Crash Bang Wallop (2 miles)
Crash Bang Wallop
We have a giant main play area including firing cannons!, a double helix tunnel slide!, a huge wavy slide!, log ramps and ball pits and so much more! We also have our own sports area, separate toddler areas and a car track! New Sensory Room particularly beneficial to children with special needs.
The Chasewater Railway (3 miles)
The Chasewater Railway
Standard Gauge Heritage Railway set in Chasewater country park, 4 mile round trip with steam and diesel engines and vintage carriages. Accredited Museum, Model Railway, also a narrow gauge miners style line, tea room and Sunday Carvery, gift shops. We are a Volunteer run charity.
Beacon Park (4 miles)
From beautiful walks and fascinating wildlife, to a play area and an 18-hole par-3 golf course, Beacon Park offers something for everyone.
Lichfield Heritage Centre (5 miles)
Lichfield Heritage Centre
Discover 2000 years of The Lichfield Story through the Exhibits, Graphics, Displays and AV Presentations. Family and Mouse Hole Trails available for small kids to help keep them interested and moving round.
The Lichfield Treasure Trail (5 miles)
The Lichfield Treasure Trail
allows everyone to have fun exploring the city, solving clues and thwarting the evil Professor G.Reese. Solve the puzzle and submit your answer: you could win £1,000! Great for all ages and you are sure to learn something new about this beautiful city.
Erasmus Darwin House (5 miles)
Erasmus Darwin House
Georgian townhouse and previous home of Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather to Charles Darwin based in the centre of Lichfield. Contains interactive and hands-on science exhibits, Georgian dress-up and games, a reading area, various crafts, activities and of course prizes to be won! Plenty to keep all ages entertained.
Ace Karting Plus Indoor Race Track (5 miles)
Ace Karting Plus Indoor Race Track
is an Indoor Go-Kart Track which caters for kids aged 6 years upwards.
We offer a race school, competitions and parties all with extra supervision for younger drivers to have a safe and fun time. Family groups can go karting together in their own exclusive race.
Walsall Gala Baths (5 miles)
Walsall Gala Baths
Competition style pool, 5 metre and 3 metre diving boards, 1 metre spring board, brine pool and children's gym.
Sutton Park (5 miles)
Visitors can enjoy rambling, jogging, angling, nature watching, orienteering, picnicking and several play areas. The visitor centre offers displays, exhibitions and information to help plan your day.
Wyndley Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Wyndley Leisure Centre
Swimming facilities with diving pool and 1, 3 and 5m diving boards. There are also plenty of options of younger children including a playroom and kiddies' gym programme.
Kingstanding Leisure Centre (6 miles)
Kingstanding Leisure Centre
The water flumes and wave machine are a big hit with kids of all ages and the leisure pool provides fun for all the family.
Playtime Cannock (6 miles)
Has areas for crawlers, toddlers and everyone else. It has 3 slides, big toddler section and a jungle zone. Designed for play, challenge, stimulation for the children and relaxation and refreshment for the grown ups.
Rampz Skate Park (7 miles)
Rampz Skate Park
Offers a modern indoor skating experience with custom equipment and features suitable for beginners through to advanced levels.
Silver Blades Ice Rink (7 miles)
Silver Blades Ice Rink
Skating is a great way for the generations to mingle in a fun and informal environment, developing skills and relaxing to music. Varying session types and lessons available.
Midland Karting (7 miles)
- a number of options for children at our track. From Birthday Parties to a Karting Championship, a relaxed regular club to family sessions and courses designed for children to learn about motorsport and circuit driving. There is something to suit every child and family.
Wibbly Wobbly (7 miles)
A place of multi-level play structures, Birmingham's ONLY Wibbly Wobbly Web, drop slides and comfy seating for mums and dads to relax, an ever-changing menu with freshly prepared food and the most important thing of all fun, fun, fun!
Phoenix Park (7 miles)
Adventure playground, sensory garden and fitness equipment are dotted about this picturesque freebie.
Ash End House Childrens Farm (7 miles)
Ash End House Childrens Farm
offer lots of friendly animals to feed and stroke.
Three Play areas, Indoor Toddlers Barn, Family Games Yard, Crazy golf and lots of fun activities for the children. Plus Jumping Pillow, Tractor and Trailer Rides and visit our new Falconry Centre!
The Big Play Barn (7 miles)
The Big Play Barn
We are a indoor soft play area with Big Slides, Ball Pits, Rope Bridges and Firemans Poles. With dedicated areas for under 5's and under 2's. Outside we also have a new Giant Jumping Pillow. Daily activities including storytime, party games and much more!
