Family Attractions in Someret

WELLS CATHEDRAL                                                                                
(01749) 674483
Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE
www.wellscathedral.org.uk

Open: All year but will close at 6pm:  Daily Scheduled tours Mon – Sat ‘Music in Wells Cathedral’ – a full programme of concerts. For details please visit

ANIMAL FARM COUNTRY PARK 
(01278) 751628
RED ROAD, BERROW, BURNHAM ON SEA, TA8 2RW
www.animal-farm.co.uk

From M5 Junction 22 head for Burnham and then Berrow & follow the brown signs.

Open: All year 10am – 5.00pm except 24th – 26th Dec

Events:
Santa’s Grotto in December; phone / visit website for details
Child £5.50 Adult £5.50 OAP £4.00

CHEDDAR SHOWCAVES                                                                         
(01934) 742343
CHEDDAR, BS27 3QF                                                                                  
www.cheddarcaves.co.uk

Winter opening: 10.30 am - 4.30 pm (Sep – June), open every day including weekends except Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. Santa’s Crotto – please phone/see website for details

COURT FARM
(01934) 822383
WOLVERSHILL ROAD, BANWELL,                                                 www.courtfarmcountrypark.co.uk

WESTON-SUPER-MARE     BS29 6DL
(2 Miles From exit 21 on the M5)

Open: Tue – Sun 10am – 4.30pm  (Closed 24th – 26th Dec and New Years Day)
Shop and café closed from end of Oct-mid February ‘08
Reduced rates and attractions apply during the winter months

CREALY ADVENTURE PARK                                                                 
(01395) 233200
SIDMOUTH ROAD, CLYST ST MARY
EXETER, EX5 1DR
www.crealy.co.uk                                                                                                                       

Winter Opening Nov 5th – March 31st inc. Thursday to Sunday 10am-5am. Daily on school holidays.

Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Prices: Individuals £7.95, group of 4 or more £6.95, seniors £5.95,

Events:
25th Oct – 4th Nov Half Term Pumpkinfest (usual fun + free pumpkin)
Magical Days of Christmas:  Thursday 18th Dec  –  Sunday 23rd Dec
For more information on this event please telephone or visit www.crealy.co.uk
Discount vouchers available from the Yeovil Heritage and Visitor Information Centre, Yeovil.

CRICKET ST. THOMAS WILDLIFE PARK                                             
(01460) 30111
The Wildlife Park is 3 miles east of Chard on the A30, TA20 4DD                
www.cstwp.co.uk

Open: 10.00am – 4.30pm (Last admission at 3.00pm) Closed Christmas Day.
Prices: Adult £6.00, Child £4.25 (2 and under free), Senior £5.00, Family £20.00 (2adults 3 children)
Events:
-Father Christmas in his Grotto every weekend during December leading up to Xmas Eve

SHARKEY’S ALL WEATHER KIDS ADVENTURE PLAY ZONE
 (0871)2225760
9 Custom House Quay, Old Harbour, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8BG       www.sharkysweymouth.co.uk

Events:
Laser  Parties - booking essential.
Open: Daily 9.30am – 5.30-6pm (Closed 25th & 26th December and 1st January)

FERNE ANIMAL SANCTUARY 
(01460) 65214

CHARD, SOMERSET , TA20 3DH
 www.ferneanimalsanctuary.org
Open: Daily 10am – 5pm (except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day)
Signposted from A30

DISCOVERY EXHIBITION                                                                       
(01305) 789007
BREWERS QUAY, OLD HARBOUR,
WEYMOUTH, DORSET , DT4 8TR                                                        
www.brewers-quay.co.uk
Open: All year 10.00am, last admission 4.30pm. Closed 25th - 27th December and last two weeks in January. January and February opening times variable – please phone for details.

THE DORSET TEDDY BEAR HOUSE                                                       
(01305) 263200
TRINITY STREET, DORCHESTER, DT1 1BE                                               www.teddybearhouse.co.uk
Open: Mon – Sat 9.30am-5pm. Closed 25th & 26th Dec.

