Walk, surf or go ape

Get down to Bath for the rooftop spa and Roman Baths, walk the Cotswold Way from the door, or surf the man-made swell at The Wave. Meet many cuties at Cotswold Farm Park, brave the ropes at Go Ape, watch money being made at the Royal Mint Experience, and find a Banksy on a codebreaking walk.

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Country kids

Kids love cuties and you’ll find plenty at the Cotswold Farm Park, with over 50 breeds across seven species of British farm animals, such as Golden Guernsey goats and Highland cattle. Take the rare breeds trail and roam the farm on horseback. Then meet more animals at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Chew Valley or Bristol Zoo.

Get some vitamin D down you on the high ropes, zip slides and segways of Go Ape in the Forest of Dean. Take a trip on the Avon Valley Railway and tuck into a station-based buffet. Ride the country lanes with bikes hired from Bristol Cycle Shack. Or fly your kite on the expansive sands of Weston-Super-Mare beach.

Catch the latest flicks at Vue Cinema in Longwell Green. Watch money being made at the Royal Mint Experience. See around 400 classic cars from all over the globe at the Haynes Motor Museum. Or find a Banksy on the Cabot Tower Codebreaking Walk around Bristol.

Energy left? Head to Cotswold Water Park for horse-riding, rally driving, angling, archery, birdwatching, shooting, wakeboarding, wilderness skills and more. Try climbing and bouldering indoors and out at Far Peak Climbing. Or visit Bristol Aquarium, the only one in the UK with a giant botanical house.

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For the grown ups

Within striking distance of beautiful Bath, it’d be a shame not to explore. Discover the Royal Crescent and the museum at No.1. Head up to the rooftop spa pool at Bath Thermae. See what our ancestors did with the place at the Roman Baths. Take the Jane Austen Trail. Wrap things up with cocktails at Circo Bar.

Get active with swimming and gymming at Keynsham Leisure Centre. Walk the Cotswold Way or the Golden Valley Nature Reserve with the dogs from the door. Ruin a lovely walk with a round or two at Tracy Park Golf Course. Or hop onto horseback and roam the area with Wapley Riding Stables.

Surf the man-made swell and tuck into the perfect barrel at The Wave in Bristol. Fish for carp at Boyd Valley. Vulture some culture at Arnolfini, including film, music and visual arts. Take a trip through aviation history at Aerospace Bristol. Or explore the award-winning Brunel’s SS Great Britain, once the world’s largest passenger ship.

Take a guided tour of Bristol, including the Banksy. Head back in time at Tyntesfield, a Gothic Revival masterpiece with extensive gardens and parkland. Marvel at Bath Abbey, one of the largest examples of perpendicular Gothic architecture in the West Country. Or check out ‘Victorian CCTV’ with the camera obscura at Clifton Observatory.

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Happy hens (and stags)

There’s plenty on site to make a hen cluck with glee. Fill an afternoon with fun and games in the garden and spend your evenings bubbling and babbling in the eight-seat hot tub. Come indoors to catch movies on the 50″ TV or plan some party games and dancing in the spacious rooms.

Elsewhere, get active with rock climbing at Flash Point. Shoot clay at Coombs, with medals, targets and a beginner’s stand. Go full throttle on some of the UK’s fastest karts at Absolutely Karting in Bristol. Or chill in the steaming waters of the rooftop Bath Thermae Spa and the indoor Minerva pool.

Bath is the business for hens and stags. Take a cocktail masterclass at The Botanist. Use your noggin to solve the puzzles within 60 minutes and make it out alive at the Tempo Escape Rooms. Paint pots at Crockadoodledo, taste wine and tapas with Le Vignoble, or perfect your downward dog at Bath Yoga Studio.

Organise an in-house facial or massage with beautician Shami. Make your own cocktails with Tipsy Parties. Figure out whodunnit with 1st Call Murder Mystery. Have a flutter at Bath Racecourse. Light up your night at Zero/Zero, The Second Bridge Cellar, or at Moles, host to bands including Radiohead, The Smiths, and The Killers.

Cornflower Cottage - kate & tom's Large Holiday Homes