Days Out Somerset


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Great Wood
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Great Wood
Great Wood offers a great fun, cheap family day out! With over 627 hectares of woodland you can let the kids run free. We have a waymarked trail or plenty of well surfaced forest tracks for those with buggies or wheelchairs. Why not bring the bikes? Make a day of it by bringing a picnic or take advantage of one of our BBQs. Our picnic and BBQ...
The Walled Gardens of Cannington - Bridgwater
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The Walled Gardens of Cannington - Bridgwater
Located in the village of Cannington, Somerset, the Walled Gardens lie within the grounds of a medieval priory and many of its fine buildings, including the walls of the garden, remain. Having undergone extensive redevelopment, the gardens were officially opened by HRH the Earl of Wessex. Prince Edward in 2009 and have also been accredited as a...
Fyne Court Nature Reserve
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Fyne Court Nature Reserve
Fyne Court Nature Reserve has an interesting mix of woodland paths, fields, flat grassy areas and interesting old buildings to discover as you explore! There is a cobbled courtyard with picnic tables and a self serve information centre to use as your HQ, before setting off to enjoy the nature trails with accompanying leaflets and a handy...
Cannington Golf Centre
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Cannington Golf Centre
Cannington Golf Centre is a nine hole, 18-tee golf course plus undercover, fully automated floodlit driving range where children and non-members are welcome. Junior players are very welcome at Cannington Golf Centre, and they offer group and private lessons for children as young as 4 years old. Junior non-members can play on Saturday mornings...
Phafals Childrens Fun and Play - Bridgwater
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Phafals Childrens Fun and Play - Bridgwater
Phafal's Childrens Fun and Play 4 Fishermans Wharf West Quay Bridgwater Somerset TA6 3HL Telephone: 01278 459598
The Blake Museum
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The Blake Museum
The Blake Museum is dedicated to the historic market town and port of Bridgwater, first mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086! The museum is housed in a 16th century building on a quiet backstreet in Bridgwater that is reputed to be the birthplace of Robert Blake, who was Cromwell’s General at Sea. It is free to visit, making it an...
Playzone @ King Sedgemoor Inn - Bridgwater
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Playzone @ King Sedgemoor Inn - Bridgwater
PLAYZONE  (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Daily 11.30am - 8pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Please ring for details on party packages.Private parties with exclusive use of fun house are available. CHARGES    Free play if supervised. The Playzone, an indoor play facility, is ideal for the children...
The Willow Play Village - Bridgewater
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The Willow Play Village - Bridgewater
The Willow Play Village is open from the following times. Opening Times Monday – Saturday 9:30am – 6pm Sunday 10:30am – 5:30pm Bank Holidays 10.30am - 5.30pm Prices 4 and Over - £4.65 Under 4 - £3.65 Under 1 - £1.50 Adults - £1.50 (One adult free per child) Socks are to be worn at all...
The Fun Farm - Taunton
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The Fun Farm - Taunton
Every visitor can join in with the hands on animal feeding and ask the farmer anything about the animals from breeding them, feeding them to treating them if they are poorly. The farmer and his wife are always on hand to answer any questions you may have about farming and the countryside. In short, you can make  your visit as...
Hestercombe Gardens
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Hestercombe Gardens
Discover Somerset and lose yourself (figuratively!) in 50 acres of lakes, temples, cascades and tranquil woodland walks, plus formal terraces, vivid colours and outstanding views. One to take the camera along on! The restored 17th century watermill complex showcases the historic uses of renewable energy alongside the original working mill...
Middlemoor Water Park
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Middlemoor Water Park
A super friendly crew of aquatic masters offering expert tuition to get you started on their water ski, wakeboard, jet ski and karting facilities! Every kind of cool is offer at the fabulous Middlemoor Water Park! Once you've mastered the water skiing or wake boarding basics you'll be itching to try the 6 buoy slalom course; meanwhile the kids...
O'Bridge - Taunton
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O'Bridge - Taunton
FUN FACTORY  (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm. Saturday & Sunday 12noon - 8pm. PARTY PACKAGES Please ring for details on party packages. Private parties with exclusive use of fun house are available. CHARGES £2.00 per child unlimited play. Families are more than welcome to eat...
AJ'Z Activity Centre - Taunton
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AJ'Z Activity Centre - Taunton
We are a play and party centre located in the heart of Taunton. We open at 9.30am every morning and close at 6.00pm every evening, so there’s plenty of time to come after school! We have three separate areas, two for toddlers (under 4’s) and one for juniors (over 4’s). For toddlers we have a two...
Somerset Cricket Museum
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Somerset Cricket Museum
Somerset Cricket Museum can be found at the County Ground, and housed in a 500 year old Grade II listed building that is the only remaining building of the Augustinian Tauton Priory, which was siezed by King Henry VIII in 1539! The Museum is within walking distance of the main rail and bus stations, and can be found behind the Ondaatje Pavillion. ...
Racetrac
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Racetrac
Virtual driving and karting race venue. All driving abilities catered for and the Racetrac can be booked for private events. There are regular race driving competitive, open session racing. Racing from karting to full LMP2 Le mans performance levels. The positive feed back controls give a very responsive driving challenge in the safe environment...
Combe Sydenham Country Park - Taunton
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Combe Sydenham Country Park - Taunton
Combe Sydenham nestles in a hidden Exmoor Valley. The buildings give a very special opportunity to see history restored. The estate allows observation of unspoilt nature at its best.
Hollywood Bowl Taunton
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Hollywood Bowl Taunton
Boasting 22 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, fantastic food and drink and a family friendly environment for all ages. A great place to create wonderful memories and share fun times with family and friends. Opening Times Monday     10am - 11.30pm Tuesday     10am - 11.30pm Wednesday     10am - 11.30pm...
Rodeo Kids - Ride on toy ponies
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Rodeo Kids - Ride on toy ponies
Rodeo Kids is a UK-based company that hires and sells children's toy riding horses manufactured by PonyCycle. Whether you want to hire PonyCycles for your child's party, or would like to buy an extra special Birthday or Christmas gift, Rodeo Kids are the number one choice in the South West (UK) and beyond.
Museum of Somerset
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Museum of Somerset
Museum of Somerset An under-floor Plesiosaur, the largest collection of Roman coins ever discovered in Britain and a chilling recreation of the infamous Bloody Assizes – you’ll find them all at the Museum of Somerset!  Set in the heart of Taunton, the Museum of Somerset tells the county's story from prehistoric times to the...
Vivary Adventure Centre
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Vivary Adventure Centre
Vivary Adventure Centre is a different way to spend your day. Challenge your parents to a race on the climbing wall and test your limits on the high ropes course! Great for over 8s. Vivary Adventure Centre has lots of different activities available for all abilities and all age types. We just as that you are aged 8 or above. Bring your friends,...
Vivary Golf Course
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Vivary Golf Course
This scenic 18 hole mini golf course is both challenging and great fun for all the family, though it’s very tasteful: don’t let them go in expecting Crazy Golf, it’s loads of fun but it’s not plastered with plastic. It’s the traditional set up of trying to putt your ball around, through and over various obstacles and...
Sheppys Cider Farm and Museum - Taunton
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Sheppys Cider Farm and Museum - Taunton
Always living in Somerset, the Sheppy family still continues the ancient combination of farming with cider-making. The Museum contains many excellent farming and cider making exhibits, as well as tools from ...
The Anchor Inn - Hillfarrance
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The Anchor Inn - Hillfarrance
Our children's menu is a mixture of wholesome homemade favourites and the fail safe little people pleasers! We offer 2 sizes, Little Shipmates for 8 and under at £2.95 each and Big Shipmates for 12 and under for £4.95 each. Wherever possible we are delighted to offer smaller portions of some of our main meals. Coming from a big...
Secret World Wildlife Rescue
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Secret World Wildlife Rescue
Secret World Wildlife Rescue specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation and eventual release of orphaned and injured wild creatures. It is run entirely on donations and runs the only 24 hours wildlife rescue service in the South West of England. In each year approximately 4,000 wild animals are cared for by Secret World Wildlife Rescue. Together...
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park - Burnham-on-Sea
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Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park - Burnham-on-Sea
Covering over 42 acres, Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park offers visitors a chance to relax away from the bustle of Burnham's shopping centre and beach. Apex was once an area of clay digging where several pits were excavated and when these were later flooded, they became lakes which are now home ...
Bishops Lydeard Mill - Taunton
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Bishops Lydeard Mill - Taunton
Located in the Vale of Taunton Deane, Bishops Lydeard is a small village near the market town of Taunton. There were originally two mills in the village, Higher and Lower, supplying the area with flour. Higher mill has been subsequently demolished, leaving this excellent example of an overshot waterwheel at the lower mill. The Mill is open on : ...
Brean Leisure Park
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Brean Leisure Park
Welcome to one of the most exciting amusement parks in the UK - in fact, the largest Fun Park in the South West of England. Here at Brean in Somerset you’ll find leisure activities galore for family days out - and the kids will have so much FUN! Imagine 40 fantastic rides, from thrilling roller coasters (including our new Super Looper...
Animal Farm Adventure Park - Burnham-on-Sea
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Animal Farm Adventure Park - Burnham-on-Sea
Animal Farm Adventure Park was established in 1984 when an area of land was utilised from a larger farm to start a Rare Breeds Farm. Set on 23 acres on the Somerset levels behind Brean Sands and one mile from Berrow, the Farm nestles between the Mendips on one side, Brent Knoll on the other and the beach to the west. Originally the Farm opened...
Brean Play
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Brean Play
New large indoor play centre with separate distinct areas for toddlers and older children. Large cafe area serving Starbucks coffee. Party rooms and special events throughout the year. We are open daily 9.30am - 5.30pm. We are closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day Pricing: ...
Brean Splash - Burnham-on-Sea
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Brean Splash - Burnham-on-Sea
Our indoor splash complex features a 25m heated 6 lane swimming pool with a constant depth of 1.2m, and an indoor splash park with shooting water jets and fun water features, all in a temperature controlled heated environment. Brean Splash boasts large changing rooms with family changing areas, baby changers and full body...

