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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Shepton Mallet, Somerset and Bristol

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 653 fun things to do in Shepton Mallet for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 396 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Shepton Mallet 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 Shepton Mallet 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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Hullabaloo Soft Play Centre

  • Shepton Mallet
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Hullabaloo Soft Play Centre Hullabaloo is a fun, safe and clean indoor soft play centre for children 0 to 12, with a baby and toddlers area, as well...

Shepton Mallet Lido

  • Shepton Mallet
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool, tucked away just off an unprepossessing residential street in Shepton Mallet, is a fantastic place to take the kids for...

East Somerset Railway

  • Shepton Mallet
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Enjoy East Somerset Railway's 5 mile round journey through the rolling Mendip countryside. Ride the train, have a look around and ride the train agai...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wookey Hole Caves4.75 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...



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Nunney Castle

  • Nunney
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Nunney Castle is a striking and picturesque moated castle, wich was built in the 1370s. Bring your little knights and princesses here to explore the...

Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn

  • Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Cowtastic Playbarn at Farrington's Farm offers a fun-filled day out, no matter the weather.  Explore a 6000+ sq.ft. indoor play barn, featuring skywa...

Walled Garden at Mells

  • Mells
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Walled Garden at Mells is set in the historic Somerset village of Mells, a short distance from Bath and the pretty market town of Frome. The Walled G...

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...

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...

Go Bananas Soft Play Centre

  • Radstock
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

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 is a separate play...

Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre

  • Bath
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Writhlington Climbing Wall is an 8 meter high, 16 top rope indoor climbing wall. There are 42 climbing routes ranging from Grade 4 (beginner) to 7A+...

Radstock Museum

  • Radstock
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Radstock Museum is home to the collection of the Radstock, Midsomer Norton and District Museum Society and celebrates the history and heritage of the...

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...

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...

Haynes International Motor Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Yeovil
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The prestigious Haynes International Motor Museum at Sparkford in Somerset offers an excellent day out for everyone. With more than 400 cars and bike...

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...

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