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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Somerset and Bristol

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 615 fun things to do in Somerset and Bristol for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Bristol, Bath, Yeovil and Wells. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 376 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Somerset and Bristol day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Somerset and Bristol with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Aerial view of Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool in Street

Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool

  • Street
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool Offering a vast 30m x 12m main pool plus a shallow, semi-circular kids' pool, but also an awesome splash park play area...

Ruins of Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey

  • Glastonbury
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Glastonbury Abbey can be found within 36 acres of beautiful parkland in the ancient market town of Glastonbury, and has plenty to offer every visitor...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

Glastonbury Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Glastonbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If your gang of pirates have a taste for treasure, the Glastonbury Treasure Hunt Trail will be the perfect day out. Just don’t forget your thinking c...

Man wakeboarding at Middlemoor Water Park in Woolavington

Middlemoor Water Park

  • Woolavington
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

A super friendly crew of aquatic masters offering expert tuition to get you started on their water ski, wakeboard, jet ski and karting facilities! Ev...

Swimming pool at Wells Leisure Centre

Wells Leisure Centre

  • Wells
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Wells Leisure Centre boasts a 25m swimming pool but also a dedicated family interactive pool with lots of fun little water play features to add to th...

Family talking to a woman dressed up at The Roman Baths

The Roman Baths

  • Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step into the world of Ancient Rome at the historic Roman Baths! Take your little ones on a journey through time and walk in the footsteps of the Rom...

Kids on Spy Mission Treasure Trail

The Bath Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Join Agent Templeton on The Bath Spy Mission Treasure Trail. See the sites of Bath while cracking  the case of the ballistic buns. Good luck! Sally L...

Photo credit Daniel Watkiss

We The Curious

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

We The Curious is an interactive, intergalactic charity with a focus on play, asking questions and sparking your curiosity. The centre has two floors...

Snacks at Playzone Bridgwater

Play @ Brewers Fayre

  • Bridgwater
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Want to enjoy some yummy family meal and with a great separate kids play area? Then make sure you head down to Play @ Brewers Fayre can be found at t...

Toddler soft play area at Safari Tots in Somerton

Safari Tots5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Somerton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Safari Tots is an indoor play area aimed at children from 0 to 10 years. The giant play frame consists of a two lane whizz slide, crawl tube, danglin...

Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Wells
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

With a tour of the beautiful caverns, plus over 20 family-friendly attractions, a visit to Wookey Holes Caves just keeps on giving! Your kids will ha...

Toddler soft play area at The Square in Wells

The Square5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wells
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Somerset's newest indoor soft play centre, The Square offers a great time for both kids and their parents. Two fantastic, separate areas, based on ag...

A family doing an activity in an Escape Hunt room

Escape Hunt Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bring adventure into your next family day out with an escape room experience at Escape Hunt Bristol! A heart-racing puzzle to solve, 60 minutes on th...

Part of the soft play at Ocean Adventures

Ocean Adventurers

  • Cheddar
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Dive into soft play fun at Ocean Adventurers Soft Play in Cheddar, with dedicated areas based on age, amazing interactive features and an exciting un...

Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park covers approximately 42 acres and a County wildlife site, there are many different sections to Apex, including fishing...

Street view of The Blake Museum in Bridgwater

The Blake Museum

  • Bridgwater
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Blake Museum is dedicated to the historic market town and port of Bridgwater, first mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086! The museum is housed...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

The Wells Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If you're looking for something different to do with the kids, look no further than theWells self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Clear directi...

Ceiling of Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral

  • Wells
  • Indoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Wells Cathedral is a living community of prayer and hospitality that also welcomes visitors of all ages and denominations to come and explore some fa...

People playing croquet at The Bishops Palace in Wells

The Bishop's Palace

  • Wells
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Looking for a great day out? Head down to The Bishop’s Palace and Gardens in Wells, where you’ll feel like royalty for the day! Stroll through the RH...

Field at Hood Archery in Axbridge

Hood Archery

  • Axbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Ever wanted to give archery a go? At Hood Archery activity centre in Axbridge you can do just that AND you can also travel through time and around th...

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