Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre (14 miles)
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre
The 85 metre slope (and nursery slope facility) provides skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, ice skating and snowblading activities for adults and juniors of all ages and abilities throughout the year.
Erasmus Darwin House (14 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...
Scallywags Birmingham (14 miles)
Features in this friendly, bright and colourful facility include a Toddler Village, large main play frame and sports arena.
PSL Bowling (14 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards plus access the cool UV effect sessions: Glow Bowling! Plus a small kids' soft play area too, so even bring the baby!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Birmingham (14 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Birmingham
Classic tenpin bowling is the great equaliser: most adults pretty much suck at it and most kids are quite content to use the gutter bumpers and ball roller ramps to get an edge! 26 lanes plus pool, arcade and diner.
The Barley Mow Indoor Play (14 miles)
The Barley Mow Indoor Play
Friday to Sunday fun on the multi level play frame and fun zone attached to a family restaurant. Plus an outdoor play area for the better weather!
Lichfield Heritage Centre (14 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.
Great Park Fun Factory (14 miles)
Great Park Fun Factory
Multi level soft play adventure with plenty of classic fun features to entertain and exhaust and a separate baby area, attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Wonderland (14 miles)
The Award Winning big park for little people, an enchanting place where nursery rhymes and fairytales come to life. Endless rides and a giant indoor play area!
Stafford Castle (14 miles)
The interior is designed to encourage a 'hands-on' approach to history; the emphasis is most definitely on information with fun.
Lichfield Spy Mission Treasure Trail (14 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?!
Severn Centre (14 miles)
is a community centre that offers indoor and outdoor facilities for children. Outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor playpark, indoor sports hall, clubs in school holidays, library and cafe.
Hickory Dickorys Playhouse (14 miles)
Hickory Dickorys Playhouse
Huge soft play frame areas packed with entertainment. Separate play areas for under 12s and under 5s. 8 slides including one of the highest indoor slides of its type in the UK. Balls pools, trampolines, powerful ball cannons, numerous fun obstacles
Telford Ice Rink (14 miles)
Telford Ice Rink
Our friendly staff and accessible Town Centre location makes for lots of fun, for you and the family, all year round. Whether you are a complete novice or a regular we are always happy to see you. What are you waiting for?...get your skates on.
Tenpin Telford (15 miles)
is a bowling centre located in the Telford superbowl. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
Ackers Adventure (15 miles)
is an outdoor activity centre only 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham. We offer a wide range of activities for all ages (4+) and abilities. These include skiing, tobogganing, climbing, canoeing , kayaking, archery, jungle challenge, birthday parties, school holiday clubs, lessons, clubs, courses, events...
Odeon Telford (15 miles)
10 screen cinema in the city centre showing the latest releases daily. Special pocket money priced kids’ screenings on weekend mornings, and throughout the school holidays. There are also dedicated screenings for parents and guardians of young babies.
F1 Karting West Midlands (15 miles)
F1 Karting West Midlands
8+ only. Karting race events, training and parties. Race up to 40mph in their 200cc biz karts. Their track is 400m long with 100m main straight.
Tumble Jungle (15 miles)
A brilliant indoor adventure playground where the kids can let off steam regardless of the weather. Astra and drop slides, ball pools, and can you complete the Tumble Jungle Run?
Wyre Forest Glades (15 miles)
Wyre Forest Glades
Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes. There is also a soft play facility on site. A great idea for family days out with the kids.
Wolseley Centre (15 miles)
26 acres of wildlife packed grounds, full of display gardens, woodland, meadows, 3 lakes, a boardwalk and a network of accessible paths. Play trail with features such as musical sculptures and a welly splash bridge! Free to visit.
Beaconwood and the Winsel (15 miles)
Beaconwood and the Winsel
Woodland containing a great variety of wildlife, plus wonderful carpets of bluebells every spring. Look out for tawny owls, red foxes, and the 250 year old oak. Open all year and free to visit.
Coalyard Miniature Railway (15 miles)
Coalyard Miniature Railway
Kid size railway for a pleasing jaunt up and down the line, open most weekends. Runs parallel to the Severn Valley Railway tracks, with a mix of sit astride and sit in coaches.
Museum of Carpet (15 miles)
Museum of Carpet
- focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
Fantastico Indoor Play Area (15 miles)
Fantastico Indoor Play Area
A fun and safe experience for your children in Kidderminster to enjoy themselves with a play area for all ages up to 10 and 4ft10.
Funaticz Fun and Fitness Centre (15 miles)
Funaticz Fun and Fitness Centre
All weather play centre for children up to age 12 with huge 5 tier play frame, drop slides, assault course and more. Separate area for toddlers, themed party rooms, cafe and seating area and a fitness studio. Children's classes include Urban Street Dance and kick boxing.