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MUCHELNEY ABBEY
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MUCHELNEY ABBEY
Muchelney Abbey, which lies two miles south of Langport, was once a landmark in the Somerset Levels and still has much to offer its visitors – history lovers in particular will enjoy this fascinating site but there is also plenty for families to do. It was once a wealthy Benedictine house and the second oldest religious foundation in...
TropiQuaria Animal and Adventure Park - Watchet
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TropiQuaria Animal and Adventure Park - Watchet
Tropiquaria Zoo, award winning Animal and Adventure Park is a great day out for adults and children of all ages. Hold a snake or creepy crawly in the Tropical Hall, visit the amazing puppet show and the strange fish in the aquarium. For a nostalgic experience see the Radio Museum. Outside play for hours on the full-size pirate ships or in the...
Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust - Watchet
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Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust - Watchet
The Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust is dedicated to all matters relating to the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway (SDJR) and its associated undertakings. As well as collating information about the history of the line, the Trust is very active in keeping the spirit of the S&D alive with its...
Market House Museum
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Market House Museum
Market House Museum is located where the Esplanade meets Market Street and occupies the ground floor of Watchet's former Market House. Today the Museum houses many of the artefacts associated with the history and culture of Watchet and tells the story of local industry, the Sea and the People. Admission: No admission charge, but donations...
DAWS CASTLE
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DAWS CASTLE
The clifftop fortress of Daws Castle was founded by King Alfred to defend the people of Watchet against Viking attacks. BEFORE YOU GO Access: The walk from Watchet is challenging, so we recommend wearing sturdy footwear. The site is exposed with no shelter. Parking: Paid parking is available in Watchet. How to Find it: From Watchet...
CLEEVE ABBEY
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CLEEVE ABBEY
In Washford lies one of the undiscovered jewels of Somerset, providing an interesting day out for families and budding historians alike. The Cistercian abbey of Cleeve is a haven of peace and tranquillity, said to contain the finest cloister buildings in England. Visitors today can catch a glimpse of monastic life 800 years ago; although the...
Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool - Taunton
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Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool - Taunton
Welcome to Wivey Pool. Wiveliscombe Open Air Pool Wiveliscombe Taunton Somerset TA4 2TA Telephone: 01984 624720
Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool - Street
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Greenbank Heated Outdoor Pool - Street
30x12m main Pool, semi-circular childrens Pool and Splash Area with slide, fountains and water jets. Spacious lawn surrounds for a great family day out. Hot & cold drinks, sandwiches and confectionery on sale Adult (18+)     £4.80 Junior (2-17)     £3.80 Senior citizen     £3.10...
Wells Leisure Centre
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Wells Leisure Centre
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 the experience for the little ones. If you want to build up their skills as well as get them their fun and exercise there are swimming lessons available here too. There is also a sports centre on site...
Somerset Rural Life Museum - Glastonbury
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Somerset Rural Life Museum - Glastonbury
The Somerset Rural Life Museum is based in Glastonbury.  In the Abbey Farmhouse the social and domestic life of Victorian Somerset is described in reconstructed rooms and there is a lively events programme as well as regular temporary exhibitions.  There is also a tea room and museum shop.   The magnificent...
Rascals Children's Play and Party Venue - Weston Super Mare
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Rascals Children's Play and Party Venue - Weston Super Mare
A massive 7,000 square foot building filled with fun and adventerous activities for children, whilst a welcoming, quality environment for parents to enjoy watching their children develop their skills at play. Physical Development - Rascals offers great play value to promote physical activity and encourage exercise in a controlled and safe...
AJs Karting
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AJs Karting
AJs Karting They have special 160cc engine Junior Karts available for drivers over 4"3' (with adjustable seat if required) which go up to 40mph on their superb 3 level, 280m track! Whizz under, over and all around the track with other vehicles above and below you: surreal! There are Arrive And Drive sessions which as the name implies does...
Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare
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Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare
Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare which is now known as AJ's offers a great combination of activities, handy if you have kids of different ages! Raceway: children must be at least 4"3' to drive the junior karts and satisfy the Race Director that they can reach the pedals. The Raceway offers an amazing driving experience thanks to their...
Glastonbury Abbey
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Glastonbury Abbey
Visitor Attraction, Scheduled Ancient Monument and Church Romantic Ruins - Once the grandest and richest Abbey in England. A great Glastonbury experience awaits you here! Peaceful parkland - Such a special atmosphere within our 36 acres of Somerset parkland, ponds, orchard and wildlife areas. History brought to life by our...
MEARE FISH HOUSE
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MEARE FISH HOUSE
The only surviving monastic fishery building in England, Meare Fish House was the residence of Glastonbury Abbey's official in charge of the nearby lake and its fishery, and it provided facilities for fish-salting and drying. Read more about the history of Meare Fish House. BEFORE YOU GO Parking: There is free street parking available in...
GLASTONBURY TRIBUNAL
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GLASTONBURY TRIBUNAL
Glastonbury Tribunal is a fine, late 15th-century stone town house with an early Tudor façade and panelled interiors, once thought to have been the courtroom of Glastonbury Abbey. The Tribunal now houses a Tourist Information Centre and the Glastonbury Lake Village Museum, which contains dramatic finds from one of Europe’s most famous...
The Helicopter Museum - Weston-super-mare
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The Helicopter Museum - Weston-super-mare
The Worlds largest helicopter museum. Collection includes the Queens helicopters, the World speed record holder, the Vietnam veterans, a Russian gunship and many more. Helicopter air experience flight days held throughout the year where visitors can take to the skies for a 15 mile flight around the local coastline. Other events include seasonal...
Seaquarium Weston-Super-Mare
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Seaquarium Weston-Super-Mare
SeaQuarium Weston is situated on its own unique pier on Weston-super-Mare seafront. The aquarium showcases a range of freshwater, marine and tropical species from around the world in 10 different zones. There are over 30 exhibits including a Tropical Reef Zone with Puffer Fish, Rainforest River Zone with Piranha and Underwater Ocean Tunnel with...
Time Machine Museum - Weston-super-Mare
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Time Machine Museum - Weston-super-Mare
This friendly family museum caters for all ages. The displays range from the archaeology of the earliest inhabitants to the wildlife that you can find today. Other displays cover the local history of the area. The Seaside Holidays Gallery is a speciality of the museum, and the cottage next door is laid out as a landlady's lodging house of...
North Somerset Museum - Weston Super Mare
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North Somerset Museum - Weston Super Mare
This friendly family museum caters for all ages. The displays range from the archaeology of the earliest inhabitants to the wildlife that you can find today. Other displays cover the local history of the area. The Seaside Holidays Gallery is a speciality of the museum, and the cottage next door is laid out as a landlady's lodging house of...
Weston Miniature Railway - Weston-Super-Mare
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Weston Miniature Railway - Weston-Super-Mare
This railway has unfortunately now stopped running! Welcome to the Weston Miniature Railway Our 7 ¼ inch gauge miniature railway operates on the Beach Lawns, Marine Parade in the seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare. As well as a gentle ½ mile train ride behind steam and petrol locomotives,...
Grand Pier - Weston Super Mare
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Grand Pier - Weston Super Mare
Welcome to the ultimate 21st Century indoor theme park. We are open every day, except Christmas Day, so come hail, rain or shine, you’ll always get a warm welcome here at the Grand Pier. Whatever the weather is doing outside, it’s still fun, fun, fun on the inside. We offer our visitors some world-class rides and attractions and fun...
Water Adventure Play Park - Weston-super-Mare
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Water Adventure Play Park - Weston-super-Mare
The park is open all year round (except for grounds maintenance and extreme weather), with the splash pad running seasonally (weather dependant) from April to September. During summer 2015 the period of charging will operate from April to September (inclusive) from opening time until 5:00 p.m. The Park opens at 9.30 a.m. and closes at...
Weston-Super-Mare Treasure Trail
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Weston-Super-Mare Treasure Trail
Set in the fun seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare, this 2.5 hour circular self guided walking Trail and treasure hunt is just one of over 30 brilliant Treasure Trails designed for families and friends to share in the experience of discovering beautiful, fun and historic locations in Somerset. As you follow the set of clear directions, you and the...
Safari Tots - Somerton
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Safari Tots - Somerton
Aimed at 0-10 year olds there are whizz slides, crawl tubes, dangling snakes, spinning disks and a triangular terrain. Seperate soft play area and baby area. Out door play area available in the summer only!
Jump N Jackz Indoor Play Centre - Weston Super Mare
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Jump N Jackz Indoor Play Centre - Weston Super Mare
Welcome to Jump N Jackz Weston's Newest & Largest Indoor Play Centre. Jump N Jackz are all about active fun and healthy exercise.. with an emphasis on FUN ! Letting children do what they do best... Play ! Open 7 days a week, we cater for children of all ages from babies to young teens. Parents are also encouraged to join in the fun too! ...
Purple Sheep Centre - Weston Super Mare
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Purple Sheep Centre - Weston Super Mare
In alliance with the community church this play center is also good for parties.
Cheddar Gorge
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Cheddar Gorge
A major tourist attraction for over 200 years, with plenty to do above and below ground. Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you'll find many rare species. The Cathedral-like Caves and Britain's biggest Gorge are million-year-old Ice Age river beds.  Your ancestors have lived here for 40,000 years,   and world-famous...
South West Karting
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South West Karting
