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Family Days Out near to Dudley
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Dudley Zoo and Castle (< 1 mile)
Dudley
Dudley Zoo and Castle Lions and tigers to snakes and spiders. Go wild at Dudley Zoo! Come face to face with lemurs as they roam in the trees. Watch amazing Birds of Prey, meet friends on the farm and look out for Ghosts in the Castle! Gift shop, restaurant, face painting and land train.
Bowlplex Dudley (< 1 mile)
Dudley
Bowlplex Dudley Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Black Country Living Museum (< 1 mile)
Dudley
Black Country Living Museum 26 acres of award winning open air museum comprising village, live period craft, underground mining experience and tram rides, plus plenty more.
Sycamore Green Adventure Centre (1 miles)
Dudley
Sycamore Green Adventure Centre Indoor and outdoor adventure play including water games, trampoline, desert island with ship wreck, sand pit and hammocks, a forest area including tepees and fire pit plus a racing track!
Dudley Canal Tunnels (2 miles)
Dudley
Dudley Canal Tunnels Is an opportunity to travel the complete length of Dudley Tunnel and also visit Dudley's famous Limestone Mines. Looks like a great family day out in the Midlands.
Saltwells Local Nature Reserve (2 miles)
Dudley
Saltwells Local Nature Reserve One of the UK's largest urban Nature Reserves at a whopping 247 acres including a wide range of habitats great for exploring and nature spotting: woodlands, grasslands, heath land and wetlands plus formal Nature and Sculpture Trails. Get your wellies on then!
Scallywags Merry Hill (2 miles)
Dudley
Scallywags Merry Hill is an Indoor Play Centre offering play facilities for children up to 8 years of age with tube slides, biff bash, rollers, zig zag climb plus much moreĀ€!
Quest (2 miles)
Dudley
Quest Exciting family entertainment centre with 6 unique attractions to choose from. Soft play, and Sky Tykes for kids under 6, Nerf Blaster Target range and Nerf arena, plus Mini Golf for all and Altitude for the daring!
Cannon Raceway (3 miles)
Coseley
Cannon Raceway Junior kart racing and laser tag, in a safe and professional environment. Excellent standards of both equipment and safety.
Portway Climbing Wall (3 miles)
Oldbury
Portway Climbing Wall is a state of the art rope climbing wall for the West Midlands based inside Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury. We have lots of kids activities to offer from climbing courses to parties. Please enquire.
Closer to the Edge (3 miles)
Sedgley
Closer to the Edge is an outdoor adventure park promoting active outdoor learning via High Ropes, Zip Wire, Woodland Camps, Survival and Bushcraft, Climbing and a whole lot more. Their highly qualified, committed and experienced team use an extensive military training, corporate and educational background to ensure that your...
Jitterbugs Party World (3 miles)
Great Bridge
Jitterbugs Party World 2 segregated play areas especially for the under 3's, plus 3 levels of soft play equipment, which reach an amazing 6 metres high with a great 4 lane Astra slide, superb twisting spiral slide, multi-skilled climbing wall and motorised play bikes.
Boulder Central Indoor Climbing (3 miles)
West Bromwich
Boulder Central Indoor Climbing An indoor climbing centre suitable for all ages. We offer family taster sessions, kids' groups, learn to climb courses and birthday parties. If you aren⣣t so keen on climbing but want your child to experience it, our cafe area is the perfect place to relax while your kids have fun.
Wacky Warehouse - One and Two Halves (3 miles)
Oldbury
Wacky Warehouse - One and Two Halves Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, with craft sessions too. Attached to a family restaurant.
Baggeridge Country Park (3 miles)
Dudley
Baggeridge Country Park A lovely park that is free to visit and contains a huge variety of vegetation and wildlife. Activities available include an aerial ropes course and a miniature railway. Several park trails to walk or cycle, and a children’s play park.
Baggeridge Minature Railway (3 miles)
Dudley
Baggeridge Minature Railway Trains run on regular dates throughout the year offering visitors a chance to board and admire the trains.
