Family things to do
We pride ourselves on being a family-friendly city, offering entertainment for kids of all ages.
There is a whole city to explore with world-class attractions and exciting activities plus nearby countryside and green spaces to really let off some steam. Become a Bristol adventurer and search for Banksy on the walls, or pirates on the water. You could climb the rigging on a giant ship or travel through space in the Planetarium. In Bristol families could come face to face with a cute penguin or a cheeky lemur. All these adventures and more await you here. So get making some memories and visit Bristol.
We've picked Bristol's most family-friendly venues and sorted them into the handy list below.
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The Wild Place Project is Bristol’s new affordable and fun family attraction that will provide adventure, play and learning.
Spectacular aquarium in the Harbourside area that provides an amazing underwater adventure from the British coast to exotic tropical seas
Taking off in Summer 2017, Aerospace Bristol will tell the amazing story of Bristol’s world-class aerospace industry and give you the chance to step aboard a British icon, Concorde 216.
Step aboard the award-winning Brunel's ss Great Britain for a ship shape and Bristol fashion day out!
Interactive, family-friendly technology centre.
A visit to this city zoo is your passport for a day trip into an amazing world of animals, exhibits and other attractions
Bowood House & Gardens at Bowood Hotel Spa & Golf Resort
Discover one of the UK's most famous beauty spots with the largest natural Gorge and two beautiful stalactite caverns.
Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres where the history of Bristol is told in a leafy and tranquil setting.
Historic 850-acre parkland with mansion, two pitch-and-putt golf courses, deer park, miniature railway, orienteering and nature trails
Enjoy a lively programme of independent film, digital media and events at this fantastic media centre in the heart of the Harbourside
Their unique outdoor high ropes adventure course combines climbing activities and thrilling challenges. You can climb, swing and leap your way through the day with their range of climbing challenges and the renowned "leap of faith".
Museum and art gallery exhibiting some outstanding collections of art, archaeology, Egyptology and natural history in a magnificent building
One of the country's top provincial theatres, which proudly continues to stage major West End and Broadway productions
One of the country's finest music venues, offering the best in classical, chamber, world, folk, blues and jazz
Take a day outside of Bristol and spend a day with the Big Zoo Animals at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm home to Rhinos, Tigers, Lions and Giraffes and now Elephants.
M Shed is an exciting and innovative flagship museum for Bristol with gallery space and a packed events schedule.
National Trust Victorian Gothic house, gardens, woodland, 3 play areas, 2 cafes, and shop...Phew! And all on Bristol's doorstep. Open every day.
Combine the fascinating history of Bristol with the city's best street art on this tour which takes in many of the sights and interesting facts.
Greville Smyth Park is a community park and is the only park in Bristol that also includes playing structures for teenagers and can be enjoyed by all ages!