With a fleet of 200cc Biz Karts reaching speeds of up to 45mph, and one of the few tracks to offer Twin Seater Kart - providing safer karting for younger children and the disabled - this is an Indoor Karting Centre to suit all ages and abilities. Whether a first timer or experienced driver the Arrive and Drive open timed sessions offer a great...
Court Farm Country Park - Weston-Super-Mare
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Court Farm Country Park - Weston-Super-Mare
Have a great family day out at Somersets top award winning farm attraction - all year round A family run farm attraction, all the animals and staff at Court Farm are looking forward to welcoming hoards of children and their families for a fun packed summer of fun. With lots of new, baby animals mixed with a range of great play facilities that...
Ferne Animal Sanctuary - Chard
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Ferne Animal Sanctuary - Chard
Ferne Animal Sanctuary strives to provide care and refuge for unwanted domestic and farm animals. The Sanctuary rehomes dogs and cats within a 30 mile radius of Ferne. Some horses and ponies are available for permanent loan; all other animals remain at the Sanctuary for the rest of their lives. The Sanctuary relies entirely on donations and...
Fuzzy Ed's - The Bucket & Spade - Weston Super Mare
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Fuzzy Ed's - The Bucket & Spade - Weston Super Mare
Fuzzy Ed’s Fun House is a soft play area for ages 0-12 years! Children must be under 4ft 9 and supervised at all times! We have a baby area which caters for children 0-4 years and the older section for children aged 5-12 years old! The Fun House is attached to a fantastic family dining pub. Facilities and Accessibility    ...
Chard Museum
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Chard Museum
Chard Museumin converted 16th century listed buildings and outbuildings, covering nearly an acre, with collections of exhibits about local history and displays related to the lives of notable local residents. You can also visit the horse powered apply crusher in The Cider Room, plus a collection of domestic items and plumbing equipment, more...
The Wildlife Park at Cricket St Thomas - Chard
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The Wildlife Park at Cricket St Thomas - Chard
We hope that you enjoy your visit to The Wildlife Park at Cricket St Thomas – one of the top Wildlife Parks in the southwest. This site will give you an insight into the part the Wildlife Park plays in helping to protect the world’s natural heritage. You will find a wealth of information about our park, including maps and pages that...
Forde Abbey House and Gardens
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Forde Abbey House and Gardens
Forde Abbey Historical House and Gardens is a lovely working, family estate, with a number of features that offer an enjoyable day out for all ages. The house is open between April and October (inclusive), but the gardens are open throughout the year, and entrance is free to children under 15 years of age. There is a fantastic Children’s...
Puxton Park - Weston Super Mare
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Puxton Park - Weston Super Mare
Set in the beautiful Somerset countryside the 50 acre family adventure park is one of the largest visitor attractions in the South West providing fun and variety with something to offer everyone. From a state of the art giant indoor play barn to the delightful Pets' Village, adults and children alike can experience the joys of getting up...
Dunster Castle - Minehead
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Dunster Castle - Minehead
The red turrets and towers of Dunster Castle rising up from their wooded perch is a dramatic spectacle for any visitor. Drama that is mirrored in the castle's history, more than 1,000 years of turmoil and change. Come and visit to find out more about the families of Dunster Castle, marvell at the beautiful interiors, enjoy the depths of the...
Aquasplash Leisure Centre - Minehead
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Aquasplash Leisure Centre - Minehead
At Aquasplash we have a 4 lane, 25 metre pool that doubles up as a fun pool at weekends and West Somerset School holiday times. Aquasplash is the home of Waterfitness our aerobic session in the water, with fully trained staff it’s the place to go! Whether you are looking for a fitness session, a relaxing swim or some family fun Aquasplash...
Dunster Water Mill
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Dunster Water Mill
The West Country's finest working water mill, built in 1680, the mill is set in magnificent surroundings alongside the River Avill overlooking Exmoor National Park, only minutes from Dunster Castle and High Street. Entrance Prices for the Water Mill Adult Entrance £3.25 Child Entrance 5-15 years £2.25 Senior Citizens...
Blue Anchor Railway Museum - Minehead
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Blue Anchor Railway Museum - Minehead
During 1985, the Great Western Railway's 150th anniversary year, the Trust opened a small museum in the down side waiting room at Blue Anchor Station. So far, around 550 items, mainly GWR or with a West Country bias, have been loaned or donated, and many are on view in themed dispalys. The museum also publishes a range of information...
Dunster Forest and Estate
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Dunster Forest and Estate
Welcome to Dunster Estate, part of The Crown Estate. Set in the rolling hills of Exmoor National Park in Somerset, Dunster offers a wide range of attractions for visitors, including spectacular views, fascinating wildlife, a wide range of local foods, walking, cycling and horse riding trails, and a cultural heritage spanning over 5,000...
Dunster Museum and Doll Collection
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Dunster Museum and Doll Collection
Dunster Museum and Doll Collection Open from 12th April 2014, see more than 800 dolls from many periods, in varied costumes, a dolls house, childrens favourites and other artefacts on display at this local museum. There is also a snooker room that can be hired for use in the hall if you fancy some potting practice during your visit. ...
West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre
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West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre
The West Somerset Sports and Leisure Centre is a dual based sports centre within the West Somerset Community College. The Sports Centre includes: Sports Hall; Astro Pitch with flood lights; 4 Squash Courts; Activity Hall; Fitness Suite; Football Pitches and Outdoor Tennis Courts. It also hosts each evening a range of different activities...
DUNSTER YARN MARKET
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DUNSTER YARN MARKET
This fine 17th century timber-framed octagonal market hall is a monument to Dunster's once-flourishing cloth trade. Managed by The National Trust. Read more about the history of the Yarn Market. BEFORE YOU GO Parking: Charged parking is available within the village (car park postcode TA24 6SE), not managed by English Heritage.  ...
DUNSTER BUTTER CROSS
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DUNSTER BUTTER CROSS
Set on the outskirts of the charming village of Dunster, this transplanted stump of a medieval stone cross was once a meeting place for butter-sellers. Managed by The National Trust. Read more about the history of the Butter Cross. BEFORE YOU GO Parking: Charged parking is available within the village (car park postcode TA24 6SE), not...
DUNSTER GALLOX BRIDGE
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DUNSTER GALLOX BRIDGE
This late medieval stone bridge - originally 'gallows bridge' - across the River Avill once carried packhorses bringing fleeces from Exmoor to the Somerset market town of Dunster. The town had become a centre of the wool trade by the 13th century, when it was the main source of England's wealth. Managed by the National Trust. Read more...
Wookey Hole Caves - Wells
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Wookey Hole Caves - Wells
Wookey Hole Caves  is a show cave and tourist attraction in the village of Wookey Hole on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills near Wells in Somerset. Wookey Hole cave was formed by the action of the River Axe on the limestone hills. Before emerging at Wookey Hole the water enters underground streams and passes through other caves such as...
Burcott Mill
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Burcott Mill
Burcott Mill is one of only 50 water powered flour mills that are still operating in the UK today. The origins of Burcott Mill date back over 1000 years to a recording in the Doomsday Book (1086)! The mill sells the flour it makes, meaning that is a commercial business as well as a museum. The flour that they produce is handcrafted, using the...
Butlins Minehead Resort
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Butlins Minehead Resort
75 years ago we wanted families to have a place to spend time together, try something new and relax. We still believe the same today. Our resorts have changed quite a bit though - see for yourself. Beside the seaside is where we like to be. It’s what makes our resorts at Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness that extra bit special. Time to...
Queen's Hall Pub - Minehead
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Queen's Hall Pub - Minehead
Queen's Hall Warren Road Minehead Somerset TA24 5BG Telephone: 01643 703 044
Minehead Eye
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Minehead Eye
Minehead EYE is a wooden indoor skate park and BMX park which also houses a recording studio, DJ Booth, IT Suite, Media Lab and Games room. It serves as a youth and community centre, something that has been needed in West Somerset for a long time. The aim is to give the young people of West Somerset access to facilities which...
West Somerset Railway - Minehead
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West Somerset Railway - Minehead
Welcome aboard the West Somerset Railway in our 35th Anniversary year.  Travel 20 miles through picturesque Somerset coast and countryside perhaps stopping off at one of our 10 stations en-route. We are dog and bike friendly.
England Coast Path National Trail
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England Coast Path National Trail
England Coast Path National Trail is probably the UK’s ultimate long distance hiking challenge, but you don’t need to walk it all at once and many people go just for the day. The Trail provides a great opportunity for the kids to explore some of the most spectacular coastal walking and is considered one of the top walks in the world! ...
Exmoor Falconry & Animal Park - Porlock
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Exmoor Falconry & Animal Park - Porlock
A Falconry Centre in the Heart of Exmoor, with falconry days and hawk walks, fully organised activity breaks, bed and breakfast, clay pigeon shooting, and riding holidays - PEACEFUL, TRANQUIL, CHARMING, RELAXING, HOMELY AND WELCOMING! AMAZING GARDENS. FALCONRY AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SET IN A 15th CENTURY NATIONAL TRUST FARMHOUSE, WITHIN EXMOOR...
Avon Ski and Action Centre - Churchill
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Avon Ski and Action Centre - Churchill
Rain or shine, summer or winter the action never stops at the Avon Ski & Action Centre. In a scenic woodland setting on the edge of the glorious Mendip Hills, the centre is reminiscent of a genuine alpine resort with magnificent views and a range of activities to suit everyone.
Mendip Frisbee Golf Course
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Mendip Frisbee Golf Course
Mendip Frisbee Golf Course Use your Frisbee to traverse our exciting new 10 hole, woodland, disc golf course in the fewest number of throws! Mendip's New 10 Hole Disc Golf Course, one of only 35 in the country, winds through beautiful woodland and over rolling Mendip hill tops with stunning views. Originating in the USA, Disc Golf is just...
Wells Cathedral
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Wells Cathedral
