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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€!
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Bizzy Bodiz (6 miles)
Wolverhampton
Bizzy Bodiz Under and over 3s play frames, plus pedal kart track, arcade and even a disco room!
Bizzy Bodiz (6 miles)
Wolverhampton
Bizzy Bodiz Under and over 3s play frames, plus pedal kart track, arcade and even a disco room!
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.
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.
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.
Wibbly Wobbly (8 miles)
Birmingham
Wibbly Wobbly Multi level adventure play structures, toddler zone, elevated sports court, go karts and more. Extra comfy seating!
National Sea Life Centre (8 miles)
Birmingham
National Sea Life Centre Escape city life and step into tropical paradise of an aquarium in the heart of the buzzing city of Birmingham. At the National SEA LIFE centre you can take an amazing marine voyage beneath the waves and experience so much more! New Penguin exhibit for 2014!
Winterbourne House and Garden (8 miles)
Birmingham
Winterbourne House and Garden Restored to its former Edwardian glory, downstairs there are exhibition rooms explaining the fascinating history of the house's former occupants. An interactive train set, toy box and rooms full of antique artefacts. Outside, 7 acres of Botanic Garden to be explored and enjoyed.
Birmingham Museum and Gallery (8 miles)
Birmingham
Birmingham Museum and Gallery They offer a series of family oriented galleries and displays, with additional family and kids' activities every weekend on a drop in basis.
BBC Birmingham Public Space (8 miles)
Birmingham
BBC Birmingham Public Space Do you fancy yourself as a TV presenter? Visit us inside The Mailbox and have a go at presenting Newsround or a weather forecast. Have your photo taken with Dr Who's TARDIS and an old Dalek!
Treasure Island Play Centre (8 miles)
Birmingham
Treasure Island Play Centre A themed kids' indoor soft play centre with main frame and under 4s areas plus sports court, with new additions including role-play area, dress up area, reading corner and a fun educational area.
Birmingham Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Birmingham
Birmingham Treasure Trail Explore the streets of Birmingham on this self guided Mystery Themed Treasure Trail walk. The Trail starts at Snow Hill Train Station and takes you through Victoria Square via St Philip’s Cathedral and Chamberlain square. Explore the historic gems of Birmingham, and see if you can solve the mystery!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Birmingham (8 miles)
Birmingham
AMF Hollywood Bowl Birmingham Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Selly Manor Museum (8 miles)
Birmingham
Selly Manor Museum Today, Selly Manor is home to fascinating furniture collections. Not for very young children, this is nonetheless a family friendly site which also hosts a variety of annual open days, workshops, exhibitions and popular educational tours.
Great Park Fun Factory (9 miles)
Birmingham
Great Park Fun Factory Multi level soft play adventure with plenty of classic fun features to entertain and exhaust and a separate baby area, attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Bournville Treasure Trail (9 miles)
Bournville
Bournville Treasure Trail A fun walking Trail exploring this fascinating planned village, centred on the Cadbury’s factory, with a puzzle for you all to solve and the prospect of a bar of chocolate to finish!
Birmingham Nature Centre (9 miles)
Birmingham
Birmingham Nature Centre - homes a wide range of animals from across the world. These animals include many charismatic and exciting species like meerkats, lemurs and otters. The Centre has a wide collection of endangered reptiles
Thinktank (9 miles)
Birmingham
Thinktank From steam engines to intestines, this exciting museum has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology from the past, present and future. This includes the state-of-the-art Planetarium, where you can tour the night sky and fly through the galaxy without stepping a foot outside!

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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