Trowbridge Museum (< 1 mile)
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 (< 1 mile)
Hope Nature Centre (2 miles)
Hope Nature Centre
A lovely animal centre with lots of animals to see and wonderful walks. Visit the squirrel's tea room too.
Farleigh Hungerford Castle (3 miles)
Farleigh Hungerford Castle
Partially ruined fortified mansion and gardens to explore with a variety of family friendly events and activities.
Boomerang Play Centre (4 miles)
The American Museum in Britain (6 miles)
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.
Prior Park Landscape Gardens (6 miles)
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...
Woodland Adventurers (7 miles)
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.
The Warminster Saddle Club (7 miles)
The Warminster Saddle Club
BHS approved offering lessons and children's holiday courses, plus seasonal specials include show jumping, dressage, the annual summer show and horse trials.
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre (8 miles)
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.
Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail
The fun way to explore the unspoilt medieval village of Lacock! Set in delightful Cotswold countryside, this self-guided walking Trail and puzzle is just one of over 25 brilliant family Trails in Wiltshire. Simply follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights!
Curious About Bath Spa (8 miles)
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.
Roman Baths and Museum (8 miles)
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 (8 miles)
Bath Boating Station (8 miles)
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!
Junction 21 Kids Play Centre (8 miles)
Junction 21 Kids Play Centre
Slides, ball pools, ropes, swings, nets, you name it and the kids can have fun with it; adventure play structures for big kids and small.
The Little Theatre Cinema (8 miles)
The Little Theatre Cinema
A quaint little picture house showing the best in mainstream, arthouse, foreign and independent film.
Bath Postal Museum (8 miles)
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.
Funways (8 miles)
Children’s activity centre and soft play in Warminster lots of attractions: 3 separate soft play areas; pool and table tennis room; Playstation move and computers. Activities for your amusement include
youth club, monthly disco nights,
bingo, classes with creche.
The Jane Austen Centre (8 miles)
The Jane Austen Centre
Learn more about the famous Jane Austen, visit the delightful Regency Tea Rooms and even make your own Regency Dress!
Fashion Museum (8 miles)
A World-class collection of contemporary and historical dress.
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf (8 miles)
Flying Saucers Pottery Painting Cafe (8 miles)
Flying Saucers Pottery Painting Cafe
is a pottery painting cafe. Simply pick your own pottery from our wide range of ready made pieces and paint and decorate it with your own design or pattern. There’s over 100 items to choose from, such as plates, mugs, moneyboxes, teapots or even a dinosaur or fairy!
Little Urchins Softplay (8 miles)
Little Urchins Softplay
is a Pirate themed indoor adventure play facility boasting three separate soft play areas for different age ranges and their huge pirate ship is the highlight of the show!
Royal Victoria Park (8 miles)
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
Bath City Farm (9 miles)
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.
Walled Garden at Mells (10 miles)
Walled Garden at Mells
An idyllic 17th century working garden dedicated to British plants with free entry. Welcomes families including dogs.
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (10 miles)
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park
Longleat is a perfect day out for all the family with its fantastic Animal Attractions, beautiful Stately Home and gardens, alongside its superb Safari Park . With its recent multi-million pound investment you can explore a whole world of new attractions including Penguin Island and Stingray Bay.
Go Bananas Soft Play Centre (10 miles)
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 (10 miles)
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre (10 miles)
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre
is a local community museum. Explore the past with Alfred the Great or Mr Brunel. Try dressing up as a Saxon peasant or a Victorian child. For under 5’s try Messy Monday or Noisy Friday. Everyone is welcome in our children’s holiday workshops.
Radstock Museum (10 miles)
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.
Rampnation Indoor Skatepark (10 miles)
Rampnation Indoor Skatepark
An indoor skatepark for scooters, inline skates, skateboards and BMX, for absolute beginners to advanced riders.
Nunney Castle (11 miles)
A French moated castle ruin in Somerset. Kids will love it, because it has all the qualities of a castle: a keep, a moat with fish in it, big thick walls and towers on each corner.
Bowood House & Gardens (11 miles)
Bowood House & Gardens
Children love Bowood! There's space to run and play and beautiful parkland and a waterfall to enjoy, but the main reason kids love Bowood is because it's home to one of the best adventure playgrounds in the country.
Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre (11 miles)
Atwell Wilson Motor Museum (12 miles)
Zany Zone Softplay (12 miles)
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.
Drive Tech Ltd (12 miles)
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.
Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play (12 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play
Indoor soft play centre with 3 level play frame and lots of equipment including slides, ball pit, and ride-ons.
White Horse Trekking Centre (12 miles)
White Horse Trekking Centre
BHS approved family friendly horse riding and lessons available year round, plus special seasonal jaunts which include Bluebell Rides and mock hunts.
Strawberry Line Miniature Railway (13 miles)
Jesters Adventure Play (13 miles)
Jesters Adventure Play
Offers all year round, all weather fun for children under 12 years old. With play over three levels, your kids can explore, play and make new friends in total safety whilst you relax.
Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park (13 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.
Dyrham Park (13 miles)
A late 17th century mansion, garden and deer park. A large estate full of great places to walk with the kids.
Avon Valley Railway (14 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.
Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn (14 miles)
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!
Kingswood Heritage Museum (15 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.
Uglybugs Softplay (15 miles)
Bright and colourful adventure softplay for the under 5s, with fun features and age appropriate challenges in a safe and comfortable environment.
East Somerset Railway (15 miles)
East Somerset Railway
(ESR) is an ex-Great Western Railway branch line running through the Mendip hills near Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. Steam trains run April - October and December with Santa Specials, with a 5-mile round trip. We have volunteer staff who are very knowledgeable and will give you all the help you need and...
Thanks for all the great things to do in Trowbridge 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 Wiltshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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