Wells Cathedral welcomes visitors every day of the year and it is really only by coming in person that you can properly experience this wonderful and holy place. While admission to the Cathedral is free, donations are very welcome. We receive no direct state aid and need over £4,000 per day for the maintenance, upkeep and running...
The Bishops Palace
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The Bishops Palace
The Bishops Palace is a Grand Palace surrounded by 14 acres of gardens with a Sensory Trail, 10 metre willow dragon to discover, family activities and events, and workshops. You can access the cafe, browse the shop or even access the new toilets in the Stable Yard area for free. Charges apply though to visit the medieval Palace and Undercroft,...
The Wells Mystery Treasure Trail
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The Wells Mystery Treasure Trail
If you’re looking for something different to do with the kids, look no further than the Wells self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Clear directions will lead you on a fascinating walk around the town but the kids won’t realise they’re walking as they’ll be too busy searching for clues! Some clues are easy, others...
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum
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Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum
Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum Like a Tardis, Montacute TV Radio Toy Museum opens up to display what is probably the largest collection of toys, books, annuals and games related to TV and radio programmes. Whatever your age you will find something from your favourite programmes. From the earliest childrens programmes such as Muffin the Mule,...
Montacute House
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Montacute House
Montacute House was built at the end of the 16th century and is considered to be one of the most beautiful Elizabethan houses in England. Whether the kids want to be inspired by the art and history inside, or just run and explore, this place is worth a visit, especially during the summer when there will be 2 live shows of costumed and traditional...
East Somerset Railway - Shepton Mallet
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East Somerset Railway - Shepton Mallet
Slow the pace of life with a trip at the East Somerset Railway. Nostalgia comes to mind, with thoughts of “yester-year”, guards with  flags  and  whistles,  doors closing, the sight and smell of steam in the air, then we  are off  into a bygone era.  During our five mile return journey, you...
Mendips Raceway - Shipham
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Mendips Raceway - Shipham
Our oval racing circuit, situated above Cheddar on the Mendip Hills, is home to some of the most exciting stock car, banger and caravan racing in the UK!
Crewkerne and District Museum - Crewkerne
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Crewkerne and District Museum - Crewkerne
Crewkerne has a long and interesting history - its status as a Saxon royal Mint, its importance as a stopping place for travellers, and its prosperity based on the textile industry. The ancient Roman hill fort of Ham Hill is a few miles distant, and the town's more important buildings were constructed of stone quarried from the hill. There...
Burrow Farm Gardens - Axminster
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Burrow Farm Gardens - Axminster
East Devon's secret garden is situated in the idyllic countryside between Axminster & Honiton. The 10 acre garden has colour throughout the year from the spring flowers through to the stunning Azaleas and Rhododendrons in May. Visit in late summer to see the new Anniversary Garden created to celebrate 50 years of Burrow Farm Gardens. East...
The Butterfly Effect - Congresbury
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The Butterfly Effect - Congresbury
The aim of this project is to provide an inspirational facility that can be enjoyed by all the family. We hope that people of all ages will get pleasure from seeing unusual plants and animals in a more natural setting. But by demonstrating some of the little known relationships between plants of different genera, plants and fungi, plants and...
Coconuts Play Centre - Barry Island
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Coconuts Play Centre - Barry Island
Coconuts is big. Coconuts is fun. Coconuts is different. Coconuts is a children’s play centre near Sully and Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. You’ve heard of child-friendly, well Coconuts is adult friendly too! We’ve tried to create a soft play centre that’s actually fun for grown ups too – with great food and coffee...
Cosmeston Medieval Village
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Cosmeston Medieval Village
One of the most exciting heritage projects in South Wales, Cosmeston Medieval Village lets you step back in time to see, touch, and even smell how life was in 14th century Wales. Meet the villagers, all dressed in period costume, and experience how they lived. Take a tour, book a party or enjoy one of the special events that take place throughout...
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park
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Cosmeston Lakes Country Park
The country park has a variety of habitats covering over 100 hectares of land and water, with some areas designated a S.S.S.I (Site of Special Scientific Interest) protecting the rare and diverse plant and animal species.   The park opened to the public in 1978 and today Cosmeston Lakes Country Park is a haven for local...
Capital Adventure Wales - Sully
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Capital Adventure Wales - Sully
Capital Adventure Wales is  based in the Welsh Capital,in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. We access a range of Outdoor Activities on our doorstep and we are close to the Brecon Beacons, The Gower and The Wye Valley.  The road, rail and air connections to Cardiff and to Cottrell Park are unrivalled. We are linked with...
Diggerland Devon - Cullompton
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Diggerland Devon - Cullompton
Diggerland is a chain of 4 theme parks (located at Strood, Kent, Langley Park, Co. Durham, Cullompton, Devon and Whitwood, near Castleford in West Yorkshire). At all 4 Diggerland locations adults and children can ride and drive real construction machines, under the guidance of our trained staff. No driving licence required! (Minimum...
The Ship
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The Ship
INDOOR CHILDREN'S PLAY AREA - (Maximum age 14 years) OPENING TIMES    Daily 11am - 9pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Parties include play, cake, meal, unlimited juice & party bag. £6.50 per child. Please ring for details. CHARGES    FREE with unlimited play but adult supervision is required at all...
Adventure Island Barry Island
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Adventure Island Barry Island
Adventure Island is run by experienced childcare professionals who understand just how important play is in a child's world. We have tried to create a fun and exciting place for them to explore whilst you sit back safe in the knowledge that they are having a great time! Set right on the seafront, Adventure Island offers the best of both worlds -...
Jungle Jacks - Barry
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Jungle Jacks - Barry
A Local Jungle Themed Softplay Centre in the town centre. Meet with friends or just enjoy your own time while your children play. Jungle jacks provides a safe indoor play area where children can play whatever the weather.Make your child's party extra special in our Jungle Party Room. Opening Times: Monday -  Saturday...
Wimbleball Lake Country Park
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Wimbleball Lake Country Park
Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor offers a variety of activities both on and off the water for all abilities. There's plenty to do at this scenic lake, including miles of walks, cycle trails, a children's play area, and a popular cafe.The Outdoor and Active Centre offers a variety of watersports including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing. You...
Yeovil Railway Centre
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Yeovil Railway Centre
Yeovil Railway Centre has steam train days, visits from main line engines for servicing, special events and a well stocked shop.
Barle Valley Safaris - Minehead
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Barle Valley Safaris - Minehead
The Perfect Way to Explore Exmoor, one of England's most beautiful National Parks,  Would you like to learn more about Exmoor?  Well then join us on a safari and experience real Exmoor: the Exmoor Ponies, Red Deer, Birdlife, and the Flora and Fauna.  Hear about the intriguing Local Legends and marvel at the beautiful scenery. ...
Penarth Pier
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Penarth Pier
Built in 1894, and opened a year later, the 658-foot-long Penarth Pier is reminiscent of more gentle times and is one of only two surviving pleasure piers in south Wales, the other being Mumbles. History of the Pier In 1907 a wooden pavilion was built at the seaward end that became a dance hall. In 1929 the existing pavilion entrance was built....
Rug Ratz Children's Play Centre - Yeovil
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Rug Ratz Children's Play Centre - Yeovil
Rug Ratz Indoor Play Centre is Yeovil's premier activity centre for children of all ages. Rug Ratz caters for children from Birth to 11 years. With three separate play areas, babies, toddlers and bigger children can all play safely in their own designated play zones. The multi level areas are packed with mazes, slides,...
Yeovil Bowlplex
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Yeovil Bowlplex
Yeovil is a lovely place, full of amazing countryside and things to do. Somerset is generally beautiful and only a short distance from Devon and Dorset! Finding family things to do isn’t hard when you consider what is on offer. You can take the little ones to Rug Ratz and the older ones to The Fleet Air Arm Museum or even to Yeovil...
Welsh Hawking Centre
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Welsh Hawking Centre
Normally open daily throughout the year, except Christmas Day, from 10:30am to 5pm, or one hour before dusk in the Winter. CLOSED TUESDAY - ALL DAY! At the Welsh Hawking Centre you will see over 200 Bird of Prey including Eagles, Owls, Hawks, Falcons and Buzzards. They can be seen and photographed in the mews, weathering ground, breeding and if...
Amelia Trust Farm - Barry
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Amelia Trust Farm - Barry
The Amelia Trust is a working farm is set in 160 acres of countryside in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan. It offers a calming and therapeutic environment. The Trusts core objective is to support and educate vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. Through fun and work based activities the young people are empowered to participate, learn new...
Three Horseshoes - Moulton
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Three Horseshoes - Moulton
Play Barn at 3 Horse Shoes Moulton including a multi level indoor adventure play area to keep the kids entertained and an outdoor play fort withslide. EAT & PLAY ONLY £6.00 THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Price For Entry: under 18 months £2.95 over 18months 3.95 All unlimited play PLAY & EAT £6.00 . WHY NOT UPGRADE TO...
Playdome Indoor Play - Honiton
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Playdome Indoor Play - Honiton
Come along and see how you can let your children play and have fun while you take time out and have a coffee and a snack, read a book, catch up on the local gossip or maybe read the newspaper in peace and quiet. The play centre is fully air conditioned so it will be warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Thelma Hulbert Gallery
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Thelma Hulbert Gallery
