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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Wells

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 649 fun things to do in Wells 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 – 399 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Wells 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 Wells 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

Swimming pool at Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool

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...

Spiderman at Hullabaloo Soft Play Centre in Shepton Mallet

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cliff at Cheddar Caves and Gorge

Cheddar Caves and Gorge

  • Cheddar
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

The biggest, most dramatic gorge in Britain, with cliffs rising to 450ft and two beautiful stalactite caverns! The 3 mile long Cheddar Gorge, created...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Cheddar Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cheddar
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The hunt for cheesy treasure is on! With its ancient market square, famous limestone gorge and the promise of something yummy to pop on a cracker, 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...

Steam train at East Somerset Railway in Shepton Mallet

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...

Cowtastic Farm Park and Playbarn

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...

Race track at Mendips Raceway in Shipham

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...

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...

Outside view of Radstock Museum

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...

Keynsham Leisure Centre

Keynsham Leisure Centre

  • Keynsham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

If your kids love soft play, you should definitely take them to Better  Keynsham Leisure Centre! The refurbished centre features an action-packed sof...

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