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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Spectacular aquarium in the Harbourside area that provides an amazing underwater adventure from the British coast to exotic tropical seas
A visit to this city zoo is your passport for a day trip into an amazing world of animals, exhibits and other attractions
Step aboard the award-winning Brunel's ss Great Britain for a ship shape and Bristol fashion day out!
The Wild Place Project is Bristol’s new affordable and fun family attraction that will provide adventure, play and learning.
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.
Interactive, family-friendly technology centre.
One of the country's finest music venues, offering the best in classical, chamber, world, folk, blues and jazz
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".
National Trust Victorian Gothic house, gardens, woodland, 3 play areas, 2 cafes, and shop...Phew! And all on Bristol's doorstep. Open every day.
M Shed is an exciting and innovative flagship museum for Bristol with gallery space and a packed events schedule.
Bowood House & Gardens at Bowood Hotel Spa & Golf Resort
Museum and art gallery exhibiting some outstanding collections of art, archaeology, Egyptology and natural history in a magnificent building
Enjoy a lively programme of independent film, digital media and events at this fantastic media centre in the heart of the Harbourside
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
One of the country's top provincial theatres, which proudly continues to stage major West End and Broadway productions
Discover one of the UK's most famous beauty spots with the largest natural Gorge and two beautiful stalactite caverns.
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.
Well renowned and popular conservation centre, which features the world's largest collection of swans, geese, ducks and flamingos
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Set in 66 acres of breathtaking countryside walks, gardens, animals, play areas and a Cafe catering for all the family, Old Down Country Park is an award winning local attraction.