The Thelma Hulbert Gallery encourages everyone to get creative! As well as art on the walls, there is a learning room, activity trolley and loads of activities and workshops for families. You can choose whether to take your finished art work home or display it in the gallery for other visitors to admire. There is a shop and cafe in this...
Ready2climb Adventure Zone
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Ready2climb Adventure Zone
Ready2climb Adventure Zone provides thrills and excitement for all the family, climbing using automatic belays that lower the climber safely to the ground, so no-one has to worry! There are 14 climbing walls to choose from, each with a variety of routes on them. Other activities available include their latest addition, caving, plus minigolf and...
Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool
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Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool
When summer comes, Shepton Mallet Lido provides the ideal place to swim, relax and enjoy the sun. Refurbished to a high specification in 2006, it now provides an excellent outdoor facility for the people of Mendip. 25m Swimming Pool and separate Children's Pool. Pool side relaxation area. Vending services...
The Market House Inn - Cullompton
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The Market House Inn - Cullompton
Family Pub in Cullompton, Devon. Indoor and Outdoor children's play areas. We specialise in children's birthday parties, Kiddies Disco and Karaoke. Good Food, excellent wines and well kept Real Ale for well behaved parents. Dog friendly Beer Garden and Disabled Facilities. An excellent place to break your journey, North or South, just minutes...
Monsters Mansion - Tiverton
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Monsters Mansion - Tiverton
Monsters Mansion is an indoor soft play and party centre. You can bring your children and pay to play, whilst you enjoy a full lunch or simply a speciality fair trade coffee in our stylish cafe or outdoor fully enclosed area. Or why not book a party for your child to remember, whereby we provide everything needed and take the stress out of...
Axminster Museum
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Axminster Museum
Originally the Old Police Station and Courthouse, the museum is opposite St Mary's Church in the centre of Axminster. Visitors can discover the old police cells and see displays in the former court room. Opening Times: Open end of May to end of September (closed Bank Holidays) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 11am to 1pm, 2pm to...
Tiverton Castle
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Tiverton Castle
Tiverton Castle is a wonderful, romantic and atmospheric castle to visit and great fun for children.  One visitor commented “It`s not the biggest Castle to visit, but one of the most informative”. WHAT TO SEE: Try on some English Civil War Armour and imagine what it was like to...
Tiverton Adventure Play Association
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Tiverton Adventure Play Association
The Tiverton Adventure Play Association hosts a 3.5 acre naturally wooded play area. The children love nothing more then diving in the mud after a shower! Please be prepared for your children to get dirty!!! Trees to climb, the very popular zip slide and a giddy
Tiverton Museum
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Tiverton Museum
Explore the museum’s large, outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon. The displays include the ‘Tivvy Bumper’ GWR steam engine, local industries (particularly lace making), farm waggons and the history of agriculture, and the every day home life of Mid Devon folk. Museum Opening Times ...
Haynes International Motor Museum - Yeovil
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Haynes International Motor Museum - Yeovil
The UK's largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50s and 60s glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars like the Jaguar XJ220. Opening Times 2nd March to 31st October Monday - Sunday 9:30am - 5:30pm (6:00pm in summer school holidays) 1st...
Team Sport Indoor Karting Cardiff
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Team Sport Indoor Karting Cardiff
About Team Sport Team-Sport Indoor Karting was formed in 1990 originally under the banner of Go-Karting For Fun. The first track was in Guildford and set new standards for go karting events and unparalleled centre facilities.  Success at Guildford was quickly followed with a second centre opening at Crawley and a third in Southampton...
Techniquest - Cardiff
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Techniquest - Cardiff
Hundreds of on hand exhibits - loads to see and learn in the fascinating world of science and technology. Techniquest is an educational charity, established in 1986 and based in Cardiff, Wales. Our mission is to engage people with science and to motivate them to learn more and we also address science-related areas such as maths, engineering...
Parc
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Parc
Indoor, outdoor and undercover play areas with top quality wooden play frames including a pirate ship, zip wire, huge slide, fort and toddler land. Great for birthdays, picnics welcome! Visit Parc and join in the fun No charge for adults Free car parking - we also have an overflow carpark Picnics welcome - bring your own food to Parc No time...
Jungle Jungle - Yeovil
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Jungle Jungle - Yeovil
Jungle jungle is divided into three distinct areas so that even the youngest can explore in a safe and secure environment. We have a large playframe for the older children pictured at the top , and an area that is specifically for the under 4's pictured in the middle and a junior playframe for the more adventurous young ones, ...
Fleet Air Arm Museum - Ilchester
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Fleet Air Arm Museum - Ilchester
The Royal Navy operates on the sea, under the sea, on the land and in the air. Welcome to the Fleet Air Arm Museum - representing the flying arm of the Royal Navy. Opening Hours ...
Greyhound Country Inn
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Greyhound Country Inn
Great ales, Great food, and a Great Atmosphere……. The Greyhound Country Inn is a Free House and a Beautiful thatched Inn, in Fenny Bridges We believe it dates back to the Domesday times of 1086, being one of the coaching inns on the network of routes belonging to the Greyhound Stagecoach Company Large garden for those sunny days...
Zone Playcentre - Cardiff
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Zone Playcentre - Cardiff
Zone play centre is an exciting and well established soft play area on the outskirts of Cardiff city centre. It is easily accessible by public transport or if you would be commuting on foot. We are based on Penarth Road opposite ‘Dreams Beds’. We have an amazing team of staff and we are proud that they are well known for creating a...
Museum of Welsh Life - Cardiff
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Museum of Welsh Life - Cardiff
A walk around Wales – from Celtic times to the present day . St Fagans is one of Europe's leading open–air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction. Before visiting why not watch our taster video and see the magic of St Fagans for yourself. Open to the public since 1 November 1948, the museum stands in the grounds of...
Clevedon Pier
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Clevedon Pier
Welcome to the Clevedon Pier, the only fully intact, Grade 1 listed pier in the country. The pier has been beautifully restored and provides a lovely day out for all the family. There are wonderful views of the Severn Estuary, the islands Flat Holm & Steep Holm, the two Severn Bridges, and the best sunsets in the West...
Splott Swimming Pool - Cardiff
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Splott Swimming Pool - Cardiff
Splott Swimming Pool Muirton Rd, Tremorfa, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF24 2SJ Tel: 029 2046 2548  
Boulders indoor climbing centre & soft play - Cardiff
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Boulders indoor climbing centre & soft play - Cardiff
Climbing Birthday Parties (ages 7+) An adventurous and exciting step into a world where the only limits are vertical! Traverse, boulder and climb to the summit, then enjoy a Birthday Party meal in our cafe, all included in the price. Kids' climbing is a fantastic experience, held in a safe all weather environment and no experience is...
Pebbles Soft Play Area - Cardiff
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Pebbles Soft Play Area - Cardiff
Soft Play for under 7s Soft play is what Pebbles is all about. All our activities for under 7s revolve around Pebbles, our climbing adventure soft play area. In Pebbles, children play and discover fundamental skills for all sports, but especially climbing. Through exploring the twists, turns, ups and downs, they will learn agility, ...
Millennium Stadium Tours - Cardiff
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Millennium Stadium Tours - Cardiff
Come and explore the magnificent facets and features that make the Millennium Stadium one of the most impressive icons of modern Wales. Join one of our experienced tour guides and visit the Press Conference Suite where the worlds of rugby and journalism meet. Experience the build up before the match in the Dragon's Lair, Wales's team dressing...
Chew Valley Country Farm
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Chew Valley Country Farm
Here at Chew Valley Country Farm we are a family run business, set in 8 acres which has wonderful views of the Chew Valley area, including Chew Valley lakes. We have a large animal walkway where people of all ages can enjoy meeting our amazing collection of wonderful animals, children’s play area, mini golf and a café serving a...
Cardiff Castle
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Cardiff Castle
C ardiff Castle is one of Wales's leading tourist attractions. Situated in the very heart of the capital, alongside city centre shopping and the magnificent Bute Park, the Castle's enchanting fairytale towers conceal an elaborate and splendid interior. Contained within its mighty walls is a history spanning nearly 2,000 years, dating from...
National Museum of Wales
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National Museum of Wales
Discover art, archaeology and the geological evolution of Wales. With a busy programme of exhibitions and events, we have something to amaze everyone, whatever your interest – and admission is free! Although not the oldest of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’s buildings, this is the first location of the National Museum...
Adamsdown Play Centre - Cardiff
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Adamsdown Play Centre - Cardiff
Also known as “The Hut” The children who regularly attend have an abundance of energy and enthusiasm, and enjoy a variety of play activities from cooking, arts and crafts to sports. The children love to construct their own dens and secret hideouts in the centre grounds and we make use of the concrete park to play sports. The hut is a...
Noahs Ark Zoo Farm - Bristol
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Noahs Ark Zoo Farm - Bristol
With 12 indoor and outdoor adventure play areas including tube slides and heated soft-play, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm is fun for all the family. The 100 acre Bristol attraction also offers a truly hands on experience for children and their parents:  feed and stroke a variety of exciting animals including donkeys, camels, deer, goats and lambs...
Tyntesfield - Wraxall
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Tyntesfield - Wraxall
Spectacular Victorian Gothic Revival house with gardens and parkland A fine Victorian country house created by one of England’s richest commoners, William Gibbs, who built his fortune on fertiliser. Spiralling turrets and pinnacles adorn the roof, ornate stone carvings and church-like windows complete the Gothic look, giving...
Cafe Junior - Cardiff
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Cafe Junior - Cardiff
