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Best Lakes In Bristol

We've rounded up the best lakes in Bristol in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 4 Bristol lakes to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the lakes 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

Picnic tables at Pen-y-fan Pond in Caerphilly

Pen-y-fan Pond

  • Caerphilly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pen-y-fan Pond is one of the last remaining canal feeder reservoirs in Wales. This popular summertime family destination offers safe, flat, open spac...

Boat in lake at Cotswold Water Park in Cirencester

Cotswold Water Park & Beach

  • Cirencester
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

The Cotswold Water Park is an area of about 40 square miles, featuring more than 150 lakes, set across the countryside crossing borders at Wiltshire,...

Grey cygnets at Stanton Park in Swindon

Stanton Park

  • Swindon
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Just a few minutes drive from Swindon lays Stanton Park, a beautiful local nature reserve and 74 hectare country park. The extensive woodland and lar...

Camp fire at Bryngarw Country Park in Bridgend

Bryngarw Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bridgend
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bryngarw Country Park has oodles of woodland to explore, loads of grassland offering space to play family games, formal gardens for a floral aunter a...

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