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Science and Nature

Explore-At-Bristol – Discover a whole world of science and technology with intriguing exhibits and hands-on activities for all ages.

Bristol Zoo Gardens - 450 species of animals - see how this zoo is working to conserve mammals, amphibians and insects around the world.

HorseWorld – a rescue place for horses, ponies and donkeys; hands-on feeding activities and fun games for all ages.

Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park – a few miles from Bristol, this adventure park is great for families.

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm – from exotic species to the more familiar animals.

WWT Slimbridge – with species of geese, ducks, birds and swans; exciting activities such as the Canoe Safari and Flamingo feeds.

History and Culture

Brunel’s ss Great Britain – Take a trip back through time as you explore the authentically-restored decks of Brunel’s great propeller-driven ship.

Cheddar Caves & Gorge – incredible underground rock formations at Cheddar, with eerie history.

Avon Valley Railway – ride an authentic steam train through the rolling hills of the Avon Valley, with great family events on throughout the year.

Berkeley Castle – explore this centuries-old castle of days gone by. On its grounds is a tranquil walled garden and Butterfly House.

Clifton Suspension Bridge – free guided tour of Bristol’s most famous landmark with incredible views.

Wookey Hole Caves & Papermill – find the Wookey Witch and take part in other activities at these ancient underground caves.

City Museum & Art Gallery – free entry to this city museum and art gallery containing ancient artefacts, and an ever-changing schedule of exhibits and events.

Bristol Blue Glass Factory – tour the factory to see how Bristol’s most famous export is created and try toblowing your own glass bubble.

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