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Things To Do & Days Out near Solihull
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Tudor Grange Sports Centre (< 1 mile)
Tudor Grange Sports Centre Standard swimming and teaching facility also with separate diving pool equipped with 1 and 3m springboards and a 5m platform. There are more sporting opportunities besides.
Four Ashes Golf Centre (2 miles)
Four Ashes Golf Centre offers a 12 hole crazy putting course suitable for all the family, plus floodlit driving range, short game practice area and golfing kids' parties held in the Caddyshack with a wet weather option. Fore!
Haystacks Play Barn (2 miles)
Haystacks Play Barn A family run indoor activity centre for kids aged up to 8 years of age. A range of soft play and fun sensory activities, plus an outdoor play area. They do birthday parties too!
Solihull Ice Rink (3 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!
Sheldon Country Park (3 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...
Quasar Elite Birmingham (3 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.
National Motorcycle Museum (4 miles)
National Motorcycle Museum Recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world, it is a place where "Legends Live On" and it is a tribute to and a living record of this once great British industry that dominated world markets for some sixty years.
Umberslade Adventure (4 miles)
Umberslade Adventure Provides a fun outdoor play area for all ages with a wide range of physical and educational experiences. These include a 420ft Zip line, Low Ropes Course,15m tree climbing, Archery, Commando Course, Nature Trails, Bushcraft, camping and fishing.
Barn Studio Ceramics (4 miles)
Barn Studio Ceramics Housed within the enormous Earlswood Lakes Craft Centre this is a child friendly pottery craft studio who will assist you in your artistic creations! Pottery painting, decopatch and baby prints.
Wacky Warehouse - Reservoir (4 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Reservoir Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Blakesley Hall (5 miles)
Blakesley Hall is a Tudor hall, built in 1590 and still standing today!
Baddesley Clinton (5 miles)
Baddesley Clinton A medieval moated century manor house with House Trail, a 19th century Catholic chapel, gardens, lakeside walk and kids' nature trail, plus little maze and loads of seasonal activities.
Ackers Adventure (5 miles)
Ackers Adventure 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...
Cocks Moors Woods (5 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.
Funaticz Fun and Fitness Centre (5 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.
Hickory Dickorys Playhouse (6 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
Umberslade Farm Park (6 miles)
Umberslade Farm Park Young visitors have the opportunity to get close to a wide range of farm animals from the tiniest chickens to the statuesque Shire horses, with hands-on activities and play zones.
Creation Indoor Climbing Centre (6 miles)
Creation Indoor Climbing Centre A friendly start point for your cool new hobby: indoor climbing facility featuring dedicated and supportive kids' clubs, bouldering, lessons and taster sessions, abseiling, lead rope, slabs and overhangs.
The Transport Museum Birmingham (6 miles)
The Transport Museum Birmingham Extensive collections of buses, and battery electric vehicles. Cafe/Shop/Picnic area. Kids Kabin activities. On event days (bank holidays etc) there are classic bus rides and a miniature steam railway.
Wacky Warehouse - Horse and Jockey (6 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Horse and Jockey Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Cannon Hill Park (6 miles)
Cannon Hill Park an ideal venue for families, with children's play areas and boats for hire on the lake in the summer! There are plenty of picnic areas and refreshments are available. 10 year Green Flag Awarded!
Birmingham Mini Golf (6 miles)
Birmingham Mini Golf is a whopping 36 hole brand new mini golf course with waterfalls, bridges, putting islands, exciting wilds style hazards and loads of fun to be had for all! Fore? Five!
F1 Karting West Midlands (6 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 (6 miles)
Tumble Jungle 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?
Grand Prix Karting (6 miles)
Grand Prix Karting Karting experience for kids with new lower age limit, welcoming member drivers from 8 years! A fantastic memorable achievement for kids, and maybe the start of lifelong interest.
PSL Bowling (6 miles)
PSL Bowling 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!
Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park (7 miles)
Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park homes a wide range of animals from across the world. including many children's favourites like meerkats, lemurs and otters. The Centre has a wide collection of endangered reptiles and you can get Animal Encounters or be Keep For A Day, too!
