Wolves Museum (< 1 mile)
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!
Wolf Mountain (1 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!
Wacky Warehouse - Rock Hotel (2 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Rock Hotel
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Go Kidz Go (2 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
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge (2 miles)
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre (2 miles)
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre
Leisure waters with parasol, air geyser, lagoon burst and bubble area; 2 water slides; lazy river and wave machine.
Bizzy Bodiz (3 miles)
Under and over 3s play frames, plus pedal kart track, arcade and even a disco room!
Northycote Farm and Country Park (3 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.
Closer to the Edge (3 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.
Their highly qualified, committed and experienced team use an extensive military training, corporate and educational background to ensure that your...
Cannon Raceway (4 miles)
Junior kart racing and laser tag, in a safe and professional environment. Excellent standards of both equipment and safety.
Wacky Warehouse - Broadway (4 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.
Baggeridge Minature Railway (4 miles)
Baggeridge Country Park (4 miles)
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.
Dizzy Kidz (4 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.
Codsall Hive Craft and Ceramic Studio (4 miles)
Codsall Hive Craft and Ceramic Studio
is a mecca for all things creative. Decopatch, pottery painting, clay sculpting, toddler arts and crafts, adult craft evenings, holiday workshops plus much more there's something for all ages and abilities plus great Illy Coffee and homemade cakes. We also offer Arty Parties.
Jungle Boogie (4 miles)
A great soft play centre that is ideal for younger children. An exciting jungle themed play frame, with plenty to keep kids of all ages amused, from newborns to 10 year olds.
Dudley Canal Tunnels (4 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.
Sycamore Green Adventure Centre (4 miles)
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!
Himley Hall and Park (5 miles)
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.
Black Country Living Museum (5 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.
Bowlplex Dudley (6 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Dudley Zoo and Castle (6 miles)
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.
Boulder Central Indoor Climbing (6 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.
Ace Karting Plus Indoor Race Track (6 miles)
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.
Jitterbugs Party World (6 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.
Walsall Gala Baths (6 miles)
Walsall Gala Baths
Competition style pool, 5 metre and 3 metre diving boards, 1 metre spring board, brine pool and children's gym.
Owl and Falconry Centre (7 miles)
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.
Spacehoppas (7 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.
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.
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.
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co (7 miles)
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!
Scallywags Merry Hill (8 miles)
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 more!
Quest (8 miles)
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!
Saltwells Local Nature Reserve (8 miles)
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!
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.
Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone (8 miles)
Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone
Our Animal Zone houses a varied collection of animals and birds from around the world. See our own Meerkat family and count their babies, watch our Red Lemurs playing outside in their enclosure and see our Wallabies, Raccoon Dogs and all the other animals, which bring animals of the world into one place.
Wacky Warehouse - One and Two Halves (8 miles)
TeamSport Go Karting Birmingham (8 miles)
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!
Forge Mill Farm (8 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.
The Beach Hut (8 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.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford (9 miles)
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
- houses one of the largest aviation collections in the United Kingdom. 70 historic aircraft are displayed in three wartime hangars and within the National Cold War Exhibition.
Facilities include fun n flight hands-on interactive gallery, art exhibition, Black Hawk Flight Simulator (charges apply) and 4D...
Laser Quest Stourbridge (9 miles)
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.
Adventureland (9 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.
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 mini motorised play bikes.
Crash Bang Wallop (9 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.
Chilly Kiddys (9 miles)
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!
Crystal Leisure Centre (9 miles)
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 (9 miles)
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.
The Chasewater Railway (9 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Wolverhampton 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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