Summer Fun Guide

Be transported to some of our planet’s most breathtaking, at-risk habitats, see the last Concorde ever to fly, or experience the Stone Age; we’ve got plenty of ideas for a joyful family outing


Longleat

From 20 July to 2 September, Longleat is celebrating its newest Australian residents, who have made Koala Creek their home, with its vibrant Australian Summer ...

Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park

Prepare for a summer of adventure, whatever the weather. Explore a huge indoor and outdoor play areas, meet new furry friends in the undercover animal barn, tr...

Cheddar Gorge and Caves

Experience the Stone Age for yourself from 20 July to 1 September around the prehistoric landscape of Cheddar Gorge and Caves. Walk in the footsteps of your an...

Wimbleball Lake

Wimbleball Lake is the perfect place for a family adventure this summer. Camp by the lake, discover the glamping tents or explore the lake by boat, bike or foo...

Bristol Balloons

Glide on high in Zulu Romeo. Fulfil a lifetime’s ambition, perhaps, and experience a bird’s eye view as you drift above the landscape of historic Bristol, famo...

The Whirligig Festival

Presented by Theatre Orchard, the Whirlgig Festival is heading to Weston-super-Mare on 13 July. From midday until 5pm, The Italian Gardens will be filled with ...

Getting Out and About

If you are planning a day out with a person you provide care for, things you may need to think about include transport, accessible venues and facilities and di...

Bristol Hippodrome

Horrible Histories is about to land at the Bristol Hippodrome. From 24 – 27 July, the Live on Stage production is bringing the terrible Tudors and awful Egypti...

The Fashion Museum, Bath

The Fashion Museum, Bath, is one of the world’s great museum collections of historical and contemporary dress. The headline exhibition ‘A History of Fashion in...

The Roman Baths

The Roman Baths will stay open until 10pm every evening until 31 August this summer, offering visitors a chance to soak up the special atmosphere around the to...

Bristol Old Vic

Set off on an intrepid family adventure as part of a quest to find a bear as this adaptation of Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury’s much-loved picture book We’re...

We The Curious

A packed programme of workshops, storytelling, poetry and art activities awaits at We The Curious this summer and it’s all about positive action to limit climat...