Exclusively designed in a stunning Grade II listed building, our fantastic play area is packed with toys selected to encourage imaginative and creative play. Parental supervision is made easy with comfy sofas surrounding the play area - no matter where you are sitting in Café Junior, you can still keep an eye on the little ones! We offer a...
Ants Inya Pants Play Centre - Cardiff
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Ants Inya Pants Play Centre - Cardiff
Ants Inya Pants Play Centre in Cardiff can only be described as fun! We are an indoor play centre that is friendly, good value for money, clean and safe! Ants Inya Pants is a smaller play centre, so you can always keep an eye on your little ones, and there is never a time limit on your visit! Plus we don't...
Ely Play Centre - Cardiff
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Ely Play Centre - Cardiff
Known locally as the “Rec” we provide a friendly safe environment for local children to hang out with their friends. We consult with the children on each day’s activities with cooking, games, arts and crafts and singing and dancing always proving popular. The children love dancing with the girls practicing their routines and the...
King's Camps - Cardiff
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King's Camps - Cardiff
Kings Camps is the UK's leading provider of holiday activity camps for children aged 4-17 years during the Easter, half-term and summer school holidays. Our multi-activity camps are perfect for children who want to try a bit of everything with over 30 different sports, activities, games and crafts there's something for every child to get ...
Jazzy Jungle - Cardiff
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Jazzy Jungle - Cardiff
Jazzy Jungle is a friendly and fun adventure play centre set in Llandaff in the north western suburbs of Cardiff with free parking available locally for up to 2 hours. We provide children up to the age of 10 years with play sessions under the supervision of parents or guardians. Our entry fee is £3.50 per child.  We offer...
BLACKBURY CAMP
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BLACKBURY CAMP
This hillfort in Devon was built during the 4th century BC. It was used by  an Iron Age tribal people , probably for several hundred years. Blackbury  Camp had impressive ramparts,  and the single entrance was protected by a large  triangular earthwork or ‘barbican’.  Now surrounded by woodland, the...
Mill on the Brue Activity Centre - Bruton
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Mill on the Brue Activity Centre - Bruton
Experience unforgettable outdoor adventures. Scale heights, paddle the river, explore underground. With over 40 exciting, stimulating and challenging activities all on site, we know there isn't a moment to lose! Kids Summer Camps During the summer holidays we run unaccompanied children’s residential camps, making...
Sherborne Old Castle
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Sherborne Old Castle
After withstanding two sieges during the Civil War, all that remains today is a romantic ruin in the grounds of the ‘new’ Sherborne Castle. Only the Southwest Gatehouse and parts of the castle, including the Great Tower and the North Range, survive. Families and history lovers will all enjoy a day out to Sherborne Old Castle; bring...
Sherborne Castle
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Sherborne Castle
In 1969, Sherborne Castle opened its doors to the general public. Visitors from all over the world have been attracted to its, outstanding collections of art and furniture, connection to Sir Walter Raleigh and to admire Capabiltity Brown's landscape. Sherborne Castle remains the family home of the Wingfield Digby Family. Sherborne has had a...
The Toy Barn Maize Maze
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The Toy Barn Maize Maze
The maize maze in Dorset on the Dorset / Somerset border is a great day out for any one in the south west. We are perfect for a family attraction this summer. We have great things to do in the holidays for your family. Come for an adventurous day out exploring our giant maize maze. Choose your path wisely to reach the castle in the centre, or...
Gartell Light Railway - Templecombe
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Gartell Light Railway - Templecombe
John and Christine Gartell, their family and friends look forward to welcoming you to the narrow gauge Gartell Light Railway. Step back in time to a more leisurely age and ride through the beautiful Blackmore Vale countryside along the route of the old Somerset & Dorset Railway.
Pevlings Farm Riding and Livery Stables
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Pevlings Farm Riding and Livery Stables
Pevlings Farm Riding Stables was established in 1985 and our aim at this riding stables has always been to provide a safe, friendly and informal atmosphere in which to learn to ride and look after a horse/pony. There is no minimum age so we can cater for tiny tots to teenagers (some adults too!) (Weight limit 12 stone). Beginners are welcome...
Escot Gardens - Maze & Fantasy Woodland - Ottery St. Mary
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Escot Gardens - Maze & Fantasy Woodland - Ottery St. Mary
For all lovers of Nature, Escot is a totally new gardens experience. It is uniquely attractive to garden enthusiasts and families alike. Here are champion trees and elegant shrubs amidst woodland paths, picnic spots and forest playgrounds. As the historian Polwhele said back in the eighteenth century: ‘‘Perhaps there are no...
Exeter Segways Paintball and Laser
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Exeter Segways Paintball and Laser
Exeter Segways The laser tag at Exeter Laser is played on almost exactly the same atmospheric territory as the paintball so the only element missing is the bruises! The harmless infra red rays that the weapons fire are ideal for registering instant hits and providing a zero contact combat experience! Features in the landscape to interact with...
Bristol Disc Golf
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Bristol Disc Golf
Bristol Disc Golf 10 holes of quirky disc golf, fun for kids without experience and very satisfying it you've got a good aim. Basically one throws the frisbee like disc toward the flag rather than the classic club and ball. Ashton Court Estate course is free to play, discs are available to borrow from the courtyard cafe when open. ...
Ashton Court Estate
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Ashton Court Estate
Ashton Court Estate is a Country park and mansion with 850 acres of woodland and grassland. The estate is host to many activities including an annual Balloon Fiesta, two 18-hole par 3 golf courses and 13-hole disc golf course, horse riding and cycle trails (with bike hire from Pedal Progression), miniature railway with train rides for all the...
Paulton Swimming Pool - Bristol
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Paulton Swimming Pool - Bristol
Paulton Swimming Pool opened in 1975. The pool is a registered charity and is located in the village of Paulton near Bristol BS39. Since opening the numbers of children and adults who have been taught to swim at this community facility is in the thousands.
Pecorama Indoor Model Railway - Beer
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Pecorama Indoor Model Railway - Beer
The headquarters or PECO, located in a most wonderful coastal part of Devon, has not unnaturally attracted visitors over the years and so it is that the site has become one of the country's most important tourist attractions.  The Exhibition of model railways is there to inspire you and technical advice is on hand from one of our...
The Pecorama 'Play Station'
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The Pecorama 'Play Station'
When the kids need to 'Let Off Steam' make sure you stop at the 'Play Station' our exciting under cover play area for our younger visitors from toddlers up to 12 years of age. Our new unique train themed play area has a myriad of features including a 3 metre high racing slide, a twin lane Astra slide, a spiral slide, cargo climbs, a spinning...
Beer Heights Light Railway
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Beer Heights Light Railway
Beer Heights Light Railway first opened to the public on the 14 July 1975, is considered by many to be the finest 7.25 inch gauge railway in Britain, and is part of Pecorama, which is located high on the hillside above the village of Beer and is quite famous, dontcherknow! A ride on the railway offers wonderful views over Lyme Bay to distant...
East Devon Riding Academy
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East Devon Riding Academy
East Devon Riding Academy offers an unrivalled approach to learning to ride, where lessons are about far more than just following the bum in front! We strive to provide safe & enjoyable lessons, with an emphasis on building harmonious relationships with the horses & ponies. Specialising in individual lessons or very small groups of...
Woodberry Down - Lyme Regis
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Woodberry Down - Lyme Regis
Children's activity centre looking at marine ecosystems lots of outdoor activity dorset. In Woodberry Down there is a large social/games hall with ping-pong tables and disco  equipment. There is a television in the classroom. In our grounds you may include sessions from our full range of adventure activities such as climbing,...
Lyme Regis Aquariums & Sealife Centres
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Lyme Regis Aquariums & Sealife Centres
A visit to Lyme Regis would not be complete without a stroll to the end of the historic Cobb and a visit to the Marine Aquarium, one of the most fascinating visitor attractions in West Dorset. Discover close up the local fish and marine life of the Jurassic coast and learn about Lyme's maritime history. During a visit, you'll have the...
Lyme Regis Museum
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Lyme Regis Museum
Lyme Regis Museum stands in the heart of the town, just where the beautiful coastlines of Dorset and Devon meet on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Built on the site of the home of Lyme’s renowned fossilist Mary Anning, the museum is one of the architectural gems of the town and is packed with fascinating displays. Find out about...
The Town Mill
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The Town Mill
The Town Mill is an ancient watermill that was rescued by volunteers through a ten year restoration project, which saved it from dereliction. Today, the story of The Town Mill is shared by friendly volunteer millers and illustrates the history of England and its people. The restored mill buildings, which surround a cobbled courtyard, house a...
Lister Gardens Mini Golf
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Lister Gardens Mini Golf
For the leisurely and casual golfer the newly refurbished 18 hole mini golf course in Lister Gardens provides a fun and accessible challenge ideal for a tournament with players of all ages. It's mini golf, not 'crazy' or 'adventure' so don't expect oodles of comedy obstacles or novelty hazards - what you can expect however is well maintained...
WACKY WAREHOUSE Cardiff - The Heron Marsh
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WACKY WAREHOUSE Cardiff - The Heron Marsh
Originally an old farmhouse, The Heron Marsh was converted to a Two For One pub from a very popular Big Steak food house.  Inside you will find an olde worlde atmosphere where a quality drink or meal can be enjoyed in comfortable surroundings.  We serve food daily from a varied main menu.  The Two for One deal lets you simply order...
Jurassic Coast - Seaton
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Jurassic Coast - Seaton
The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is England's first natural World Heritage Site - it is known as The Jurassic Coast. It covers 95 miles of truly stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset, with rocks recording 185 million years of the Earth's history. World Heritage status was achieved because of the site's...
Hartcliffe Farm
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Hartcliffe Farm
