun family walk in the fresh air and solve an intriguing mystery at the same time.
West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre (20 miles)
West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre
The West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre is a dual based sports centre within the West Somerset Community College. The Centre Offer's a wide range of Activities.
Devon Railway Centre (21 miles)
Devon Railway Centre
offers a unique interactive fun rail experience with unlimited train rides around the centre and opportunities for you to become involved! Children can even clip the tickets and wave the flag to start the trains.
Butlins - Minehead (21 miles)
Butlins - Minehead
Over 50 FREE things to do and see including: Sub-tropical Splash Waterworld - Children's Play Areas - Great Shows - Funfair - with rides for all Sports Facilities PLUS so much more.Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Somerset.
Minehead Eye (21 miles)
Check out our Bouldering Cave the most exciting thing to come to Minehead since we opened!! Bouldering is low level climbing without ropes. As well as that we are also an Indoor Skatepark and BMX Park, Games Consoles, ITsuite, DJ facilities, Pool, Table tennis and Football, Music Studios, Cafe, and all sorts of events! All equipment available to hire. You can even leave the kids there until 10pm
Thanks for all the great things to do in Taunton 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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