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Best Days Out In West Midlands For Older Children

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The Birmingham Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Birmingham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you’re looking for a cost-effective family day out then The Birmingham Mystery Treasure Trail is for you. Follow the 1.5-mile route through Birmin...

Mr Mulligan's Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Take your golf skills to outer space at Mr Mulligan's Birmingham and face 3 indoor 12 holes adventure golf courses. Be ready to employ all your creat...

Rush Trampoline Park Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

There is an enhanced cleaning schedule in place and limited capacity. Who says trampolining is just for young kids?! At Rush Trampoline Park Birmingh...

Rock Up Birmingham5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Up for a challenge? Rock Up Birmingham is just the place for you! This indoor climbing centre has 26 multicoloured and themed climbs towering over 25...

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum2.8 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Thinking caps are what’s called for at this award winning museum with over 200 hands-on displays in the field of science and technology. Thinktank is...

Teamworks Karting Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Have you ever been go-karting? If you have, you’ll know just how much fun it is and won’t need any persuasion whatsoever to visit Teamworks Karting B...

Grand Prix Karting

  • Birmingham
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

At Grand Prix Karting the juniors' circuit is designed to give juniors a chance to sample the thrill of driving a real race kart. Under the guidance...

Teenie Weenies

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Running around after an energetic toddler is hard work! However Teenie Weenies has made it a lot easier. With its multi-tiered soft play area, junior...



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Escape Hunt Birmingham Central

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Up for an adventure? Share the thrill of an escape room with your kids at Escape Hunt Birmingham Central! You won’t have to worry about your little o...

Redpoint Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Maybe you want to introduce the kids to your favourite hobby, or maybe they've been telling you they want to go climbing for a while. Whatever the si...

Birmingham Codebreaking Walk

  • Birmingham
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Fancy turning your usual family walk in Birmingham into an epic adventure? Download the Tramble app on your phone and get ready to do some puzzle-sol...

ODEON Birmingham New Street

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Hollywood has come to the heart of Birmingham, with big budget blockbusters and the latest action adventures. Watch something amazing on the silver s...

Huntfun Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Want to go on an adventure? Grab a map, follow the clues and solve the mystery of the huntfun treasure hunt in Birmingham. This exciting quest throug...

Clue HQ Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Can you escape Clue HQ Birmingham? In groups of up to six solve puzzles and follow clues to escape one of four themed rooms. Track down wanted crimin...

Birmingham Museum and Gallery

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take education outside of the classroom and bring history to life at the Birmingham Museum and Gallery. This stunning building houses the Staffordshi...

Newman Brothers Coffin Works

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Newman Brothers Coffin Works is a rare and wonderfully preserved example of Victorian Engineering. Experience a time capsule, with its working ma...

BBC Birmingham Visitor Centre

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

BBC Birmingham's Visitor Centre tucked away on Level 3 of The Mailbox. Visit and have your photo taken with Doctor Who's Tardis or a Dalek! You can a...

Boing Zone Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Get ready to jump right into a great day out at Boing Zone! The main area has so many trampolines linked up and angled in every direction, so you wil...

Pen Museum

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Based in a former pen factory in the heart of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, the Pen Museum tells the story of how modern pens evolved. The museum c...

The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

When the proprietors of the Smith and Pepper jewellery manufacturing firm decided to retire in 1981 they ceased trading and locked the door, unaware...

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