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A family walking in the grounds at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire
A family walking in the grounds at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Family-friendly places near Bath and Bristol

Discover the best places to explore as a family in Bath and Bristol this summer season. Plan your days out for a memorable visit that the whole family will enjoy.

Places to visit with your family in Bath and Bristol

Discover all the best places to explore with your family for a great day out.

Children and adult in play area at Dyrham Park, South Gloucestershire

Dyrham Park 

Find out what’s on for families this season at Dyrham Park and plan your visit.

A parent and young child point and look at a display of orange pumpkins in a glasshouse at Tyntesfield


Looking for fun family activities to do this autumn? Whether you're after outdoor games for the kids or just a relaxing picnic in nature, we've got plenty for you to enjoy.

A child's hands holding a paintbrush and a piece of paper with their creation on.

Bath Assembly Rooms 

Find out what's on offer at the Bath Assembly Rooms for families. During 2023 we'll be hosting a range of different events that provide an opportunity for families to visit the Assembly Rooms.

An adult and a child sit on a bench in Lacock's woodland, they are sitting under an umbrella with a mobility scooter in the foreground. It is autumn and fallen leaves are scattered around them.


Have an outdoor adventure at Lacock this autumn, watch as the seasons change in the woodland and gardens and enjoy family activities during October half term.

The woodland play area at Newark Park

Newark Park 

There's plenty for families to enjoy throughout the seasons at Newark Park.

Two children with wheelbarrows of apples


With plenty of space, fresh air and history all around, Avebury is a perfect place to bring the family, whatever the time of year.

A man and child explore the ruins of Fountains Abbey. The man is holding the little girl as they look up at the stone walls of the abbey.

Find a family-friendly place near you 

There are lots of things to do when you visit one of our family-friendly places. Find inspiration for days out and discover a range of activities for everyone.

Tyntesfield House in Spring

Places to visit in Bath and Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures. See what the area around Bath and Bristol has to offer.