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Days Out with Kids in Bristol

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Bristol is a lovely city in the South West of England. Boasting fun attractions, the city is a great place to enjoy a holiday, short break or day out with kids. Set on the River Avon with a beautiful harbour, the city is rich in culture and history and has so much for the whole family to enjoy. You’ll find a wide range of activities and attractions across the city for memorable days out with kids. 


Bristol Aquarium

The biggest aquarium in the city with over 40 displays to explore. The aquarium has a fab selection of aquatic animals including tropical fish, sharks, stingrays, seahorses and more. Visitors can walk through the underwater tunnels where there are sharks, fish and a giant octopus swimming above. There are plenty of opportunities for your little ones to learn more about the fish as well as a gift shop and cafe. 

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Native Aquatic Life in Bristol Aquarium Sunken Ship
Native Aquatic Life in Bristol Aquarium Sunken Ship

Bristol Zoo Gardens 

A fantastic zoo in the city of Bristol. The zoo is set over 12 acres of beautiful gardens with over 400 species from around the world for you to see. From red pandas and gorillas to African penguins and meerkats, you’ll be able to find everyone’s favourite animal at Bristol Zoo Gardens. A fun day out for the whole family, the zoo also has animal experiences, food and drink kiosks and a gift shop. 

Avon Valley Railway 

Venture just outside the city and enjoy a scenic train ride on the Avon Valley Railway. A perfect activity for all ages, the heritage railway takes guests on a beautiful 3-mile journey through the West Country countryside and across the River Avon boasting breath taking views. This is a great way for the whole family to experience a heritage railway, learn more about the locomotive and see some of the best scenery in the area. 

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Avon Valley Railway 
Avon Valley Railway

Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park 

For the ultimate day out full of fun, Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park is a must-visit. Just outside the city of Bristol, the adventure and wildlife park is home to farmyard animals and has a petting zoo, playground, mini train, go-karts and scenic river walks. With over 90 acres to explore featuring indoor and outdoor spaces, this is a fun day out at any time of the year. 

Congo Falls Adventure Golf 

If you’re looking for some competitive fun whilst in Bristol, the Congo Falls Adventure Golf is a great way to spend time with family. The adventure golf is fun for all ages and features 18 holes set over blue lagoons, wobbly bridges, waterfalls, islands and more. This is a great way to have fun with the whole family. Easy to play, this is a family-friendly activity and will provide great entertainment for everyone. 

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Congo Falls Adventure Golf 
Congo Falls Adventure Golf – Margate

So whether you’re visiting Bristol for the day or planning a family holiday, there are plenty of family-friendly activities. You’ll find plenty of options for days out with kids in the city. From educational activities to animal experiences and fun activities, there are lots of options for all families. 

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