Family-friendly places in Somerset
There's all sorts for families to do at places around Somerset, from visiting a natural pier to running across the grass. Start planning your day out for the family to enjoy.
Discover a natural pier and acres of grass to explore in the fresh air.
Explore 1,000 years of history at Dunster castle, from its collection of painted leather hangings – the only one of its kind in the UK – to its historic working watermill.
Find out more about what family activities are available at Barrington Court in Somerset, and plan your visit
If you’re looking for things to do together this autumn, why not head over to Montacute House? There is plenty to keep the whole family happy.
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.
There are all sorts of architecture and wildlife to be discovered at Prior Park, from bridges to a restored Edwardian summerhouse and kingfishers around the lakes.
Fyne Court is a haven for wildlife in spring, with clues to its past life as an Arcadian garden. You can also explore the Quantock Hills, with enjoyable walks and captivating views.
Holnicote Estate has something for everyone, from its wild moorland and shingle beaches to ancient woodland and charming villages. Plus, keep an eye out for its resident red deer.
Discover pebble beaches and expansive sandy stretches for families
Bossington is a charming seaside hamlet with thatched cottages. Old lime kilns and Second World War defences line the pebble beach, which is a great place to spot coastal birds.
With its ample birdlife and 13th-century priory, the Sand Point and Middle Hope coastline is one of the most interesting in North Somerset.