Bath is an amazing city, filled with history and culture to your heart’s content. If you plan on bringing the little ones along, there’s plenty for them to enjoy, too, as Bath is very family-friendly. The best part? Most are within walking distance of your Bath hotel, so kids won’t get too tired sightseeing. Here’s our list of the best things to do with kids in Bath, England.

Visit the ROman Baths

Perhaps one of the most famous sites in Bath, touring the Roman Baths isn’t just fun for adults; there’s an audio guide just for children, with plenty of fun and interactive activities along the way. You simply cannot miss the Roman Baths on your visit to Bath, so don’t worry about bringing the kids – they’ll love the visit, too!

Get Creative at The Makery

The Makery has its headquarters in Bath, and again, time spent here is fun for the whole family. Home to a variety of creative workshops, you can choose from a multitude of arts and crafts that your kids will love, whether that’s making superhero masks, clothing for their favourite toys, jewellery, or tie dye t-shirts. Perfect for making your own Bath souvenir!

bath city farm

Found not far from the city centre, Bath City Farm is a perfect place to while away the afternoon with the kids. With a variety of animals across its 37 acres, the farm also supports disadvantaged people in the community by offering educations, training, and therapeutic activities.

Catch a live show

There are always plenty of live theatre shows to choose from in Bath, but make sure to check out kid-friendly listings at the egg theatre, where they have a designated children’s theatre.

Play in ROyal Victoria Park

Open since 1830, this park has plenty for kids of all ages to enjoy, from play equipment to botanical gardens to skate ramps. It even has an ice rink in the winter!

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Take to the water

One of the best ways to see Bath and its surroundings is to take a canal boat tour. There are plenty of day trips or shorter trips to take with kids, or, if you have older children, there are kayaks for hire as well. Perfect for a unique perspective of this beautiful city!

Try your hand at mini-golf

Head to Victoria Falls Adventure for some mini-golf fun, found right near the Royal Crescent. With 18 holes, there are plenty of fun challenges across the waterways, waterfalls, and the 15th hole is even in the middle of the lake! Sure to be fun for the whole family.

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Time for a treat? Try at Bath bun

Bath is famous for its Bath Buns, a bun that can be served with either sweet or savoury toppings. Sally Lunn’s has been serving Bath Buns for hundreds of years, so you’re guaranteed to get the best of the best. Kids will love the sweet versions!

Have you been to Bath? What would you suggest for children?


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