Short breaks in Bath – the 5 family attractions you must visit

Short breaks in Bath – the 5 family attractions you must visit

If you’re on a short break in Bath, or staying nearby with us at the Britton’s Farm Estate luxury boutique B&B, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to see and do.

There is absolutely loads going on in this fantastic part of the world, but you only have a few days to spend, here are the 5 top attractions for families in Bath that you absolutely must not miss:

  1. The Egg at the Theatre Royal. This is an award-winning theatre space especially for kids and families, putting on fun, imaginative performances every Saturday. There’s also a family-friendly café and play area attached, and The Egg also puts on workshops and sessions for kids to get involved in.
  1. Longleat Safari and Adventure Park. Travel a little bit further and you’ll reach this fantastic safari park, where you can enjoy giraffe feeding, the Monkey Drive-Thru and the Rockin’ Rhino ride, new for this summer! There’s also Penguin Island and the new BBC Deadly Adventure Challenge – it’s a fantastic day out for all the family, for both kids and adults.
  1. Royal Victoria Park. If you’re looking for a beautiful spot for a picnic and a play, the Royal Victoria Park just a short stroll from Bath city centre is ideal. Its 57 acres of green parkland also boasts an 18 hole mini golf course, a botanical gardens and tennis facilities, as well as a thrilling adventure playground.
  1. The Roman Baths. This famous attraction is great for adults, but there’s plenty to entertain the kids too – including the family audio trail and actors dressed as Roman stone masons who you can talk to.
  1. Victoria Art Gallery. Head to this free gallery in the school holidays and your kids can indulge their creative sides with drawing and colouring, workshops and other fun art-based activities while you drink in some culture.

All of these fantastic family attractions are just a short distance from the Britton’s Farm boutique B&B near Bath – so you’ve no excuse not to tick at least a few off your list!


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