TeamSport Go Karting Birmingham (3 miles)
Birmingham
TeamSport Go Karting Birmingham Impressive indoor 1000m Karting track for kids of 8 years and older. Full equipment provided and safety briefing before you start. Family events available. Great for adrenaline junkies and speed demons. Pedal to the metal!
Himley Hall and Park (3 miles)
Dudley
Himley Hall and Park An imposing 18th century building set in 180 acres of grounds that were landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown. Hall open for events and exhibitions during spring and summer. The parkland is open throughout the year and free to visit.
Jitterbugs Party World (3 miles)
Blackheath
Jitterbugs Party World 2 segregated play areas especially for the under 3's, plus 3 levels of soft play equipment, which reach an amazing 6 metres high with a great 4 lane Astra slide, superb twisting spiral slide, multi-skilled climbing wall and mini motorised play bikes.
Laser Quest Stourbridge (4 miles)
Stourbridge
Laser Quest Stourbridge is the world's oldest laser tag arena, also happening to offer the most cutting edge equipment available to play this modern combination of tag and laser guns, surrounded by features and special effects! For over 7s.
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co (4 miles)
Kingswinford
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co has been running since 1988 and specialises in Canadian-style canoe trips. On every trip there is a guide, who will supply you with the buoyancy aids, give you tuition before you set off, and accompany you down the river if required!
Bilston Craft Gallery (4 miles)
Bilston
Bilston Craft Gallery A gallery full of contemporary craft, displays of historic items, plus events for all ages. Great inspiration for your little art fans as you can hold and touch a number of items. Free to visit.
Craftplay (4 miles)
Bilston
Craftplay A creative play project where kids can discover messy and sensory activities, play with unusual materials, and stretch their imaginations! Weekly family groups, plus dedicated sessions for younger kids, and additional sessions at weekends and during school holidays.
Teamworks Karting Halesowen (4 miles)
Halesowen
Teamworks Karting Halesowen An exciting indoor karting circuit that can be enjoyed by all ability levels. Kids get to drive a specially designed kart that can have the power limited remotely until their skills and confidence have increased. For ages 8 and older.
Chilly Kiddys (4 miles)
Stourbridge
Chilly Kiddys is an indoor fun filled play and party centre for kids of all ages (grown ups too!). It is one of the biggest and most exciting play areas in the West Midlands with over 8,000 square feet of endless fun!
Spacehoppas (4 miles)
West Bromwich
Spacehoppas Thrilling and atmospheric, this is custom designed space themed play in three section for under 3s, 3 to 5s, and over 5s so nobody gets squished.
Crystal Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Stourbridge
Crystal Leisure Centre Waves, Rapids, Slides, Waterfalls, Fansprays and many other water features included, plus normalised swimming facilities and lessons too.
Crystal Leisure Centre Soft Play (4 miles)
Stourbridge
Crystal Leisure Centre Soft Play Fully equipped new soft play structure with dedicated toddler area, two tier junior area with slides, stepping stone run, spider web crawl and inter active light and sound system. Children aged 7 years and under allowed on the equipment.
Go Kidz Go (4 miles)
Wolverhampton
Go Kidz Go 13,000 sq.ft. indoor adventure playground - with soft play (separate area for under 5's), nets, climbing, obstacle courses and aerial run way. Snack bar, with TV and free car park
Leasowes Park (4 miles)
Halesowen
Leasowes Park Covering 143 Acres, including Halesowen Golf Club, it consists of steeply wooded hillsides, rolling grasslands, small lakes, and streams incising their way through two narrow valleys.
Sandwell Valley Country Park (5 miles)
West Bromwich
Sandwell Valley Country Park is a great place to spend the day with the family. As well as two working farm visitor centres, we have an adventure playground, an aerial assault course, picnic areas, crazy golf, pitch and putt, tennis courts, miles of footpaths and fantastic nature areas for you to explore.