Hartcliffe community farm is open all year round to the public and has a community hall that is available for hire. Admission: Free entry   Opening Times: Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 4pm
Stanton Drew Circles and Cove
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Stanton Drew Circles and Cove
Although this is the third largest complex of prehistoric standing stones in England, the three circles and three-stone ‘cove’ of Stanton Drew in Somerset are surprisingly little known. The Great Circle, 113 metres in diameter, is one of the largest stone circles in the country and has 26 surviving upright stones. Yet recent surveys...
Cheeky Monkeys Play Centre - Radstock
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Cheeky Monkeys Play Centre - Radstock
Cheeky Monkey's provides children with an environment for play and become’s a ‘happy’ stage into their childhood. Here a growing reputation transcends generations, where a child who once enjoyed the facilities eventually brings their own children. Come and meet Mitch the Cheeky Monkey and friends. There’s Georgina...
Warren Mill Farm
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Warren Mill Farm
The Farm Park is set in 10 acres of picturesque countryside. We have a large selection of animals ranging from: Tiny Guinea Pigs, Miniature Cattle, Rabbits Rare Breeds Of Sheep, Ponies, Llamas, Alpacas, Wallabies, Red Squirrels, and lots more. Hours of Opening Everyday 10.30am till dusk Prices Adults £2.50 Children...
South Wales Karting Centre
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South Wales Karting Centre
South Wales Karting Centre Location Situated in near Llandow in the Vale of Glamorgan, 15 miles South West of Cardiff, South Wales Karting Centre is one of the largest, fastest and most exciting circuits in Wales. Come and race your friends, family and colleagues at high speed! Twin Seater We even have a Twin Seater Kart for children...
Bijou - Cowbridge
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Bijou - Cowbridge
Here at Bijou we believe that children can enjoy themselves wherever they are and our exciting play structure and variety of themed birthday parties - plus the Play Station Corner - are sure to capture the imagination of your youngsters. And the grown-ups need not feel left out...our Bijou Cafe with freshly ground coffees and a selection of...
Task Force Skirmish Paintball & Archery - Cowbridge
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Task Force Skirmish Paintball & Archery - Cowbridge
At the start of the day you'll be issued with all the equipment you'll need. Combat clothing, a full face mask and goggles, protective head cover and of course your weapon. All of our guns are the latest Paintball markers the Tippman FT50's powered by compressed air, our guns have all recently been updated and we are currently the only site not...
Old Beaupre Castle - Cowbridge
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Old Beaupre Castle - Cowbridge
Beaupre Castle near Cowbridge is a Medieval Manor house that was modified during the Tudor period and includes a magnificently carved Renaissance porch. Much of Beaupre is ruined, but the exceptional three-storey gatehouse and porch are well preserved. The cluster of buildings surround an inner courtyard and the 14th Century hall boasts an...
St Quentin's Castle  - Llanblethian
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St Quentin's Castle - Llanblethian
Impressive remains of a large 14th Century castle.  The castle includes a massive twin-towered gatehouse. It is believed that the majority of the castle was built by Gilbert de Clare (the Last, d. 1314). Also known as Llanblethian Castle. Parking: Free Open: All year, 10am to 4pm daily. Charges: Free admission
Llanishen Leisure Centre - Cardiff
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Llanishen Leisure Centre - Cardiff
Opened in 1987 we are the largest leisure centre in Cardiff and offer a programme for all the community, including a fun pool with wave machine and a newly refurbished fitness suite. Facilities Leisure pool with wave machine and features 6 x badminton courts, multi use sports hall Book a badminton court 3 x squash courts...
123 Jump Activity Centre - Cardiff
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123 Jump Activity Centre - Cardiff
Cardiff Jump has enormous adventure play-frames: a space zone, a galleon and an enchanted castle. At 27,000 sq feet it is the largest dedicated indoor soft play centre in the UK! There are also huge inflatables, an indoor football pitch, ten pin bowling and an enormous zone just for toddlers. We also offer themed party rooms, a café and...
Gordano Gate - Bristol
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Gordano Gate - Bristol
FUN FACTORY  (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 12noon - 8pm. Friday & Saturday 12noon - 9pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Please ring for details on party packages. Private parties with exclusive use of fun house are available. CHARGES    Playtime £2.00 per child per hour....
Oakham Treasures - Bristol
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Oakham Treasures - Bristol
Oakham Treasures is one of the largest privately owned museums of retail and farming history in the UK. Opened to the public for the very first time since July 2008, it has already become an award winning major attraction, and guarantees to give you an amazing and uplifting trip down memory lane. Whether you are 8 or 80, you'll...
Portishead Open Air Pool - Portishead
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Portishead Open Air Pool - Portishead
Opening Times 21 April - Friday 22 July  (SummerTerm time)    Saturday, Sunday      8.30am–7.00pm    Monday     7.00–8.30am;1.00–7.00pm    Tuesday     1.00–7.00pm    Wednesday     7.00–8.30am;...
Portishead Lake Grounds
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Portishead Lake Grounds
The man-made lake was dug by hand in 1910 and is home to a variety of bird life including swans and ducks. A small island in the middle of the lake provides nesting space and a number of small wooden huts provide shelter in bad weather.
The Happyplay Bus - Bristol
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The Happyplay Bus - Bristol
Soft Play Fun Bus For Hire Why not jump aboard the Happy Play Bus for your children's party ? NO MESS ! NO STRESS !
PHAFAL'S Childrens Play Centre - Wincanton
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PHAFAL'S Childrens Play Centre - Wincanton
Childrens indoor soft play centre for children from 0 to 12 years with cafe and childrens parties. Freshly prepared hot and cold food available daily at affordable prices.   FREE entry for under 1's and adults, £2.75 for under 3's and £3.75 for 3's and over Monthly special offers.   Join in our colouring...
Radstock Museum
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Radstock Museum
Radstock Museum is home to the collection of the Radstock, Midsomer Norton and District Museum Society and celebrates the history and heritage of the former Somerset Coalfield. Dedicated areas demonstrate the coalface and the miners hard, dangerous working conditions. Shop at the Co-op as miners wives did over 70 years ago, re-live the...
Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre
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Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre
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+ (advanced). Writhlington Climbing Wall is a Lottery funded facility. It is the only indoor climbing centre in the area. Children from 6 to 18 can attend our climbing sessions on weekday evenings and...
Go Bananas
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Go Bananas
Go Bananas is based at our Writhlington site and has been rated the best indoor play centre in the area! It’s clean, friendly and above all fun. There is a separate play area for under 3’s as well as two fun packed over 3’s areas with a ball pond, spiral, racing and astro slides, bridges, rope swings, ball showers, mirrors,...
Fuzzy Ed's @ Pentre Gwilym House - Thornhill
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Fuzzy Ed's @ Pentre Gwilym House - Thornhill
Previously a Wacky Warehouse but for the kids, the indoor play facility has been refurbished as a Fuzzy Eds, recently introduced into the UK it is aimed to provide fun with entertainment, offering children a safe play environment, while adults take a welcome break.  The Fuzzoids, a group of friendly fuzzy monsters from the plant Fuzz,...
The Donkey Sanctuary - Sidmouth
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The Donkey Sanctuary - Sidmouth
Just outside the town of Sidmouth, The Donkey Sanctuary is home to around 500 donkeys. Set in unspoilt farmland and countryside, visitors return time and again to meander among the donkeys and absorb the serene and relaxed surroundings. The Donkey Sanctuary was founded by Dr Elisabeth D Svendsen, MBE in 1969 and was registered as a charity in...
Beer Quarry Caves
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Beer Quarry Caves
2000 years of history brought vividly to life, a visit to Beer Quarry Caves is an exciting and fascinating experience not to be missed. The workings are cool and even on a warm day a jumper is advisable. Light...
Tiny Tots Play
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Tiny Tots Play
New for Devon. Mobile soft play hire specialising in under fives! Tiny Tots are a family run business specialising in providing mobile soft play equipment to children 0-5 years mainly in the Devon and South West area. You choose the venue and we bring the fun to you. All our equipment is safe, fun, clean, brightly coloured and eye catching....
HorseWorld - Whitchurch - Bristol
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HorseWorld - Whitchurch - Bristol
Set in beautiful stone farm-buildings on the southern edge of Bristol, HorseWorld's Visitor Centre is a Quality Assured Attraction that offers a great day out for everyone. Meet the horses, touch and groom them also, learn about how to care for them watch them being trained.   There are equine of all sizes from thouroughbreds to...
Hengrove Park - Bristol
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Hengrove Park - Bristol
Hengrove Park is a 76 hectare former airfield in south Bristol, four miles from the city centre and eight miles from Bristol Airport. Today few remnants of the airport remain and the site is used mainly as an informal open space, recreation ground and sports facility by local communities. Hengrove Park is now part of a major regeneration ...
The ABC Zoo Ltd - Bristol
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The ABC Zoo Ltd - Bristol
Indoor play centre in Bristol. The Old Bingo Hall, Winterstoke Rd, Bedminster, Bristol, Avon
Cefn Mably Farm Park - Cardiff
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Cefn Mably Farm Park - Cardiff
A visit to Cefn Mably Farm Park provides an increasingly rare opportunity to meet and interact with a large variety of friendly farm animals in any weather and at any time if the year. Our park was created with children in mind and provides lots of opportunities for them to observe the animals closely in an enjoyable and safe manner. Just like a...
Killerton - Exeter
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Killerton - Exeter
Would you give away your family home for your political beliefs? Sir Richard Acland did just this with his estate, at 2,590 hectares (6,400 acres) one of the largest the Trust has acquired (includes 20 farms and 200-plus cottages). Killerton House, built in 1778–9, brings to life generations of the Aclands, one of Devon's oldest...
Clyston Mill
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Clyston Mill
Historic working watermill in a beautiful riverside setting with hands-on activities that will be certain to engage the kids. Grain is still ground here to make flour and you can discover more about what life would have been like for the miller, explore the mill and complete the childrens trail. Admission: Adult: £3.60  Child:...
Welcome to the splendid county of Somerset, looking fchild friendly ideas on where to take the kids for a day out, or fun things to do then we can help.

