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Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome (< 1 mile)
Ice Skating at Tamworth SnowDome
Ice skating rink, ice track, real snow slopes, tobogganing, adrenalin and standard tubing and the amazing children's snow play zone. For over 3s.
Tamworth Snowdome (< 1 mile)
A real indoor ski slope with 170m ski run. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in staffordshire
Namco Funscape Tamworth (< 1 mile)
Namco Funscape Tamworth
We have 26 Bowling Lanes, a brand new Pac-Man Play Soft Play area for kids up to 8yrs old and a fantastic collection of Amusement Machines. Our restaurant serving Costa Coffee is a convenient place to satisfy everyone's hunger.
Tamworth Castle (< 1 mile)
- 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.
Rainbow Playworld (2 miles)
Offers a wicked triple tier play frame and kiddie version, cool electric go karts with track, air hockey and pool tables, face painting parties and a great multi sports arena with more balls than you can shake a boot at!
Drayton Manor Theme Park (2 miles)
Drayton Manor Theme Park
For total family entertainment visit the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire. Thomas Land is being expanded this year!
Drayton Manor also has Europeâs only Thomas Landâ¢, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including...
Pooley Country Park (3 miles)
Pooley Country Park
The first mine to generate it's own electricity is an interesting stop in the park, plus there are adventure playgrounds, orienteering trails, miners' audio guideed walks and a miners' museum! Loads!
Planters Sky Trail Adventure (3 miles)
Planters Sky Trail Adventure
is a high ropes adventure course you wear a cool full body harness and slingline to help you conquer your fears, experience high level thrills and get to the top of our 30ft course. The whole family can navigate around our two level rope, bridge and beam course.
Ash End House Childrens Farm (4 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 (4 miles)
The Big Play Barn
is an indoor soft play area with Big Slides, Ball Pits, Rope Bridges and Firemans Poles. With dedicated areas for over 4s, under 4s and under 2s. Outside we also have a new Giant Jumping Pillow, water sorbing and huge inflatable obstacle course!
Broomey Croft Childrens Farm (4 miles)
Broomey Croft Childrens Farm
A nice little farm where you can meet and feed a variety of animals, including sheep,goats, pigs and chickens. Indoor play barn, pedal tractors, plus tractor and trailer rides around the farm. Dedicated area for children’s parties.
Kingsbury Water Park (4 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.
Echills Wood Railway (5 miles)
Echills Wood Railway
The train ride consists of a circular tour with optional change at Far Leys for adventure playground, summer paddle boats and car park, You can travel on a variety of 7 1/4 inch gauge steam, diesel and electric locomotives. The complete journey time is approx 20 minutes.
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms (7 miles)
Wacky Warehouse at the Fradley Arms
offers their trademark standard of indoor adventure play, with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with separate kids' menu. Plus big beer garden, accommodation and great disabled access throughout.
Lichfield Spy Mission Treasure Trail (7 miles)
Lichfield Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Get the whole family out exploring with a difference, with the self guided Lichfield Spy Mission Treasure Trail! As you follow the directions, can you solve the sneaky clues set on the Trail route to crack the code?!
Lichfield Heritage Centre (7 miles)
Lichfield Heritage Centre
Discover 2000 years of The Lichfield Story through the Exhibits, Displays and Audio Visual Presentations plus Family Mouse Hole Trail available to help keep the smalls interested and moving round. Grab a spire tour for great views, too!
Twycross Zoo (7 miles)
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...
The National Memorial Arboretum (7 miles)
Burton on Trent
The National Memorial Arboretum
A living tribute to people who have fallen in duty to the country. Over 50,000 stunning trees, a variety of habitats, which are full of wildlife including skylarks, otters, brown hares and more. Daily programme of activities. Free to visit.
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. We also offer part packages that include...
Garlands Off Road Leisure (7 miles)
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.
Beacon Park (7 miles)
Several play areas, crazy and proper golf, plus a shiny new skatepark, pond dipping, kids' mission trail and loads of sporting facilities. Oh, and a park!
