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Family Days Out in Warwickshire
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Twycross Zoo
Atherstone
Twycross Zoo Set in 80 acres of parkland and known worldwide for its apes and monkeys this conservation centre breeds endangered species and many more to observe. Make sure you see the Penguins at feeding time and check out the Lemur Walk-through enclosure, the Amur leopard exhibit, Sri Lankan elephant walkway, Himalayan...
Plantasia
Atherstone
Plantasia Explore the UK’s largest collection of permanent mazes, feed the carp, visit the animal field, clamber over the tree top trail, explore the woodland walk or just sit and enjoy the colours, sounds and smells of nature. Spread over 30 acres, there is plenty of room for all that energy.
Umberslade Farm Park
Solihull
Umberslade Farm Park Young visitors have the opportunity to get close to a wide range of farm animals from the tiniest chickens to the statuesque Shire horses, with hands-on activities and play zones.
Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Oxhill
Redwings Horse Sanctuary Home to adoption equines Dylan, Felicity, Will and dinky pony Wensley along with more than 50 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys. A moral lesson and a fun trip.
Falstaff's Experience
Stratford Upon Avon
Falstaff's Experience Set within one of the most historic buildings in Stratford upon Avon, Tudor World bring the 16th century to life. Terry Deary of Horrible Histories devoted his latest book on Stratford to the attraction and described it as one of his books come to life. Fun for all ages.
Warwickshire Museum
Warwick
Warwickshire Museum Archeology, geology, natural and social history: this museum is a great all rounder and kid friendly too. If they haven't had enough there's a sister museum close by.
St Johns House Museum
St Johns
St Johns House Museum For the curious but less boisterous child you can't beat a kitchen full of drawers to open and cupboards to explore, a Discovery Room for the under 5's and a Victorian school room. Really experience how people lived in the past.
The MAD Museum
Stratford Upon Avon
The MAD Museum The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum showcases Kinetic Art and Automata. It is the only one of its kind in the UK and appeals to the whole family: big and little kids alike!
Compton Verney
Warwick
Compton Verney is an art gallery and park which love to welcome families. With an adventure playground, willow tunnels, nature trails, explorer backpacks and arty activities every school holiday there's plenty to capture the imagination and keep your children happy and interested.
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre
Coventry
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre We are an indoor centre which provides a wide range of activities specifically suited to families - we have two swimming pools (one with flume ride and features), a large sports hall for ball games and racquet sports, a soft play area called Jungle Junction and crèche facilities.
Horse Play
Coventry
Horse Play Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park
Nuneaton
Wacky Warehouse - Bermuda Park Their trademarked standard of adventurous indoor play equipment plus the tot zone. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Jam Jam Boomerang
Coventry
Jam Jam Boomerang Coventry's Biggest Indoor Play and Party place for children up to 12 years of age, with a separate area for babies and under 4's.
Playpit Nuneaton
Nuneaton
Playpit Nuneaton For children from 6 months to 10 years, adventure soft play facility with separate areas for different ages with age appropriate equipment and a secure perimeter.
Cheeky Chimps
Warwick
Cheeky Chimps Newly refurbished play area with many classic soft play features, all in clean colourful decor.
The Play Farm
Leamington Spa
The Play Farm A multi tiered soft play experience with all the classic and contemporary adventure features one expects from modern soft play and dedicated toddler zone besides.
The Adventure Zone Soft Play and Party
Rugby
The Adventure Zone Soft Play and Party One play area for five to twelve years and another for the under fives. Bright and colourful, safe and age appropriate features.
Fourways Play Centre
Atherstone
Fourways Play Centre The Midlands' newest, most up-to-date children’s indoor soft play with a multi-tiered soft play centre, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to12 years, with dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors and comfortable seating for the...
Wacky Warehouse - Reservoir
Solihull
Wacky Warehouse - Reservoir Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Warwick Castle
Warwick
Warwick Castle Bursting to the towers with tales of treachery and torture, passion and power and above all fascinating people, times and events, Warwick Castle is so much more than simply a castle. There is a full programme of events including birds of prey, jousting and the world's largest trebuchet. 4 new rooms this...
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Stratford Upon Avon
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust owns and cares for the five Shakespeare Houses and Gardens in and around Stratford-upon-Avon and offers a wide range of educational opportunities for everyone interested in Shakespeare.
Coventry Cathedral
Coventry
Coventry Cathedral Climb the tower, visit the Blitz Experience Museum and explore this amazing building with the aid of Welcomers, Guides and Chaplains.
Ragley Hall
Alcester
Ragley Hall Set in 400 acres of Parkland, Ragley Hall is ideal for fun days out for picnics, play and walks. The Adventure Playground, Maze, Woodland Walk and large picnic area will appeal to kids of all ages. The beautiful Gardens are also open to the public with many hidden treasures the whole family will enjoy. Guided...
Bosworth Battlefield
Nuneaton
Bosworth Battlefield Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Relive this famous turning point in British history, the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.
