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.
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre (2 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.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bentley Bridge (2 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.
Go Kidz Go (2 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!
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.
Bilston Craft Gallery (3 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 (3 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.
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.
However this site is now Groups Only, so you need to round up 10 of you or more to enjoy: get on the phone!
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 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 great children’s play park too!
Baggeridge Minature Railway (4 miles)
Baggeridge Minature Railway
A charming miniature gauge railway runs through the lovely park, with supporting acts including adventure playground, mountain biking, nature trails, fishing, horse riding and orienteering!
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
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.
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.
Dudley Zoo and Castle (6 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!
Bowlplex Dudley (6 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
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
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!
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.
Scallywags Merry Hill (7 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 moreÂ!
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co (7 miles)
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co
On every Canadian style canoe trip a guide will supply you with buoyancy aids and tuition and accompany you down the river! A magnificent opportunity to experience Shropshire's natural beauty.
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!
Portway Climbing Wall (8 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.
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)
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.
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.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford (9 miles)
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
One of the largest aviation collections in the UK with over 70 historic aircraft on display in 3 wartime hangars and within the National Cold War Exhibition. Free to visit, and full of fantastic interactive exhibits that everyone will enjoy.
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.
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!
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 plus our own sports area, separate toddler areas and a car track! New Sensory Room particularly beneficial to children with special needs.
Crystal Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Crystal Leisure Centre
Waves, Rapids, Slides, Waterfalls, Fansprays and many other fun water features render this leisure pool a wet wonderland for kids! Plus normalised swimming facilities and lessons too if you can prise them off the slides!
Crystal Leisure Centre Soft Play (9 miles)
Crystal Leisure Centre Soft Play
Fully equipped new soft play suite with dedicated toddler area, 2 tier junior area with slides, stepping stone run, spider web crawl and a cool interactive light and sound system! For under 7s.
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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