Award winning zoo with big cats and plenty of other creatures great and small, including rhinos, giraffes, birds of prey, meerkats, monkeys and reptiles. Other attractions include animal shows, exhibitions, tractor rides, mazes and lots of adventure play areas for children.
Opening times: Feb~Nov, Mon to Sat from 10am
Location: Clevedon Road, Wraxall, Bristol, Somerset, BS48 1PG
Tel: 01275 852606 - Website
Facilities: free parking, refreshments, picnic area
A disused railway line, converted into a traffic free heritage trail that runs from Clevedon to Shepton Mallet. Ideal for walking, cycling and wheelchair users. Some sections are also suitable for horse riding.
Willow, a sustainable natural product, has been grown and used for traditional crafts on the Somerset Levels for hundreds of years. On-site exhibition and museum describes the history of willow farming and basket making by the Coate Family since 1819. Site shop sells a range of traditional and contemporary willow products and furniture, including willow plants.
Opening times: all year (exc Xmas), Mon-Sat, 9.30am to 5pm Free Entry
Location: Stoke St, Gregory, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 6HY - Tel: 01823 490249 - Website
Facilities: parking, shop, tea room, wildlife walks, guided tours
Indoor tropical jungle with free-flying birds and other animals, submarine tropical aquarium. Set in beautiful landscaped gardens. Includes Puppet Theatre and museum. Indoor and outdoor children's adventure play areas.
Opening times: all year, daily from 11am Admission Charge
Location: Somerset, TA23 0QB - Tel: 01984 640688 - Website
Facilities: refreshments, parking, shop
Attractions & Theme Parks:
Animal Farm | Brean Leisure Park | Cheddar Gorge and Caves | East Somerset Railway | Puxton Park | Rich's Cider Farm | West Somerset Steam Railway | Wookey Hole Caves | Vivary Adventure Centre
Castles, Monuments & Heritage Sites:
Bakelite Museum | Cadbury Castle | Cleeve Abbey | Coleridge Cottage | Dunster Castle | Hungerford Castle | Fleet Air Arm Museum | Glastonbury Abbey | Haynes Motor Museum | Helicopter Museum | Muchelney Abbey | Nunney Castle | Stoke-Sub-Hamdon Priory | Shoe Museum | Taunton Castle | Wells Cathedral | Woodspring Priory
Nature, Wildlife & Scenic Sites:
Noah's Ark Zoo | Strawberry Line | Willow & Wetlands | Tropiquaria
Gardens & Historic Houses:
Barrington Court | Clevedon Court | Cricket St Thomas | East Lambrook | Hestercombe | Lytes Cary | Tyntesfield | King John's Hunting Lodge | Forde Abbey | Tintinhull Garden | Montacute House
Please note that the above information was accurate at the time this page was last updated. This information is subject to change at any time (opening times in particular), therefore if you plan on visiting any of the above attractions, please check the owner's website first or phone them for the latest details.