We’re more than halfway through the holidays already and you might have started to run out of ideas on how to keep the kids entertained.
Luckily for all the mums, dads and grandparents out there we’re here to help! There’s plenty to do around Bristol during the last few weeks of the holidays, from the wacky to the wonderful here are our top picks…
Kids go free at Bristol Zoo: July 21st - September 2nd
If you’re looking for something cheap to do over the summer holidays, Bristol Zoo’s kids go free offer is back! All you need to do is book online and for each paying adult a child can go in for free. As always, there’s plenty on from various Guess Who inspired games with a wild twist to craft activities and face painting (may incur a small charge).
The Land of Adventure Summer at Wild Place Project: July 21st - September 2nd
If you’re looking to take the kids on an adventure this summer head to the Wild Place Project! From a Really Wild Quest to a Butterfly Trail, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy. If the weather’s good, take a blanket and a picnic and enjoy the great outdoors on the project’s large green at Tower Meadow.
Gromit Unleashed 2: July 2nd - September 2nd
Following the success of the first two arts trails by Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal in 2013 and 2015, Gromit is back and this time he’s brought a friend and a foe along! Gromit will be joined by his old pal Wallace and arch nemesis Feathers McGraw to form a public art trail featuring over 60 giant sculptures. This will be the first sculpture trail in the world to feature three licensed characters and will include a number of Bristol’s leading institutions. How many will you see?!
The Festival of Fishes at Bristol Aquarium: July 21st - September 2nd
Another purse-pleasing option, Bristol Aquarium is offering the chance for kids to go to the Festival of Fishes for just £1 when accompanied by a full-paying adult. The Festival of Fishes is a family-friendly indoor festival featuring a whole host of hands-on activities. The kids can check out the aquarium’s resident octopus and touch real sharks’ teeth too!