Keynsham toddler & baby groups

Baby, Toddler and Children’s activities in Keynsham and Beyond!

This Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/Keynshamtoddlerbaby was set up by me more than 10 years ago in the hope that people do not suffer with loneliness like I did and terrible postnatal depression. Please feel free to share this page, Please note that I run this group as a volunteer and will try to keep it updated with your help.

 Keynsham FB Keynsham Toddler and baby groups

(Keynsham and closeby)

Monday

9.30-11am (Term time only) Elim playgroup, Balmoral road, Keynsham. £1.50 per adult and up to 2 children, 50p per person thereafter.This price includes drinks and biscuits. No need to book, just turn up https://www.facebook.com/groups/810670809778812/ 

Baby Sensory Bristol South, Masonic Hall, 99 Bath Road, Keynsham, BS31 1SR Various times from 10.00am – 1.45pm, Birth – 13 months https://www.facebook.com/babysensorybristolsouth/ 

10.00-10.45am Pre-school ballet, Fear Hall, Keynsham High Street  www.Keyforddancingschool.co.uk 

1.45pm – 2.45pm New Moon Mum & Baby Yoga,St Francis Hall, Warwick Road, BS31 2PW. Midwife led mum & baby yoga classes with Emily. The class offers an opportunity to move your changing body, ease common postnatal ailments and aid sleep. We will also cover postnatal and baby topics with an opportunity to discuss if desired. www.newmoonpregnancyyoga.com 

6.50pm- 7.50pm Pregnancy Pilates with B Well Pilates & Wellbeing, Wellsway school, Lansdown hall, Keynsham Specialist Pregnancy Pilates sessions with Beth. Weekly sessions where you can work on your pelvic floor, core strength, whole body strength and conditioning for functional movement. Beth also runs postnatal mum and baby Pilates classes for when baby’s here. www.bwellpilates.co.uk 

7.30pm – 8.30pm New Moon Pregnancy Yoga, St. Francis Church hall,Warwick Rd, Keynsham. Midwife led pregnancy yoga and birth preparation classes with Emily.The class offers an opportunity to move your changing body, ease common pregnancy ailments and aid sleep. We will also cover pregnancy and birth topics with an opportunity to discuss if desired. www.newmoonpregnancyyoga.com 

Tuesday

9.30am or 11am Story Stars at Keynsham Scout Hut. Lots of sensory and messy play based around a different story each week. 0-18 months. www.story-stars.co.uk

9.30-11am (Term time only) Elim playgroup, Balmoral road, Keynsham £1.50 per adult and up to 2 children, 50p per person thereafter.This price includes drinks and biscuits.No need to book, just turn up. https://www.facebook.com/groups/810670809778812/ 

10 – 10.30am and 11 – 11.30am Baby Bounce and Rhyme, Keynsham library Free https://www.facebook.com/BathnesLibraries1 

2.00 – 2.45pm/2.45 – 3.30pm Pre-School Ballet & Tap, St. John’s Church Hall, Keynsham High Street Suitable for 3&4 year olds https://www.heidi-mariedance.com/classes 

6:00 – 7:30pm LushTums Pregnancy Yoga Fear Hall, Keynsham High Street, Jubilee Lounge https://www.birthbodybreath.co.uk/ 

Wednesday 

9.15-10.45am (Term time only) St. Francis Baby and Toddler group, St Francis Hall, Warwick Road, BS31 2PW £1.50   No need to book. This price includes tea/coffee and snack time (toast/fruit) for children. https://www.facebook.com/groups/208373916981819/?ref=share

9.40-11.20am  (Term time only) Baby and Toddler Playgroup, St John’s Church Hall, Keynsham High street. Play, craft, snacks, parachute games. £1.50 per child, additional 50p per child if more than one per adult. https://www.facebook.com/groups/stjohnsbabiesandtoddlers/ 

9:45 – 10:30am (under 1s), 10:45 – 11:30am (under 5s) Curious Babies, The Annex, The Crown Inn, 63 Bath Road, Keynsham, BS31 2WA Environmentally conscious and fun class heavily influenced by The Curiosity Approach and Loose Parts Play. Each week exploring natural/ recycled or household objects in a playful, musical way, including parachute, sensory lights and of course… Bubbles!