We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets.

We list children's entertainers if you are planning a birthday. Or take them to a petting zoo /animal farms, children's farms and let the kids stroke and feed the animals at petting farms or drive through a wildlife park and visit zoos with more exotic animals then we have them.

From leisure hire to museums and art galleries, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in and near Somerset.

We now list seaside towns in and near so grab your bucket and spade and head for the seaside, we have days out with the kids in:- Bath, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cheltenham, Christchurch, Exeter, Gloucester, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Swindon, Taunton, Torbay, Torquay, Weston Super Mare.

With loads of fun activities and things to do with kids in and around Somerset your kids will never get fed up. Theme parks are very popular around this time of year and failing that there fair grounds attractions to keep a lot of children entertained.

The school summer holidays are here again, and with so many popular venues you won't be left without a museum to visit for FREE. A ride on a steam railway in Somerset, a day of waterfun at a water park or leisure centre swimming pool :).

If you have toddlers, then you can choose from indoor playcentres with softplay areas for toddlers to interact with other kids and burn off some energy. With plenty of kids attractions and activities or not sure what to do with the kids just use the search on the site using your postcode to find the nearest attractions!

For the more sporty types, there are ice skating rinks, roller blading places and dry and indoor ski slopes. Also with outdoor pursuits for climbing, hiking, mountain biking and much more. Or if your more cultural there are cinemas, theatres and place to have dance lessons, etc.

The things to do with kids in Somerset are tremendous and especially with cheap and free family places to go to this year whether it's rain or shine.

We have all sorts of aquariums listed in the UK but you may have to travel to another county. Looking for somewhere I take the kids just have a look at some of the pottery making places and ceramic cafes and let them get creative.

School teachers may find useful for ideas for the class to visit on school days out educational and historical venues are normally the most popular on a school trip!

If you're on vacation, then ten pin bowling alleys and the other best family tourist attractions just browse our site.

Somerset is a county in the south-west of England bordered by Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire and Bristol the county town is Taunton. The ceremonial county of Somerset borders the counties of Bristol and Gloucestershire to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east, and Devon to the south-west.

It is also partly bounded to the north and west by the coast of the Bristol Channel and the estuary of the River Severn. Somerset is a rural county of rolling hills such as the Mendip Hills and Exmoor National Park, downland, and large flat expanses of land including the Somerset Levels.