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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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Bikers at Slades Farm Skate Park in Bournemouth

Slades Farm Skate Park

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Slades Farm Skate Park is a family skate park for in blading, roller skating and BMXing! It's unsupervised so be sure to keep an eye on them and also...

Hollywood Bowl Bournemouth Branksome

Hollywood Bowl Bournemouth Branksome

  • Poole
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Head to Hollywood Bowl Poole Branksome for a game of 10-pin bowling the whole family can enjoy. From novice to expert, both tots and their grandparen...

Wacky Warehouse Churchill

Wacky Warehouse Churchill

  • Swindon
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Get ready for crazy, wacky fun at Wacky Warehouse - Churchill! This large multi-level soft play frame will have your kids running around, exploring a...

Boys at Footgolf at Basset Down Golf Complex at Swindon

Footgolf at Basset Down Golf Complex

  • Swindon
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Take the kids out for a game of footgolf at the Football Golf Course at Basset Down Golf Complex. With 18 holes to conquer and lots of natural obstac...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

Bournemouth Gardens Treasure Hunt Trail1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take a break from the seven seas and bring your band of scallywags to the Bournemouth Gardens Treasure Hunt Trail. There’s a gold doubloon or two in...

Entrance to Waie 2 Play in Crediton

Waie 2 Play

  • Crediton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Waie 2 Play Set beside The Waie Inn this is a bright, safe indoor play facility incorporating multi level climbing frames, racing and tube slides, cl...

Soft play frame at Studley Grange Garden and Leisure Park in Swindon

Studley Grange Craft Village & Butterfly World

  • Swindon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Studley Grange Craft Village and Butterfly World has 2 attractions at one venue so there is plenty to do and see with the kids. There are loads of cr...

Girl horse riding at Rein and Shine in Braydon

Rein and Shine

  • Braydon
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Can I ride a pony? Yes you can! Pony riding and pony games at Rein and Shine are always fun and exciting. From beginners upwards, you will enjoy bein...

People go kart racing at Matchams Karting in Ringwood

South Coast Karting

  • Ringwood
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Go along for the ride at South Coast Karting, Hampshire. Let your kids be speedsters for the day at a professional race course designed by racers for...

Horse and rider jumping at Dean Riding Stables in Parracombe

Dean Riding Stables

  • Parracombe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

The BHS and ABRS approved Dean Riding Stables offer tuition and escorted hacking for all ages and ability levels, especially welcoming of the novice...

Girl on blaster boat at Adventure Wonderland in Christchurch

Adventure Wonderland3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Christchurch
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Take a trip around the world and into your imagination even, at Adventure Wonderland. Wild settings and over 30 rides will have your family dashing t...

Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth

Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Lollipops Soft Play Cafe Bournemouth offers a fun, safe, clean and friendly haven to parents, carers and children alike. The inviting coffee shop ena...

Front half of aircraft at Bournemouth Aviation Museum in Christchurch

Bournemouth Aviation Museum

  • Christchurch
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

What kid wouldn't want to sit at the controls of a real aircraft? Well here, there is a fab lot of military and civilian planes. Loads of other flyin...

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