10.00-11.00am Postnatal mum and baby Pilates B Well Pilates, Scout Hut, Keynsham. Booking essential. Diastasis recti check, work on your pelvic floor, safely strengthen your core and whole body strengthening & functional movement. Ease postnatal aches and niggles and meet other new mums locally. Fun, relaxed and friendly class.www.bwellpilates.co.uk

Rock Out Baby – Music sessions for mini Rock and Rollers, Fear Hall, Keynsham High Street

10 – 10.35am – Mixed age range 10.50 – 11.20am – Under 1s class

 Www.bookwhen.com/rockoutbaby or https://www.facebook.com/RockOutBabyBristol/ or www.rockoutbaby.com 

1:15 -2.30pm LushTums Mum and Baby Yoga, Fear Hall, Keynsham High Street, Jubilee Lounge. For babies 6/8 weeks to crawling https://www.birthbodybreath.co.uk/ 

Thursday

Phonics with Robot Reg classes for toddlers (9.30am) and pre-school children (10.30am), Keynsham Masonic Hall. Termly bookings £7 per session book via www.robotreg.co.uk/pages/Keynsham 

Music with Mummy, Saltford Hall,BS31 3BY Jolly Babies – Birth – 16 months (9.45am and 11.15am), Music with Mummy 16 months – 3.5 year approx (10.30am) New theme each term – singing, dancing, bouncing, instruments, bubbles and fun, sensory props for babies. https://www.musicwithmummy.co.uk/kingswood/?fbclid=IwAR1hlY9rTI2fLl0_0pbJu5vtTkgUOTP4C5Rn16_HVL0VzrVRHYEPsqmMIu4 

11 – 11.30am Storytime, Keynsham Library Free https://www.facebook.com/BathnesLibraries1

10 – 11.00am Fourth Trimester Trainer Fear Hall, Keynsham High Street Postnatal return to exercise class for mum and baby https://www.facebook.com/fourthtrimestertrainer/ 

3.00pm – Pre-school ballet, Fear Hall, Keynsham High Street  www.Keyforddancingschool.co.uk 

Friday

9.15am Wellbeing walk (Buggies welcome). Contact Sandhya to book 07565 976 129

9.30 -11.00am (Term time only) Baby Comes Too, Key centre, Charlton Road, Keynsham No need to book. £1.50 for first child 50p for additional children. Toys, crafts, singing, ride-ons. Drinks and biscuits (sometimes homemade cake!), plus snack time (fruit) for children https://www.facebook.com/groups/babycomestookeynsham/ 

9.30 – 11am and 1 – 2.30pm Tea & Tots at Keynsham Baptist Church. Soft play & singing for under 5’s. £1 per child. Pre-booking required.This group is currently over-subscribed but please contact Ros with any enquiries: 0117 239 8669/rmdurrantenroute@gmail.com 

9.40-10.10am Hiit pilates fusion exercise class – PHIIT, Keynsham Scout Hut HQ, Ashton Way Buggies, babies, toddlers welcome! Higher and lower impact options given, music, relaxed atmosphere. Super fun class, we usually go for coffee after. Booking essential www.bwellpilates.co.uk

10-11.30am (Term time only) Outdoor Play, and Explore Together, Keynsham Childrens Centre, 65 West View Road, Keynsham, BS31 2UE 0-5 year olds. Free (donations welcome). Outdoor play, singing and snack. https://beta.bathnes.gov.uk/keynsham-children-and-family-centre 

10 – 10.40am Mini Musical Time Travellers, St. Francis Church Hall,Warwick Rd, Ke  no ynsham. £4 (one adult and up to two children). A fun and interactive musical adventure for 0 to 4 year olds. https://www.facebook.com/MiniMusicalTimeTravellers 

