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A free resource for Portishead parents, families throughout BS20 and farther afield in Bristol and Somerset.

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ICE SKATING BRISTOL & BEYOND There's a great choice of places to ice skate in Bristol this Christmas 2022. We have both indoor and outdoor skating rinks, plus there are fun festive alternatives too, like ice bumper cars and ice training dolphins or seals! In this article, I tell you about the Bristol ice rink options. And I also share the details of a brand-new destination for ice skating near Bristol! I'm including ice-rink addresses plus opening dates and details of where to buy tickets to make it easy for you to book your festive skating session.

Ultimate guide to the best ice skating rinks in Bristol and nearby. Packed with all the info for planning a magical Christmas 2023 adventure.

Best Santa Grottos Bristol and Nearby featured image. A Father Christmas image has text over it saying, 'Where to see Santa in and around Bristol Christmas 2023"

Not booked to see Father Christmas yet? Fear not, as I bring you my 2023 pick of the best Santa Grottos in Bristol & North Somerset, plus popular ones in Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Read on for all the gen on where to find Father Christmas in Bristol & nearby, plus ticket info, accessibility details, discounts & tips!

The Golden Unicorn - part of Bristol summer 2023 Unicornfest. Designed by Bo Lanyon, this unicorn is covered in gold from hoof to horn, echoing the similar unicorns on the roof of City Hall

Looking for fun ways to amuse the kids during the Bristol summer holidays? Need to keep the family entertained without breaking the bank? Well, look no further!

This fab 2023 guide is PACKED with family-friendly special summer events, free trails and festivals taking place in and around Bristol.

Click through for the best of what’s on in Bristol and nearby for kids this summer!

Things to do with Kids this Christmas in Bristol. Festive events in Bristol and North Somerset in 2022

Fab guide to places to go & things to do this Christmas in Bristol and nearby. Includes light trails around Bristol, fun festive shows, skating rinks, Bristol Christmas markets & where to see Santa in 2022

Bristol Firework Displays 2022

Big guide to Bonfire Night Bristol, Portishead & WSM 2022. Featured events inc Portishead FC, Downend Round Table & Avon Valley fireworks.