Our Favourite Places in Somerset With Children

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This month we’re taking a look at some of the best things to do in and around Taunton when you’re travelling with children. Taking into account the unreliability of the British summer, we’ve included a selection of both indoor and outdoor activities to keep the little ones entertained.

Space Adventurers, Taunton
Located here in Taunton, Space Adventurers in an interactive and immersive environment where children up to the age of 12 can allow their imaginations to run free. 

There are three dedicated areas based on age so that all children can play safely within an environment that has been designed specifically for their needs. The areas cater for 0-2 yr olds, 2-4 year olds and 5-12 year olds.

The baby sensory area will delight young children with interstellar lighting displays, colourful ball pits, bubbles tubes, mirrors, lights and lots more to discover.

The toddler soft play area lets your mini space cadets explore in tunnels and tubes on a rocket ship. Featuring music learning pads, slides, ball pits, blocks and climbing frames there is plenty to explore.

For the 5-12 year olds there’s a whole intergalactic world to discover with gravity-defying flooring, portals to other galaxies and intergalactic space canons. There’s also an interactive Strike Arena where you can compete to get onto the leaderboard as well as 4 lane astro-slides to race your fellow space cadets.

You can order food and drink to be delivered to your area so when it’s time to refuel, you’ll have everything you need!

Flip Out, Somerset
Just a short drive from Taunton, kids will go wild for Flip Out, that is so much more than just a trampoline park.

With 15 attractions to choose from, there are plenty of options to keep everyone entertained when the weather outside means you need to find some indoor fun.

For your youngest children, a toddler soft play area is perfect for safe play. There are two huge trampoline areas for younger and older children to enjoy as well as the long, narrow tumble tracks where you can practice your flips.

If bouncing isn’t your thing, there’s a Ninja Obstacle Course to tackle as well as a Stunt Zone. Channel your inner Gladiator on the Balance Beams where you can try to knock your opponent into the foam pit below.

There are also indoor football and slam ball courts where you can work up an appetite before heading to the cafe of ice cream parlour for a much needed pit stop.

Vivary Golf & Adventure Centre, Taunton
On a dry day, the Vivary Golf and Adventure Centre is the perfect place to enjoy a wide range of activities suitable for the whole family.

There’s an 18 hole golf course that will challenge players of all ages and abilities with its fabulous greens and plenty of bunkers and water hazards to avoid. Just book a tee time and turn up - we can help provide all the kit you need. 

For those who take their golf a little less seriously, then why not try the 18 hole crazy golf course? It’s great fun for the whole family and a brilliant way to try your hand at golf if you’ve never played before. You don’t need to pre book - just turn up and play.

The high ropes centre offers a fantastic range of activities suitable for everyone. There are lower, less intense ropes to start off with as you find your feet (and balance!) Then you can try your hand at the climbing wall, high ropes, totem pole and the power fan descender.

When you’ve fully worn yourself out, there’s a cafe for meals, snacks and drinks where you can catch your breath after an active session outside.

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