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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Somerset and Bristol

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Somerset and Bristol in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 85 Somerset and Bristol parks and playgrounds to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the parks and playgrounds we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

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...

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...

Mendips Raceway

  • Shipham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Mendips Raceway has been open since 1969 and is home to some of the most exciting banger, stock car, and caravan racing in the UK! The oval racing ci...

The Walled Gardens of Cannington

  • Bridgwater
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

If you haven't yet visited The Walled Gardens, then you're in for a real treat.  Lying within the grounds of a medieval priory and many of its fine b...

Hope Nature Centre

  • Trowbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Fancy a peaceful escape to nature for your next family day out? Set within the stunning Southwick Country Park, the 15-acre Hope Nature Centre is the...

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  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Court Farm Country Park is Somerset’s top, award winning farm attractions. Kids can meet some of their favourite animals or ride a tractor around the...

Warren Farm Holiday Centre

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Zoom on down a zip wire at Warren Farm Holiday Centre and find yourself at a farm overflowing with fun. Go say hello to the of the adorable animals a...

Hestercombe Gardens

  • Taunton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Discover Somerset at Hestercombe Gardens and lose yourself (figuratively!) in 50 acres of lakes, temples, cascades and tranquil woodland walks, plus...



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Fyne Court Nature Reserve

  • Bridgwater
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fyne Court Nature Reserve has an interesting mix of woodland paths, fields, flat grassy areas and interesting old buildings to discover as you explor...

Puxton Park

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

From aerial climbing to the fast and furious slides, there is something for everyone including an indoor adventure play zone with loads of fun featur...

Montacute House

  • Montacute
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Montacute House was built at the end of the 16th century and is considered to be one of the most beautiful Elizabethan houses in England. Whether the...

Water Adventure Play Park

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

There’s more to a trip to the seaside than the beach at Weston-Super-Mark thanks to the Water Adventure Play Park. This seasonal splash pad has fount...

Tyntesfield

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Tyntesfield is a Spectacular Victorian Gothic Revival house amidst eminently explorable landscaped gardens and spacious parkland. The visitor centre...

Hunters Lodge Inn

  • Wincanton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for a family escape in beautiful Somerset? The Hunters Lodge Inn has everything you need for a memorable visit - large adventure playground,...

Hengrove Park

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Hengrove Park is a large open space that includes the biggest free Play Park in the south of England (4 acres!), plus a Wheels park for BMX riders an...

Ashton Court Estate

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ashton Court Estate is a Country park and mansion with 850 acres of woodland and grassland. The estate is host to many activities including an annual...

Stourhead

  • Stourton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The jewel in the Stourhead crown has to be the world-famous 18th-century landscape garden. A magnificent lake shimmering with reflections of classica...

Dame Emily Park

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Dame Emily Park Named after one of the last members of the Smyth family, which provided the land, this park is a peaceful, shady retreat in the middl...

Forde Abbey House and Gardens

  • Chard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Forde Abbey Historical House and Gardens is a lovely working, family estate, with a number of features that offer an enjoyable day out for all ages....

Brandon Hill Park

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Brandon Hill Park is one of Bristol's most popular picnic spots with plenty to interest everyone, panoramic views of the city, and spectacular sunset...

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