Walsall Gala Baths (< 1 mile)
Walsall Gala Baths
Baths with competition style pool, 5 metre and 3 metre diving boards, 1 metre springboard, plus a relaxing brine pool, and children's gym with specially designed gym sessions for kids. Free swimming for under 16s!
Ace Karting Plus Indoor Race Track (< 1 mile)
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.
Dizzy Kidz (3 miles)
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.
Adventureland (3 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.
Wacky Warehouse - Broadway (3 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Broadway
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus beer garden.
Phoenix Park (4 miles)
Adventure playground, sensory garden and fitness equipment are dotted about this picturesque freebie.
Crash Bang Wallop (4 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.
Forge Mill Farm (4 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.
Spacehoppas (4 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.
Bilston Craft Gallery (4 miles)
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)
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.
Sandwell Valley Country Park (5 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.
Boulder Central Indoor Climbing (5 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.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge (5 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge
Kids can use the ramps and bumpers to knock their game up a notch, so wear your lucky socks to stand a chance! Plus exciting video, skill and redemption gaming, and cafe diner.
Jitterbugs Party World (5 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.
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre (5 miles)
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre
Swimming and fitness centre offering leisure waters with parasol, air geyser, lagoon burst and bubble area, 2 water slides, lazy river, and a wave machine! Parties catered for, plus there’s a soft play facility.
The Beach Hut (5 miles)
The Beach Hut
A stimulating multi level soft play centre for kids aged between 0 to to 10 years. Dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers, and juniors. Birthday parties available. Open daily. Free for kids less than 12 months of age.
Wibbly Wobbly (5 miles)
Multi level adventure play structures, toddler zone, elevated sports court, go karts and more. Extra comfy seating!
Go Kidz Go (5 miles)
Go Kidz Go
This epic level indoor play facility is so large it welcomes kids up 16s AND their grown ups in to play alongside the smaller kids! With highlights including the Skyrider rocket zip line, Spooky Room and Snake Tree, you' be as reluctant to leave as they are!
The Chasewater Railway (5 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 (5 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.
Wakelake (5 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!
Cannon Raceway (5 miles)
Junior kart racing and laser tag, in a safe and professional environment. Excellent standards of both equipment and safety!
Kingstanding Leisure Centre (6 miles)
Sutton Park (6 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.
Northycote Farm and Country Park (6 miles)
Northycote Farm and Country Park
A tudor farm, steeped in history, surrounded by a lovely park that is full of informal walks with plenty of wildlife to enjoy. Farm animals to meet include sheep, pigs, and cattle. Free to visit. A charge for some events.
Dudley Canal Tunnels (6 miles)
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.
Rampz Skate Park (6 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 (6 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.
Black Country Living Museum (6 miles)
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.
Wolves Museum (6 miles)
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!
Bowlplex Dudley (6 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Wyndley Leisure Centre (7 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.
Dudley Zoo and Castle (7 miles)
Dudley Zoo and Castle
Lions and Tigers to Snakes and Spiders: Go Wild at Dudley Zoological Gardens. Enjoy keeper talks to learn about the important conservation projects we carry out. Dine in our licensed restaurant. Land train, fair, chairlift, face painting and more!
Portway Climbing Wall (7 miles)
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.
Wacky Warehouse - One and Two Halves (7 miles)
Sycamore Green Adventure Centre (7 miles)
Sycamore Green Adventure Centre
is an amazing adventure playground in Dudley offering a wealth of play opportunities for children in our outdoor and indoor play space. A cafe is also available. The adventure playground is only open at specific times.
Closer to the Edge (7 miles)
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.
However this site is now Groups Only, so you need to round up 10 of you or more to enjoy: get on the phone!
Wolf Mountain (7 miles)
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!
The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter (7 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 and Pepper bangle was made.
Wacky Warehouse - Rock Hotel (8 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Rock Hotel
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Pen Museum (8 miles)
Discover the history of Steel Pen making. This museum tells the story of the Steel Pen using a collection of 5,000 items. Hands-on objects and plenty of activities available for the family including, interactive machines, make a pen nib.
Twin Peaks Indoor Climbing Walls (8 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 (8 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 (8 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!
Adventure Island Mini Golf (8 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!
Playtime Cannock (8 miles)
With separate areas for crawlers, toddlers and everyone else, it has 3 slides, a big toddler section and a jungle zone.
Tenpin Birmingham Star City (8 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.
Laser Station (8 miles)
Bruise-less battle fun for the whole family, tracking down mean old aliens! Explore the arena with the kids, packing infra red combat equipment for a zero contact showdown! For over 6s.
The Birmingham Mystery Treasure Trail (8 miles)
The Birmingham Mystery Treasure Trail
Explore the streets of Birmingham on this self guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Suitable for the whole family, follow the route whilst solving the clues set on buildings, statues and monuments to eliminate the suspects to discover whodunit.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Walsall 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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