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre (6 miles)
Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre Leisure waters with parasol, air geyser, lagoon burst and bubble area; 2 water slides; lazy river and wave machine.
Forge Mill Farm (6 miles)
West Bromwich
Forge Mill Farm is one of two farm visitor centres within Sandwell Valley Country Park. It is a working dairy farm where the main attraction is the herd of rare breed Hereford Cows.
Wolves Museum (6 miles)
Wolverhampton,
Wolves Museum A modern, interactive museum that offers a fun packed football experience for all the family. Take a penalty against a legendary keeper, or have a go in goal yourself. You don’t have to be a Wolves fan to enjoy it!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge (6 miles)
Wolverhampton
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Wacky Warehouse - Old House at Home (6 miles)
Birmingham
Wacky Warehouse - Old House at Home Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Wolf Mountain (6 miles)
Wolverhampton
Wolf Mountain Progressive climbing 'cub course' starts at age 8: the courses focus on safety, competence, equipment, basic indoor climbing skills, centre etiquette and above all having fun!
Dizzy Kidz (7 miles)
Willenhall
Dizzy Kidz A circus theme indoor play area for children up to 12 years of age. Multi level play with ball pits, slides, ball cannons, monkey bars, dizzy discs and more! Soft play area for babies and toddlers. They do parties too.
Wacky Warehouse - Rock Hotel (7 miles)
Wolverhampton
Wacky Warehouse - Rock Hotel Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Owl and Falconry Centre (7 miles)
Stourbridge
Owl and Falconry Centre A Bird of Prey Centre with a collection of over 50 hawks, falcons and owls, including some babies! Daily flying displays and a Pets Corner with rabbits, guinea pigs, a donkey, a ferret, sheep and more, to meet and feed.
Walsall Gala Baths (7 miles)
Walsall
Walsall Gala Baths Competition style pool, 5 metre and 3 metre diving boards, 1 metre spring board, brine pool and children's gym.
Wacky Warehouse - Broadway (7 miles)
Willenhall
Wacky Warehouse - Broadway Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus beer garden.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens (7 miles)
Birmingham
Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fifteen acres of safe, secure, clean landscaped gardens with lawns and four glasshouses for children to explore. Indoor and outdoor activities for children and all the family. Picnic areas, outdoor theatre and music during the summer months.
Bowlplex Birmingham (7 miles)
Birmingham
Bowlplex Birmingham Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
The Falconry Centre (7 miles)
Stourbridge
The Falconry Centre A Falconry centre with over 70 birds of prey, including various species of Falcon, Owl, Eagle, Kite, Buzzard and Vulture. Daily flying display at 1pm, plus a chance to get close to some of these amazing birds. Experiences offered too.
Ace Karting Plus Indoor Race Track (7 miles)
Walsall
Ace Karting Plus Indoor Race Track Indoor Go-Kart Track - has the best value karting thrills in the Midlands for adults and kids aged 4 yrs and over. Standard karting events are available for 8yrs upwards. Brand new Cub go karts for 4-7 year olds.
Phoenix Park (7 miles)
Wolverhampton
Phoenix Park Adventure playground, sensory garden and fitness equipment are dotted about this picturesque freebie.
The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter (8 miles)
Birmingham
The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter A time capsule of past trade, with fascinating insight into Birmingham's renowned jewellery and metalworking heritage. Includes live demonstrations at the jeweller's bench showing how the Smith and Pepper bangle was made.
Pen Museum (8 miles)
Birmingham
Pen Museum A unique little museum with over 5,000 objects relating to the Birmingham Steel pen trade and the history of writing. Very interactive, you can make your own pen and try your hand at calligraphy. Cheap to visit.
Wibbly Wobbly (8 miles)
Birmingham
Wibbly Wobbly Multi level adventure play structures, toddler zone, elevated sports court, go karts and more. Extra comfy seating!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Dudley 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 West Midlands can enjoy the great day out as well.



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