Forge Mill Farm (7 miles)
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.
Drayton Manor Theme Park (8 miles)
Drayton Manor Theme Park
Bigger and better than ever with the addition of two brand new rides. Europe's first ever Ben 10 roller coaster ride, called Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, open too. Meanwhile, Thomas Land will also welcome a family-friendly ride to its existing offering.
Clay and Play (8 miles)
Clay and Play
is a paint your own pottery shop. We have an extensive range of items to choose from. You paint it then we glaze and fire it in our kiln. Its then ready to collect 5-7 days later. We can post them to you for a small extra cost.
Bizzy Bodiz (8 miles)
Under and over 3s play frames, plus pedal kart track, arcade and even a disco room!
Bizzy Bodiz (8 miles)
Under and over 3s play frames, plus pedal kart track, arcade and even a disco room!
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms (8 miles)
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms
Get messy with your kids in arts and crafts sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine and coffee whilst your child plays within sight.
Tamworth Castle (8 miles)
Is a Norman Motte and Bailey Castle located in the centre of Tamworth surrounded by the Castle Pleasure grounds. The oldest parts of the Castle are believed to date from the 1180s. There are 15 period rooms to explore with many hands-on activities for all ages.
Namco Funscape Tamworth (8 miles)
Namco Funscape Tamworth
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Spacehoppas (8 miles)
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.
Tamworth Snowdome (8 miles)
A real indoor ski slope with 170m ski run. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in staffordshire
Sandwell Valley Country Park (8 miles)
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.
Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome (8 miles)
Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome
Family friendly ice skating with many varying session types to suit all comers. A great healthy activity for young and old, and boasts the UK's only Ice Track, with mini track for kiddies.
Cannock Chase Visitor Centre (9 miles)
Cannock Chase Visitor Centre
Features include an adventure playground, picnic sites, BBQ stands and bird watching area. Also the starting point for numerous self-guided walking and family cycling trails, including routes for people with disabilities.
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre (9 miles)
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre
Leisure waters with parasol, air geyser, lagoon burst and bubble area; 2 water slides; lazy river and wave machine.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge (9 miles)
Twin Peaks Indoor Climbing Walls (9 miles)
Twin Peaks Indoor Climbing Walls
The perfect venue for some fun climbing, an activity that's proven to develop not only the body but the mind too. All levels catered for, special session for under 6s.
Star City Birmingham (9 miles)
Star City Birmingham
A staggering array of family fun venues under one (enormous!) roof, from bowling and laser tag to mini golf and dodgems, to the cinema, football and indoor climbing!
The Public (9 miles)
- an exciting creative community, cultural, and business space in the heart of West Bromwich. The fantastic multi-use centre designed by world renowned architects Will Alsop and Julian Flannery, provides versatile spaces for people to get together for virtually any purpose - cultural and educational exhibitions, live performances, social relaxation, community activities.
Scallywags Birmingham (9 miles)
Features in this friendly, bright and colourful facility include a Toddler Village, large main play frame and sports arena.
Go Ape Forest Segway (9 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Cannock Chase. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Adventure Island Mini Golf (9 miles)
Adventure Island Mini Golf
The courses have been built across 3 levels and wind past palm trees and volcanoes, through caves, behind waterfalls and through Tiki Villages providing a fantastic and fun leisure experience for all!
Tenpin Birmingham Star City (9 miles)
Tenpin Birmingham Star City
is a bowling centre located in Watson Road. We have 22 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe for some delicious meal and snack options and a fully licensed bar with Sky Sports for the adults.
Boulder Central Indoor Climbing (9 miles)
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 arenâ££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.
Laser Station (9 miles)
Bruise-less battle fun for the whole family, tracking down mean old aliens!
Go Ape! Cannock (9 miles)
Go Ape! Cannock
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Jitterbugs Party World (9 miles)
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester (9 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus outdoor children's play area too!
Echills Wood Railway (9 miles)
Echills Wood Railway
Circular tour with optional change at picnic station for trains to Far Leys car park, using a variety of 7 and quarter inch gauge steam, diesel and electric locomotives.
Kingsbury Water Park (9 miles)
Kingsbury Water Park
Over 600 acres of countryside to explore with woodland, lakes and meadows. A safe place to explore on foot or bicycle with surfaced, level paths. Two adventure play areas, bird hides and miniature railway. Have a go at our Orienteering course or try fishing.
Go Kidz Go (10 miles)
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
The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter (10 miles)
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 & Pepper bangle was made.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Stonnall 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
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