With half term coming up and the stress of the kids being off, it can be difficult to come up with ideas to not only keep them entertained but also get them away from their computer.
So to give you a helping hand, we thought we would list some of the things to do in Bath in half term. Bath has a great selection of things to do with kids of all ages, so we hope that some of the ideas in this list are useful.
First up is the Cinema. Bath has a fantastic cinema located on James Street West with plenty of big screens and showcasing all the latest films. Prices are quite reasonable and is the perfect way to keep the kids quite for a couple of hours.
The Roman Baths
Take them on trip back in time and visit the Roman Baths. Full of the history and with a great museum which is packed full of some of the wonderful treasures that have been found in around the Roman Baths. More information on the Roman Baths can be found here. We would highly recommend a trip to the Roman Baths as part of any visit to the city of Bath and not just something to do in Bath in half term.
The next recommendation of things to do in Bath in half term isn’t actually in the city of Bath but is actually in Bristol around 30 minutes from Bath. The At Bristol centre in Bristol is a state of the art, interactive science centre! Packed full of interactive and hands on items that kids of all ages will simply love.
A new attraction will be launched in March of this year (2013) Called Build It! with Bob the Builder. This new attraction well be opening just in time for the first weekend of the Easter holidays on March 23rd and the 24th 2013. A real treat for all ages and is very educational as well as being a lot of fun.
For more information about the At Bristol Centre please visit their website or call 08453451235.
Why not take your kids on a cruise! No not to the Caribbean, but on the Pulteney Princess from the Weir near the Pulteney Bridge right up to the lovely village of Bathampton. You will see some wonderful sights on the river cruise and get up close to all the water rushing over the weir.
You may even spot an Otter or two as the have recently spotted swimming right near the weir, which is a wonderful sight to see.
The trip lasts up the river lasts around one hour, which will allow you to get off at the Bathampton Mill where there are a few lovely riverside restaurants and pubs. Once you’ve had a bite to eat and explored a little you can catch a return on a later boat.
Taking the relaxing trip up the river on the Pulteney Princess is only available from Easter to October.
One of the most popular things to do in bath in half term is to visit on of Bath’ beautiful parks and gardens. Victoria Park has a large play area for kids of all ages and a skate park to keep kids entertained this half term. Victoria Park has some huge open spaces which the perfect place to take a picnic or just to play a bit of football.
The final place I would recommend you visit if you are still stuck for ideas is a website called Bath Mums, which has a whole host of ideas of things to do in bath in half term.