Stratford Armouries
Stratford On Avon
Stratford Armouries houses a world-class collection of Arms and Armour from throughout the centuries and across the globe! We are a family friendly visitor attraction situated just outside Stratford upon Avon.
Kenilworth Castle
Warwick
Kenilworth Castle With its impressive Norman keep, John of Gaunt's great hall, and the magnificent buildings raised for Queen Elizabeth I, it is among the largest castle ruins in England. Offers children's audio tours and activity packs to keep them keen.
Lunt Roman Fort
Baginton
Lunt Roman Fort Guard the ramparts, explore the granary exhibition and learn about training horses in the gyrus: a unique feature for the Roman Empire!
Baddesley Clinton
Baddesley Clinton
Baddesley Clinton For less boisterous but still curious children, a medieval moated century manor house with a 19th century Catholic chapel, gardens, lakeside walk and nature trail. Tire them out first and there's enough for a couple of hours.
Planet Ice Coventry
Coventry
Planet Ice Coventry Get the kids out ice skating for an afternoon. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
Stratford Bike Hire
Stratford upon Avon
Stratford Bike Hire Hire a bike and cycle the Stratford Greenway, 5 miles of Traffic Free cycle path perfect for young families. The cycle hire centre and cafe are based in refurbished railway carriages which the children will love. Range of childrens bikes, child seats, infant trailers and tagalongs available
Side Fix
Rugby
Side Fix is an indoor extreme ramp park providing facilities for freestyle BMX, Skating, Inline and Roller Skates, Scooters and Skateboarding as well as balance bikes, micro scooters and trikes.
Lakeside SuperBowl Nuneaton
Nuneaton
Lakeside SuperBowl Nuneaton Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Lakeside SuperBowl has 24 lanes!
Tenpin Leamington Spa
Leamington Spa
Tenpin Leamington Spa is a bowling alley located in Shires Retail Park, Leamington Spa. We have fully modern computerised bowling lanes, American and English Pool Tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar and a fully licensed bar with Sky Sports for the grown ups too.
Big Apple Rugby
Rugby
Big Apple Rugby Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Ace Karting
Nuneaton
Ace Karting An indoor go karting centre with junior and adult karts rurally situated in the midlands. All racewear is provided. Lap times printed after each session. There is an indoor viewing area, party rooms, toilets, outdoor patio and a cafe serving hot and cold snacks.
Mr Karting
Leamington Spa
Mr Karting A very professional Karting outfit. Minimum age is 8 years and minimum height is 4'4'' (1.32 metres). Pre-booking is essential.
Garlands Off Road Leisure
Atherstone
Garlands Off Road Leisure A great range of activities for over 8s, it's very far from just karting! Fantastic memory material for kids and a good bonding experience for the family doing new stuff together.
Stratford Town Walk
Stratford upon Avon
Stratford Town Walk Discover Stratford upon Avon and its fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare. Join the award winning daily town walk! Informative, interesting and entertaining - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun at 11am. Fri, Sat, Sun at 2pm.
Stratford Treasure Trail
Stratford Upon Avon
Stratford Treasure Trail Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Warwickshire? The Stratford-upon-Avon Trail is one of many in the area. These fun treasure hunts will teach you fascinating facts and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a family walk and solve an intriguing mystery at the same time.
Shakespeares Tour of Stratford
Stratford Upon Avon
Shakespeares Tour of Stratford A walking tour of Stratford upon Avon with William Shakespeare is fun for every age. He will relate stories of his life, whilst passing all the notable sites: his birthplace, Halls Croft, Nash's House, The Grammar School, the theatre and grave.
Curious About Coventry
Coventry
Curious About Coventry is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this surprising, often overlooked city. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Kenilworth Treasure Trail
Kennilworth
Kenilworth Treasure Trail is a fun way to explore the small and historic town of Kenilworth in the green heart of Warwickshire. Follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights!
Midland Air Museum
Baginton
Midland Air Museum Exhibits range from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic aircraft, both civil and military, aero engines and other artefacts, to a wide range of memorabilia. A good family day out for if your smalls like vehicles of any description!
Coventry Transport Museum
Coventry
Coventry Transport Museum The largest collection of British Road Transport in the world with over 230 cars and commercial vehicles, 250 cycles and 100 motorcycles. Fun for all the family!
Avon Boating
Stratford Upon Avon
Avon Boating Varied multi season boat hire for families, from pedals to gondolas and plenty more.
Avonvale MES Miniature Railway
Alcester
Avonvale MES Miniature Railway Perfect for those interested in locomotives and kids who just want to see something fun and different. Running on coal fired steam and diesel engines, you'll enjoy your ride, taking in all the sights as you head down the tracks.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre
Coventry
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre Contains displays, hands-on activities and information about the nature reserve, as well as a Tea Room and Shop. Open every day with lots of events and activities for everyone throughout the year.
War Memorial Park
Coventry
War Memorial Park Approximately 48.5 hectares in size, the park consists of two distinct areas, the formal garden with the War Memorial and the sports facilities areas with playing fields, golf course, THE NEW Splash 'n' Play Park and play areas.
