Family-friendly activities around Cirencester and beyond
Birdland Park & Gardens
Explore the amazing world of birds, take the Jurassic Journey back to when dinosaurs roamed the Cotswolds, and come face-to-face with reptiles at this fantastic wildlife park based in Bourton-on-the-Water.
Rugrats & Halfpints
Gloucestershire’s largest indoor soft play area that the entire family can enjoy. A huge 13,000 sq ft play area in Cirencester, with a large multi-tiered soft play structure.
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Stroll around the park and enjoy uninterrupted views of a extensive range of animals including lions, rhinos, giraffes, tortoises, red pandas and penguins.
Cotswold Farm Park
Visit BBC Countryfile presenter Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park for a fun family day out. Interact closely with the animals, meet over 50 flocks and herds of farm animals and enjoy the adventure playground and Farm Safari trip.
The Model Village
Found behind the Church in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water, enjoy a walk through the grounds and discover a section of an ancient Roman wall.
Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool
Open May to September, the "UK’s oldest public outdoor swimming pool in continuous use" offers the chance to swim in natural spring water heated to an average of 27°C.
Head 4 Heights
An exhilarating range of climbing, jumping and swinging activities, all in complete safety, for those family members with a head for heights!
The Adventure Zone
Based in the Cotswold Water Park, fun outdoor activities organised for children under the age of sixteen.
Farmtastic Animal Farm
Meet over 100 animals at the farm and take part in a wide variety of activities.
Swindon & Cricklade Steam Railway
Wiltshire’s only heritage steam railway. Vintage steam and diesel-hauled trains, restored and run on a railway built by volunteers.