Teamworks Karting Birmingham (7 miles)
Teamworks Karting Birmingham For 8+: a fleet of karts are specially designed to allow youngsters to race at their own pace. They can limit the power for younger drivers as they learn how to drive, and teach all the skills needed to win on the track. They also do parties!
Teenie Weenies (7 miles)
Teenie Weenies is located in the heart of Birmingham opposite Selfridges. It offers a soft play facility (stacked with activities), a creche to leave your children, a party room to cater for those special moments and an onsite cafeteria.
Cadbury World (7 miles)
Cadbury World Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun packed day out at Cadbury World!
Thinktank (7 miles)
Thinktank From steam engines to intestines, this exciting museum has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology from the past, present and future. This includes the state-of-the-art Planetarium and outdoor Science Garden!
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester (7 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!
Bournville Treasure Hunt Trail (7 miles)
Bournville Treasure Hunt Trail The kids will love exploring this real life model village as they solve the clues on this treasure hunt themed Trail centred on the Cadbury’s factory - there’s a lot to discover as the whole family solves the clues!
Selly Manor Museum (7 miles)
Selly Manor Museum Today, Selly Manor is home to fascinating furniture collections. Not for very young children, this is nonetheless a family friendly site which also hosts a variety of annual open days, workshops, exhibitions and popular educational tours.
Scallywags Birmingham (7 miles)
Scallywags Birmingham Features in this friendly, bright and colourful facility include a Toddler Village, large main play frame and sports arena.
Winterbourne House and Garden (7 miles)
Winterbourne House and Garden Restored to its former Edwardian glory, two floors of exhibition rooms explain the fascinating history of the house's former occupants plus interactive train set, audio exhibits and rooms full of antique artefacts. Outside, 7 acres of Botanic Garden can be explored and enjoyed.
Laser Station (7 miles)
Laser Station 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.
BBC Birmingham Public Space (7 miles)
BBC Birmingham Public Space Do you fancy yourself as a TV presenter? Visit us inside The Mailbox and have a go at presenting Newsround, Midlands Today or a weather forecast. Have your photo taken with Dr Who's TARDIS and an old Dalek!
Tenpin Birmingham Star City (7 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.
Birmingham Museum and Gallery (7 miles)
Birmingham Museum and Gallery They offer a series of family oriented galleries and displays, with additional family and kids' activities every weekend on a drop in basis.
The Birmingham Mystery Treasure Trail (7 miles)
The Birmingham Mystery Treasure Trail Explore the streets of Birmingham on this self guided themed Treasure Trail. Suitable for the whole family, follow the route whilst solving the clues set on buildings, statues and monuments to find the location of the long lost treasure!
Adventure Island Mini Golf (7 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!
Star City Birmingham (7 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 (7 miles)
Monster Mayhem 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 (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.
IMAX Cinema Birmingham (8 miles)
IMAX Cinema Birmingham The biggest movie screen in the Midlands: as high as a five storey building and as wide as four buses. The great range of fantastic IMAX 2D and 3D films will put you right in the heart of the action.
Newman Brothers Coffin Works (8 miles)
Newman Brothers Coffin Works is a Victorian factory time-capsule! Tour guides reveal the stories of the workers and demonstrate the original machinery. Kid friendly with family trails and regular school holiday events.
Redpoint Birmingham (8 miles)
Redpoint Birmingham is a great climbing opportunity for beginners or experts!
National Sea Life Centre (8 miles)
National Sea Life Centre Escape city life and step into tropical paradise of an aquarium in the heart of the buzzing city of Birmingham. At the National SEA LIFE centre you can take an amazing marine voyage beneath the waves and experience so much more! Sea Stars!
Birmingham Botanical Gardens (8 miles)
Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fifteen acres of safe, secure, clean landscaped gardens with lawns and four glasshouses for children to explore. Indoor and outdoor activities for children and all the family. Picnic areas, outdoor theatre and music during the summer months.