Saturday

10 – 11.30am (Every 4th Saturday of the month) Who Let the Dads Out St Francis Church Hall, Warwick Road, Keynsham Chance for children and dads to play together, along with bacon butties for dads and toast for children. For more info contact keynshamwltdo@yahoo.co.uk 

Sunday

9.30 Messy Church breakfast club (3rd or 4th Sunday of every month) Keynsham Baptist Church, High Street Keynsham, BS31 1DS. Aimed at primary school aged children but younger siblings are welcome. Craft and activities/Christian family gathered time to finish.https://www.facebook.com/keynshambaptistchurch/?locale=en_GB 

Football school, Broadlands Playing fields. Coaching from 18months – 6 years old https://football4everyone.co.uk/ 

Parks/Farms in Keynsham and nearby (within 1 hour or less)

Places to go within 1 hour

Soft Play/Trampolining

Play Cafes

Swimming

Dance/Drama clubs

Kid’s Hairdressers

Childcare

Pre-schools and Nurseries

Childminders 

Nannies 

  • Becky 07872 353053

Babysitters

  • Molly Hale 07305 163 766
  • Vicky Burford 07827 958342

Health and Wellbeing

Places in wider Bristol/Bath particularly good in the summer! 

Some amazing supermum on Facebook created this list of places below as ideas for summer holidays. Thank you supermum! 

Key – cafe: ☕️, sand: 🏜, water:💧, toilets: 💩, car park: 🚗, 

paid entry £,  play park 🌷 

Farms

  • Bath City Farm ☕️🏜💩 🚗 🌷
  • St Werbergs ☕️💩
  • Windmill Hill ☕️💩 🌷
  • Laurence Weston ☕️💩 🚗 
  • Grimsbury ☕️💩 🚗 🌷
  • Court Farm Country Park £££💩☕️🏜🌷 🚗 
  • Walnut Tree Farm Park ☕️💩🏜🌷 🚗 £
  • Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm nr Salisbury 🌷☕️💩 🚗 ££
  • Animal Adventure Farm, Brean £££🚗 

Parks

  • Victoria Park, Bath 💩☕️🏜 🚗 🌷
  • Sandpits Park, Bath 💩🏜💧🌷
  • Keynsham Park 💩 🚗 🌷
  • Alice Park, Bath ☕️🌷🏜 🛴💩
  • St Andrews Park, Bristol ☕️🏜💧🌷
  • Page Park, Bristol ☕️💩🌷
  • Kingsgate Park, Yate 🏜💧🌷
  • Blaise Castle, Bristol 🏜☕️💩💧 🚗 🌷
  • Vassels Park, Bristol 🏜💧☕️💩 🚗 🌷
  • Hengrove Park, Bristol 🏜💧☕️💩 🚗 🌷
  • Sydney Gardens, Bath 🏜💧💩🌷
  • Pittville Park, Chippenham🏜💧🌷💩☕️ 🚗 
  • Skate Park, Midsomer Norton ??
  • Skate Park Keynsham ☕️💩 🚗 🌷
  • Corston Fields 💧🌷
  • Emerson Green Skate Park??
  • Lyde Green Parks 🌷??
  • Little Stoke Park ☕️🌷
  • Brislington 🌷🏜
  • Redcatch Park, Bristol ☕️🏜💩 🚗 
  • Elm Park, Filton, Bristol 🌷☕️🏜💩 🚗 
  • Lydiard Park 🌷
  • St George’s Park and Skate Park ☕️🏜💩🌷🛴 🚗 
  • Alexandra Park, Bath 🌷💩 (very limited parking, cafe down the road at Bear Flat.

