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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Somerset and Bristol

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 613 fun things to do in Somerset and Bristol for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Bath, Bristol and Ilminster. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 375 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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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...

Jolly Jumpers Playzone

  • Bridgwater
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jolly Jumpers Playzone keeps its promise with a healthy dose of jolly good fun, as well as plenty of play for your little jumpers. Kids inevitably ma...

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...

Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Are you ready for your next mission? Transform a regular day in Cardiff into a real-life adventure with a Spy Mission Treasure Trail! Your kids will...

Burnham Beach

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Sun, sea and a lovely day at the beach - it's the perfect way to spend your summer holidays....or any other warm day of the year! Get the kids ready...

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...

Cannington Golf Centre

  • Bridgwater
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Cannington Golf Centre is a nine hole, 18-tee golf course plus undercover, fully automated floodlit driving range where children and non-members are...



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Berrow Beach

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The kids love going to the beach? We've got the perfect place for you! Pack all your spades, buckets and rakes and get ready to build a sand castle a...

Animal Farm Adventure Park1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

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

The key attraction apart from the animals has to be the all-weather play barn which attracts many local families and holiday makers, giving children...

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...

Mendip Activity Centre3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Churchill
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

At Mendip Activity Centre there are so many fun ways to spend your family  day out. The centre offers everything from frisbee golf to kayaking, tobog...

Brean Play

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Brean Play is a fantastic new indoor play centre that opened in July 2014 and located atBrean Leisure Park. Just 10 mins from M5 Junction 22. With 3...

Brean Theme Park2.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

The South West’s largest theme park has over 40 fantastic rides and attractions including thrilling roller-coasters and family friendly boat rides, d...

Brean Splash

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Brean Splash offers the ultimate indoor or outdoor water based fun! This huge waterpark as an indoor splash zone for those days when it’s just too co...

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...

Fleet Air Arm Museum

  • Ilchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The regal Fleet Air Arm Museum is devoted to the flying arm of the Royal Navy, and holds many thousands of objects, ranging from complete aircraft, t...

Court Farm Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • 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...

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