Family Days Out

Two lions on an adventure

Family holidays can be the source of lifelong memories. There are some fantastic family days out within easy reach of Cossington Park for your kids to enjoy and remember for years to come.

We’ve put together just a few places for you to visit, explore and enjoy, whatever the weather.

Animal Farm Adventure Park, Burnham on Sea

A great place for a day out with the kids, with lots of animals and fun activities including indoor soft play, trampolines, an outdoor adventure castle, and mini crazy golf.

Somerset Boat Centre, Bridgwater

Pet and family-friendly, visitors can try out kayaking or paddleboarding, hire a boat, charter the narrow boat, or take one of their regular trips along the canal.

Brean Leisure Park, Burnham on Sea

A 200-acre leisure park with rides, a Waterpark, indoor soft play area, and a 16-hole golf course. There are various restaurants on-site, or you can take a picnic.

Weston Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare

Visit Weston’s Grand Pier for sea air, fish and chips, rides, new and retro arcade games, a soft play area, mini golf, and more!

A great day out for all the family.

Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Cheddar

Home to the famous Gough Caves, Cheddar Gorge is a picturesque limestone Gorge with astounding views and lots of wildlife.

Families can enjoy a tour of the caves, or a visit to the museum of prehistory where kids can find out about our ancestors, hear stories, or watch live cave painting demonstrations.

Mendip Activity Centre, Winscombe

The Mendip Activity Centre offers a huge range of activities, including abseiling, archery, caving, canoeing, rock climbing, and more!

There’s also a fabulous dry ski slope if you fancy trying skiing, snowboarding, or tobogganing, without the snow.

Bishops Palace, Wells

A historic, 13th-century palace and home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells. With 13 acres of beautiful grounds, a moat, and a children’s play area. Look at the website for details of children’s activities during the school holidays, including crafting, storytelling, and family trails.

Dogs are allowed in the grounds on a lead.

Wookey Hole, Near Wells

A popular family attraction with fascinating caves and lots of other activities, including a soft play area, crazy golf, arcade‐type attractions, a 4-D cinema, and dinosaurs!

National Trust – Montacute House, Montacute

A beautiful late Elizabethan mansion with extensive gardens and parklands. Events and family activities are run throughout the year – check the website for details.

Longleat Safari Park, Warminster

The world’s first safari park outside of Africa. Enjoy a safari tour with lots of amazing animals, lounge on the beach, take a Jungle Cruise, ride the railway, and more!

Keep an eye on the website for some brilliant events throughout the year.

National Trust – Bath Skyline Family Discovery Trail

A beautiful 2-mile accessible walk just outside of the Heritage City of Bath, with a woodland play area and elf and fairy foray.

Family Woodland Walk Somerset