Highlights at the city's award-winning zoo include a family of eight western lowland gorillas (bossed by silverback Jock) and the Seal and Penguin Coast, where African penguins, eider ducks and South American fur seals lounge around. There's also a reptile and bug zone, a butterfly forest, a lion enclosure, a monkey jungle and the Zooropia (adult/child £8/7) treetop adventure park. Online tickets are 15% cheaper. To get here from the city centre, catch bus 8/9.

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours activity

25-Minute Bath River Cruise including Pulteney Weir

$9