THE DORSET TEDDY BEAR MUSEUM
(01305) 266040

ANTELOPE WALK,DORCHESTER, DORSET, DT1 1BE
www.teddybearmuseum.co.uk
Open : Daily 9am – 5pm. Closed 25th & 26th Dec.

MONKEY WORLD 
Ape Rescue Centre
Freephone (0800) 456600

WAREHAM,DORSET, BH20 6HH
(Between Bere Regis and Wool off the A35)                                           
www.monkeyworld.co.uk
Open: Daily 10.00am – 5.00pm. (Except Christmas Day)
Events. Santa’s Grotto 20 – 24 December

NATIONAL ANIMAL WELFARE TRUST – HEAVEN’S GATE FARM 
(01458) 252656
WEST HENLEY, LANGPORT , SOMERSET, TA10 9BE                 
www.nawt.org.uk/heavengate
Animal rescue centre – home to over 200 animals
Open: Tue – Sun all year: 11.00 am – 3.30pm except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Events:
Animal Blessing and Christmas Carols Sunday 14th December 3 – 5pm

SEAQUARIUM                                                                                             
(01934) 641603          
MARINE PARADE,WESTON-SUPER-MARE, BS23 1BE              
 www.seaquariumweston.co.uk
Open: Daily 10.pm-5.pm. last admission 4.pm.          
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

THE TIMEWALK                                                               
(01305) 777622
BREWERS QUAY, HOPE SQUARE,
OLD HARBOUR, WEYMOUTH, DORSET, DT4 8TR
Closed from Monday 3rd November – February half term. Open for group bookings

TROPIQUARIA                                                                                            
(01984) 640688
WASHFORD CROSS, WATCHET                                                               
 www.tropiquaria.co.uk
WEST SOMERSET, TA23  0QB
on A39 between Williton and Minehead. (Look out for tall radio masts.)
Winter opening: November to February: Sat & Sun 11.00 am – 4.00pm. Open school holidays daily 10.30am – 5pm. Group visits available by appointment. Closed Christmas day and Boxing Day.

THE TUTANKHAMUN EXHIBITION                                                       
(01305) 269571
HIGH STREET, DORCHESTER, DT1 1UW                          
 www.tutankhamun-exhibition.co.uk
Open Nov-March: Mon-Fri 09.30am -5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5.30pm Closed 24th –26th Dec

WEYMOUTH SEALIFE PARK                                                                  
(01305) 761070
LODMOOR COUNTRY PARK,                                                                                 
WEYMOUTH, DORSET , DT4 7SX                                   
www.sealifeeurope.com/uk/weymouth
Open: Daily from 10.00am – 4pm. Last admission 3pm. Closed on Christmas Day

WOOKEY HOLE CAVES                                                                           
(01749) 672243
WOOKEY HOLE, WELLS, BA5 1BB                                                            
www.wookey.co.uk

Winter opening: November – March 10 am - 4.00 p.m. (last tour)
Open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Events:
Sat 25th Oct – Sun 2nd Nov Halloween: caves, show, competitions etc. children in costume £5
26th – 31st Oct Fright Nights – Late night Ghost Tours. Booking essential
Wed 5th – Thurs 6th Nov Circus of Horrors 7.30pm Tickets: £16
Tue 18th Nov at 12 noon Big Eat Competition
Sat 22nd Nov – Sun 4th Jan Christmas Circus. Shows at 1pm and 3pm
Santaland: Every weekend from Sat 22nd Nov and every day from Mon 15th Dec to Sun 4th Jan (excl.Christmas Day) Price: £12.50 / person
‘Santaland’ – The West’s largest Christmas Grotto featuring Elves and other magical creatures including real reindeer.  All visits to Santa must be pre-booked. Ticket includes entry to caves and Wookey Circus Show