Around Bath & Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures

Places to visit

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Ideas for days out near Bristol and Bath

A wreath hanging on a door at Trelissick, Cornwall

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Outdoors near Bristol and Bath

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Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to Father Christmas and festive markets.

Volunteering at Tyntesfield

Volunteer in Bristol 

Looking for a volunteering opportunity near Bristol? The National Trust is a great place to start.

Tyntesfield Rose Garden

Bristol and Bath gardens 

There is much to explore in the gardens around Bristol and Bath.

Upcoming events

Bath Skyline

Half term pumpkin trail

Fri 28 Oct 2016
This half term, why not take a walk around the Family Discovery Trail, where you will meet a selection of pumpkin characters.
Leigh Woods

Feel Good Friday: Leigh Woods run

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run around Leigh Woods, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way. Led by members of the Bristol and West Running Club.
Dyrham Park

Ghostly Hallowe'en trail

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Take part in our ghostly Hallowe'en trail in the park. £1 per trail. This includes a spooky prize!

Tyntesfield's Spooky Hallowe'en trail

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Come to Tyntesfield this Hallowe'en half term for some frightening fun!
Prior Park Landscape Garden


Fri 28 Oct 2016
Dare you discover what ghosts and ghouls haunt Prior Park?
Leigh Woods

Family woodland survival day

Fri 28 Oct 2016
A fun packed day of activities for all the family to enjoy in Leigh Woods, including fire lighting, cooking on an open fire and den building.


Cotswold landscapes, famed gardens and grand homes dating back to the Romans, discover what Gloucestershire has to offer.


From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers, see what Somerset has to offer.


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