Beaches

  • Weston Super Mare 🏜💩☕️ 🚗 
  • Clevedon 🏜💩☕️ 🚗 
  • Portishead 
  • Ogmore 🏜
  • Brean 🏜☕️💩
  • Porthcawl 💩💧☕️ 🚗 
  • Barry Island 💩💧☕️ 🚗 
  • Penarth 💩💧☕️ 🚗 
  • Severn Beach 💩☕️🌷 🚗 

Walks

  • Willsbridge Mill 💧☕️💩 🚗 
  • Cheddar (over the Gorge) ☕️💩 🚗 
  • Bath Soft Cheese Cafe ☕️💩🌷 🚗 
  • Bitteswell Lake 🌷 
  • The Wave (walking around it) 💩☕️🛴🏜💧🌷 🚗 
  • Whitchurch Cycle Path 🛴
  • Northern Slopes, Bristol
  • Ashton Court 💩☕️ 🚗
  • Bath Skyline  
  • Two tunnels cycle path 🛴
  • Shearwater Lake ☕️🛴 (very limited car parking, do not park elsewhere)

Woods

  • Willsbridge Mill, Longwell Green 💧☕️💩 🚗 
  • Greyfield Woods, Higher Littleton 💧
  • Oldbury Court Estate 💧💩 🚗 (toilets and cafe at Vassels Park if you walk to it)
  • Leigh Woods
  • Rainbow Woods 🌷 🚗 (plenty but on the road) has a fairy door trail.

Attractions 

  • Avon Valley Farm Park ☕️💩🏜💧£££ 🚗 🌷
  • Chew Valley Farm Park ☕️💩£🚗 🌷
  • Cheddar Caves ☕️💩££ 🚗 
  • Bristol Aquarium ☕️💩💧£££🚗 
  • Wild Place Project ☕️💩£££🚗 🌷
  • Old Down Country Park ☕️💩🌷££ 🚗 
  • Hope Nature Centre, Trowbridge 💩☕️🌷££🚗 
  • American Museum 💩☕️££🌷 🚗 
  • Dyrham Park NT 💩☕️🌷£££ 🚗 (expensive if you’re not a member)
  • Tyntesfield NT 💩☕️🌷£££ 🚗  ( expensive if you’re not a member)
  • Prior Park Gardens £££(check website for cafe opening times)
  • Stourhead NT £££
  • Noahs Ark Zoo Farm ££🚗 
  • Cattle Country ££🏜☕️💩🌷 🚗 
  • Puxton Park ££🏜💧☕️💩🌷 🚗 
  • Bowood House and Gardens ££🚗 
  • Studley Grange Butterfly and Farm Park, nr Swindon 💩☕️££ 🚗 
  • Roves Farm, nr Swindon 🌷☕️💩 🚗 ££
  • Coate Water Country Park 💧🌷☕️💩 🚗 
  • Slimbridge Wetlands Centre 💧🌷☕️💩££ 🚗 
  • Newport Wetlands Centre 💩☕️🌷££🚗 
  • Congo Adventure Golf, Keynsham ☕️💩£ 🚗 
  • Pirate Bay Adventure Golf, Bristol ☕️💩£🚗 
  • Bath Crazy Golf

Paddling

*https://discoverbath.co.uk/12-free-places-for-kids-to-paddle-splash-in-around-bath/  for details on the ones starred

  • Millenium Square fountains, Bristol 💧🏜  🚗 (sand in the summer; cafe and toilets if you eat in one of the restaurants!)
  • Warleigh Weir 💧
  • Nightingale Valley, Bristol 💧
  • *Bathampton Weir 💧
  • *Bradford on Avon Tithe Barn 💧
  • *Box Park and Stream 🌷💧
  • *Chippenham Splash Pad 💧🌷☕️ 🚗 
  • *Horsecombe Brook Woods , Midford💧
  • *Melksham Splash Pad 💧🌷☕️ 🚗 
  • *Sandpits Park, Bath 💧🌷💩
  • *Oldbury Court Estate 💧🛴🌷 🚗 
  • *Warminster Splash Pad 💧🌷☕️ 🚗 
  • Munday Playing Fields and Splash Pad, Thornbury 💩💧🌷 🚗  

Misc

  • Marshfield Farm Ice Cream Parlour ☕️ 🚗
  • Chew Moos 💩☕️🌷 🚗
  • Somerset Lavender

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