Tenpin Stafford (15 miles)
is a bowling centre located in Greyfriars Place. We have 20 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
Sector 7 Laser (15 miles)
Sector 7 Laser
Leave the pacifists to bowl and pack up your warriors ready for the fight of their lives! An immensely atmospheric yet zero contact combat game with a proper plot, amazing 4D effects and cool futuristic environment. Good luck!
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester (15 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!
Harvington Hall (16 miles)
A medieval Elizabethan manor house, with it’s own moat, plus priest holes and walled gardens to explore. There is also a Visitor Centre in the old Malt House. Audiovisual and interactive displays help bring the history to life.
Enginuity (16 miles)
Interactive science fun. Find out how a little ingenuity will let you pull a 10 ton locomotive or generate electricity from flowing water. Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant X ray machine, build an earthquake proof tower and challenge their robotic arm!
Ironbridge Gorge Museums (16 miles)
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Hear it, feel it, see it, do it. Be at the heart of the action and explore your industrial past along the scenic walk taking in the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums.
Cocks Moors Woods (16 miles)
Cocks Moors Woods
Leisure pool features a wave machine, a 50 metre flume, interactive water features, baby pool and beach entry. Soft play facility and other sporting opportunities also available.
Lickey Hills Country Park (16 miles)
Lickey Hills Country Park
Activities include Tri Golf fun course, adventure playground, the visitor centre where you can pick up trail maps for the circular walk and sculpture trail, plus plenty of open space to ramble and explore.
Telford Steam Railway (16 miles)
Telford Steam Railway
A classic and quite delightful working Steam Railway: at 1 in 39 one of the steepest railways in preservation.
Rays Farm Country Matters (16 miles)
Rays Farm Country Matters
A great place to bring the kids to meet, pet, and feed a variety of lovely farmyard friends. Build dens, spot sculptures in the Fairytale Forest, and conquer the outdoor log play! Indoor soft play for the little ones too.
West Midland Safari Park (16 miles)
West Midland Safari Park
4 miles of self-drive safari, including UK's largest pride of White Lions, plus Elephant, Rhino, Cheetah, Giraffe, etc. Plus, Discovery Trail, Penguin Cove, African Village, Walk-through Lemurs, live shows, family rides, shops and restaurants. Voted the Best Attraction in the West Midlands.
Quasar Elite Birmingham (16 miles)
Quasar Elite Birmingham
Quasar is a fun and safe game where each player wears a luminous vest and carries a laser pistol while roaming around in a multi-level maze. The object of each game is simply to laser tag as many people as you can in the set time. Kids go crazy for it! Tenpin bowling also on site.
The Big Play Barn (16 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 under 4s and under 2s. Outside we also have a new Giant Jumping Pillow, water sorbing and huge inflatable obstacle course!
Ash End House Childrens Farm (16 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!
Midland Karting (16 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...
Lazerland (17 miles)
Welcoming over 5s to next generation hide and seek: played with laser guns in a futuristic arena full of special effects, this isn't how the game goes at granny's! Combat gaming: zero contact, maximum thrill!
Jungle Land (17 miles)
A great multi level adventure play area with 3 age zones packing all the latest physical play equipment, plus a real little train to ride! Plus mini golf and laser tag too.
Safari Land (17 miles)
features a great 9 hole miniature golf course with life sized animals and tropical landscape, with a range of club sizes. Plus indoor play and laser tag, so plenty to choose from!
Severn Valley Railway (17 miles)
Severn Valley Railway
Historic rural railway line run with plenty for train enthusiasts to see and do. You may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address.
Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder (17 miles)
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom (17 miles)
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
Shropshire based petting farm and zoo with over 150 different species of animal. Indoor and outdoor demonstrations take place daily including lamb feeding, sheep racing; meet the meerkats and egg collecting. The farm also has an indoor and outdoor play area, cafe and gift shop.
Sheldon Country Park (17 miles)
Sheldon Country Park
Old Rectory Farm has been fully restored and operates as a demonstration farm, showing city dwellers traditional methods of farming. animals kept at the farm include Jersey cattle, pigs, goats, ponies, ducks, chickens and geese. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in...
Drayton Manor Theme Park (17 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...
Solihull Ice Rink (18 miles)
Solihull Ice Rink
Full sized indoor skate rink offering Family and Disco Sessions, Skating lessons, Parent and Toddler classes, plus Children’s birthday parties! Open daily throughout the year. So no excuses get your skates on for some fantastic family fun!
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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