Hartshill Hayes Country Park
Nuneaton
Hartshill Hayes Country Park Large park with adventure playground, offering geocaching, rich woodland walk audio trail and visitor centre.
Draycote Water Country Park
Rugby
Draycote Water Country Park Whether you come to unwind or have fun, there's plenty for all at Draycote Water. Activities range from birdwatching and game fishing to walking and water sports. Dogs are only allowed in the Country Park.
Ufton Fields Nature Reserve
Leamington Spa
Ufton Fields Nature Reserve This 100 acre site is a wildlife haven with all weather footpaths providing access to varied habitats in every season. The site is noted for its abundance of butterflies, dragonflies, wild flowers and birds.
Pooley Country Park
Polesworth
Pooley Country Park Large park with canal-side patio cafe, adventure playgrounds, picnicking and fishing opportunities.
Coombe Country Park
Coventry
Coombe Country Park We have a children's play area, climbing forest, picnic benches and barbecue areas, a bird hide, woodlands, open space for the children to play and of course plenty of ducks and swans to feed!
Hoar Park
Nuneaton
Hoar Park Including such gems as Arty Party, play areas and the Children's Farm this is easily an afternoon's worth if you have the weather.
Allesley Park
Coventry
Allesley Park Crazy golf, children's play area, 18 hole golf course, and plenty of open space and garden walks: all recently refurbished and well maintained.
Caludon Castle Park
Coventry
Caludon Castle Park It is a pleasant stretch of open grassland for running and frisbee-ing, with a Children's Playground. The main feature is an imposing ruin of part of the castle, surrounded on three sides by a moat.
Charlecote Park
Warwick
Charlecote Park For the less boisterous child, this charming house offers many foreign and domestic curios, wonderful portraits and spacious grounds with nature trails with an on site herd of fallow deer roaming about.
Jephson Gardens
Leamington Spa
Jephson Gardens Flower filled park containing a sensory garden, an exotic glasshouse, a lake with ducks and swans, and a boating pond. There is also a nearby ship-themed adventure play area (see full details for information).
St Nicholas Park
Warwick
St Nicholas Park Offering great play area, skate park, boating, paddling pool, adventure AND crazy golf, and a children's amusement park!
Abbey Fields Play Park
Kenilworth
Abbey Fields Play Park Grassy slopes for running and rolling, adventure playground and a heated outdoor swimming pool in summer.
Bosworth Water Trust
Market Bosworth
Bosworth Water Trust Experience the seaside inland on the golden sands of our man-made beach. It’s the ideal place to relax, go paddling or build sandcastles. Looking for adventure? Let the kids go wild in our pirate adventure playground or hire some boating equipment and take them out on the water.
Victoria Park
Royal Leamington Spa
Victoria Park Offers several adventure play areas with a wide range of equipment, summer paddling pool and loads of sports space including 10 all weather tennis courts, bowls and cricket, plus the half mile circuit.
Stratford Picturehouse Cinema
Stratford Upon Avon
Stratford Picturehouse Cinema is a convenient and comfortable venue where you can catch the latest blockbusters and other quality releases in pleasant surroundings, full of character.
Honeybourne Pottery
Honeybourne
Honeybourne Pottery We are a hands on pottery studio. Come and have fun throwing a pot on the potter's wheel, or paint an item from our ready-to-paint range. Please telephone or email to book a session. Parties and crash courses available.
Barn Studio Ceramics
Solihull
Barn Studio Ceramics Housed within the enormous Earlswood Lakes Craft Centre this is a child friendly pottery craft studio who will assist you in your artistic creations! Pottery painting, decopatch and baby prints.
The Pottery Paint Shop
Warwick
The Pottery Paint Shop Our family friendly pottery painting and craft studio is a fun and relaxed place to enjoy a few hours unleashing your creative side. Our fully trained ceramist is there to help you at all times. We serve homemade cakes and drinks too.
Creative Spirit Studio
Stratford Upon Avon
Creative Spirit Studio Let your creative spirit take over at our family friendly pottery painting and craft studio. We have a great selection of pottery and paints to choose from as well as lots of ideas and tools to inspire. We do not charge a studio fee and we offer complimentary refreshments.
Potterin Craft Studio
Leamington Spa
Potterin Craft Studio is a pottery painting craft studio based in the heart of Leamington Spa town Warwickshire. You can come to the studio to pottery paint, we have a large selection of items to choose. We also make jewellery, decopatch, mosaic, and glass paint. We run kids' parties, hen groups also.
Leamington Spa Art Gallery
Royal Leamington Spa
Leamington Spa Art Gallery Provides opportunities for everyone to benefit from, enjoy and participate in the creation, interpretation and preservation of the Arts and Heritage.
Stratford Minigolf
Stratford Upon Avon
Stratford Minigolf Not to be mistaken for 'crazy' golf, minigolf is a test of skill, good fun with tricky hazards, bumps and ramps!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Warwickshire with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Warwickshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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