Family days out near Bath and Bristol

Gardens full of flowers and buzzing with wildlife, walks in the summer sunshine and graceful parkland provide all sorts of adventures around Bath and Bristol.

 Visitors walking in the garden in August at Tyntesfield.

Family fun at Tyntesfield

Summer is the perfect time to explore Tyntesfield. There's plenty for everyone to see, do and enjoy around the estate.

Summer crafts in Lacock Abbey's Botanic Garden

A summer of crafts for families at Lacock

We've got weeks of free activities throughout the summer. It's time to rediscover some simple family fun, as we share our favourite ways to make, colour and create. With family-friendly facilities and lots of choices for food and drink, you can have a stress-free summer right here at Lacock.

Children try out an ice cream in the sun

Summer at Dyrham Park

Join us this summer to stretch your legs and spread your wings in the great outdoors.

Three children running on grass

Summer fun at Avebury

Why not visit Avebury this summer for a day full of adventure, history and beauty? The whole family can enjoy this World Heritage Site and there are plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained.

Views across the city of Bath from the Skyline

Walks near Bath and Bristol 

There are many walks near Bristol and Bath which will take you out to hidden places, scenic corners and peaceful viewpoints. Here a few ideas to start you off.

The Temple of Apollo overlooking the lake at Stourhead

Places to visit in the South West 

See the full list places we care for in the South West by county.