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Things to do Near Yate

Around a 30-minute drive from both Bristol and Bath, the town of Yate in Gloucestershire is a great base from which to explore everything that the two bustling metropolises have to offer - from shopping and restaurants to museums and theatres. But don't overlook the joys of Yate and its surrounding area, there's still plenty to do to keep the whole family entertained.

Discover history

Discover the fascinating history of Yate and the surrounding area, from the Romans and the Saxons to its transformation into a modern town at the Yate & District Heritage Centre. Visit Acton Court, a beautifully conserved Tudor House with extensive formal gardens. Wonder at Woodchester Mansion, an unfinished Victorian Gothic masterpiece that exposes all the secrets of its construction.

Days out with the kids

Explore Dyrham House and Park, a spectacular late 17th century mansion, garden and deer park. With its two natural play areas, a family trail and a packed programme of activities and events, there's lots to keep everybody occupied. Experience Victorian train travel at the Avon Valley Railway; visit its beautifully restored Victorian station, take a ride in a heritage carriage and go for a trackside walk on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path.