Play/Days Out: Indoor Fun

For when the weather is being thoroughly British, here’s some indoor family fun ideas . . .

Visit for FREE

Portishead Library (& other libraries)

Clevedon Community Bookshop – Clevedon
A community run bookshop who sell pre-loved books for everyone. Pop in & snuggle up for a story in their Kid’s Corner, you might even find a book bargain while you’re there.

M Shed – Bristol Harbourside
a really family friendly museum with working exhibits, shop & cafe. Kids & adults alike will lobe the old double decker bus!

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Blaise Castle House Museum

Weston Museum
We celebrate the history of Weston-super-Mare and its surrounding areas from prehistoric times to the present day using the distinctive historic building that houses the Museum and the diverse museum collection of North Somerset Council. Through inspiration, learning and enjoyment, we will help the local community and its visitors to understand their past and ask questions about the present and future.
Big Pit
A real coal mine and one of Britain’s leading mining museums. Enjoy a multi-media tour of a modern coal mine with a virtual miner in the Mining Galleries, exhibitions in the Pithead Baths and Historic colliery buildings. All this AND the world-famous Underground Tour. Go 300 feet underground with a real miner and see what life was like for the thousands of men who worked at the coal face.


Entrance Fee


Gordano Sports Centre

Why not hire out a court to play badminton, football, netball or something new. There are Indoor, grass & astroturf courts to chose from.Website

Parish Wharf Leisure Centre (Court Hire & Swimming Pool)

Gordano Gate, Brewers Fayre Soft Play


Curzon Community Cinema –  our lovely community cinema, first opened in 1912! Website


Jump N Jackz – indoor soft play

Kidsville – indoor soft play

The Helicopter Museum – check out their Open Cockpit days, so you can play being a helicopter pilot


Airhop – Cribbs Causeway a trampolining fans dream

Bristol Aquarium – Bristol Harbourside

Brunel’s SS Great Britain – Bristol Harbourside a big favourite! a ticket lasts 12 months, so you can re-visit as many times as you like

Wild Things Play Project, Cribbs Causeway opened in 2022, indoor (outdoor feel) play centre

Hollywood Bowl – Cribbs Causeway bowling fun for the whole family

Jump – Cribbs Causeway large Indoor soft play, with meals & snacks too

Vue Cinema – Cribbs Causeway  our nearest multi-screen cinema

We The Curious – Bristol Harbourside large hands on science centre, loads to do for everyone