The summer holidays are here, which means you will want to make the most out of your time. With so many places to go and people to see, you might be struggling to decide where to go on a family trip. Luckily, we have a few ideas that you might enjoy that keeps the kids entertained and active throughout summer.

Check out our list of favourite places you can visit in Somerset during summer to make the most out of your summer holiday.

Weston Super Mare

A summer holiday for the whole family isn’t complete without a trip to the seaside. Weston Super Mare is one of the many seaside towns that Somerset has to offer. Whether the kids want to build sandcastles, visit museums or the old steamboats, Weston has it all.

There is so much to offer at Weston Super Mare, such as an indoor climbing activity centre, high street and town centre, a seaside resort, museums and gardens; there is something for everyone.


While we know family holidays are typically filled with adventure and non-stop activities for the kids, if you have a chance for some relaxation, you are in luck. At the Apple Tree Hotel, we have a homely country bar, a range of alcoholic and soft drinks, and an excellent selection of books in our little library.

The Great Outdoors

After months at work or school, your summer holiday should consist of time outside the confinements of walls, which is why Somerset is the perfect holiday destination. You have the great outdoors to explore, which is a great way to get the kids and yourself moving! We have plenty of attractions to keep kids and adults entertained, such as Cheddar Gorge, Brent Knoll and Glastonbury Tor, to name a few.

Bristol Hippodrome

If you are looking for an entertaining, full filled and family-friendly event, then why not take a trip to the cultural hub that is the city of Bristol and visit the Bristol Hippodrome. The Bristol Hippodrome is one of the largest theatre stages in Britain, and you can see a variety of musical productions and more. They have been known to play entertaining theatre productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Grease and even The Addams Family.

A Charming Stay

The Apple Tree Hotel is a family-owned hotel, which means we understand the importance of family. We know that you want to spend time with your family while unwinding. It has to be that perfect balance of relaxation for the adults, with some fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

We want to provide the relaxation part, so book your stay today to rest and recover in one of our welcoming rooms.