Erasmus Darwin House (7 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...
Fourways Play Centre (7 miles)
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...
Wyndley Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Wyndley Leisure Centre
Swimming facilities boasting diving pool with 1, 3 and 5m diving boards! There are also plenty of options of younger children including a playroom and kiddies' gym programme.
Hoar Park (8 miles)
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.
Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes (8 miles)
Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes
In this most southerly part of rural Derbyshire, Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes offers visitors lots of fun ways to enjoy a very special corner of the New National Forest . They have over 66 acres of emerging young woodland to explore with thriving wildlife, fishing lakes and a family-friendly animal farm.
Sutton Park (8 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.
Rosliston Forestry Centre (9 miles)
Rosliston Forestry Centre
Discover a woodland wonderland full of natural wildlife. From quiet walks to action packed family fun with laser tag and adventure play, uncover nature at its best. Free to visit, charges for some activities.
Plantasia (9 miles)
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester (9 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester
Indoor play area with particularly excellent disabled facilities throughout, featuring loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus outdoor children's play area too!
Hartshill Hayes Country Park (9 miles)
Jungle Madness (9 miles)
Let the children enjoy themselves in the soft play area, which includes a 3 storey climbing structure with astra slide, ball pit, spiders catch, sky glide and much more.
Ace Karting (9 miles)
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.
Conkers (10 miles)
Adventures in the forest. Explore over 120 acres including the 13 piece assault course, adventure play area, barefoot walk and train linking the Discovery and Waterside Centres. Indoors discover the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play Zone, over 100 interactive exhibits, cafes and gift shop.
Kingstanding Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Adventureland (10 miles)
A great indoor play centre with lots of fun equipment to climb over, crawl under, slide down and tunnel through. Playframe will also hold adults! There is also a climbing wall.
Crash Bang Wallop (10 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 plus our own sports area, separate toddler areas and a car track! New Sensory Room particularly beneficial to children with special needs.
Scallywags Birmingham (10 miles)
Features in this friendly, bright and colourful facility include a Toddler Village, large main play frame and sports arena.
Just Play (10 miles)
Multi level adventure climbing maze with babies', toddlers' and juniors' zones, all full of colourful physical play fun! Plus parties, cool classes and fun events.
Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre (10 miles)
Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre
16km (almost 10 miles) of exciting off road cycle trails, plus Forest Trails and a Gruffalo Trail for the kids between October and February. Play Area with scramble nets, climbing frames, balance courses and more.
Battlefield Line Railway (11 miles)
Battlefield Line Railway
Running pleasing journeys between their 2 stations alongside Ashby Canal, with the HQ at Shackerston boasting loco shed and main rolling stock plus their Victorian Tea Room and Souvenir Shop. There's also a museum within a short walk. Lovely!
Branston Water Park (11 miles)
Burton Upon Trent
Branston Water Park
There is a small visitor centre, children's play area and toilets on site. Look out for the great range of birds, animal and insects which inhabit their varied habitats.
Wakelake (11 miles)
A wakeboarding centre located at the reservoir in Chasewater Country Park, which also offers zorbing, and thrilling donut rides on the cables! All equipment provided, plus a full briefing by a friendly instructor and a hot shower after!
The Chasewater Railway (11 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.
Chasewater Country Park (11 miles)
Chasewater Country Park
360 hectares of parkland to enjoy, with plenty to do, from a gentle stroll to wakeboarding! Rare habitats to discover and plenty of wildlife to spot. Also great for cycling and the site of the Chasewater Railway. Free to visit.
Bosworth Water Trust (11 miles)
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.
Star City Birmingham (11 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!
Monster Mayhem (11 miles)
Monster themed soft play facility with multi level climbing frame, interactive zone for toddlers, kiddie Quad Bikes and elevated football pitch. Plus the numerous other delights of Star City!
Twin Peaks Indoor Climbing Walls (11 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.
Adventure Island Mini Golf (11 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!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Tamworth 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 Staffordshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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