Avon Gorge and Downs family and children’s activities

We run a programme of children’s holiday activities and family events. We also have a range of seasonal trails designed to help you explore and learn about the incredible wildlife of the Downs throughout the year.

Upcoming family and children’s events

Family trails

To help you enjoy the wildlife of the Bristol side of the Avon Gorge and the Downs we’ve produced a range of leaflets which you can download below. Alternatively these can be picked up from Café Retreat on Stoke Road on the Downs, or call us on 0117 9030609 or email mleivers@bristolzoo.org.uk and we’ll send you a copy.

The Downs spring family trail

A guide to exploring the Downs in spring with your family through fun and interactive games and activities.

The Downs summer family trail

A guide to exploring the Downs in summer with your family through fun and interactive games and activities.

The Downs autumn family trail

A guide to exploring the Downs in autumn with your family through fun and interactive games and activities.

The Downs winter family trail

A guide to exploring the Downs in winter with your family through fun and interactive games and activities.

Photographs: © Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project.