Summer days out near Bath and Bristol

Everything you need to keep the whole family playing happily this summer.

Father and children


There’s something going on every day this summer. You can explore the ancient stone circle and museum, or join in with our family activities, from sports days to archaeology afternoons, trails and children’s yoga.

Child playing on a tractor at Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire.

Dyrham Park 

Come rain or shine, the summer holidays are bursting with family fun at Dyrham Park. There's the Old Lodge natural play area and deer to spot, plus seed planting on Mondays and nature crafts on Fridays.

Boy creating a clay green man at Prior Park

Prior Park Landscape Garden 

With Terrific Tuesdays running until the end of August, why not make Prior Park your playground this summer? All budding composers are welcome in the new musical playground, and there are lots of great picnic spots to enjoy.

Family fun at Tyntesfield


Tyntesfield is the perfect place to play this summer; whether you're looking to get out and about on bookable outdoor activities, a fun family trail inspired by the estate's Victorian history or by exploring Tyntesfield's four play areas. If you're looking to stay indoors there are Victorian parlour games in the estate's grand gothic house.

Summer crafts in Lacock's Botanic Garden

Playful days at Lacock

Why not escape outdoors and enjoy the last of the lazy summer days at Lacock...