Best Things To Do & Days Out In West Midlands

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 839 fun things to do in West Midlands for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Bloxwich. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 608 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right West Midlands day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in West Midlands with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Herefordshire Raceway

  • Weobley
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Lose track of time at Herefordshire Raceway this week. Speed around on an outdoor race course with an enormous track with plenty of tantalising turns...

Funsters Crewe

  • Crewe
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Funsters is a bright, colourful and exciting triple level indoor soft play centre with all the classic features to exhaust and entertain them in the...

Rapid Horizons Matlock

  • Matlock
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Rapid Horizons offer a day full of excitement and splashtastic fun with their friendly staff members. It's ideal for active and up-for-it types who c...

ODEON Crewe

  • Crewe
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Whether you’re a film fan or just trying to duck out of the rain, there are all sorts of brand new blockbusters and classic movies to view at ODEON C...

Good Time Charlies4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Crewe
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bring your naughty knights and preening princesses down to Good Time Charlies where they'll find a superb castle theme running throughout a multi lev...

Sywell Country Park

  • Ecton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Sywell Country Park offers meadowland and lakeside walks, with a small arboretum of exotic trees and Edwardian buildings still surviving from its pas...

Gym Juniors

  • Nantwich
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Gym Juniors which is owned by Personal Trainer Richard Adams (Studio 121) and his wife Emma, opened its doors to the public in September 2014. We bel...

Laser Zap Attack

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Zap Attack A custom built and family friendly laser maze (well, not that friendly, you will be shooting at each other after all!) is waiting to...

Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre

  • Alfreton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Fun Factory - Castlewood Brewers Fayre is a typical pub and play gym combo attached to The Castlewood Brewers Fayre family friendly licensed rest...

Rockingham Castle

  • Market Harborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Rockingham Castle was built by the famous William the Conqueror, for 450 years Rockingham was a Royal fortress, and since then it has been home to th...

Kids Play Kettering

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Smile: it's Kid's Play! Every corner of Kids Play in Kettering is bursting with fun! With numerous fun indoor activities, you are sure to find someth...

Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool

  • Nantwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool is believed to be the only inland brine pool left in Britain today and is also the largest swimming pool in the area. It...

Corby Boating Lake

  • Corby
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Corby Boating Lake was constructed in the early 70s. It is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, duck...

New York Thunderbowl

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

If you love having a bit of family fun with a competitive edge then get down to New York Thunderbowl. Whatever the weather it’s sure to be a hit, may...

National Trust Stowe

  • Stowe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Escape the stress of city life with a relaxing day in nature at the stunning National Trust Stowe gardens. Join in on the fun - let loose, run around...

Laser Days

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

It’s time to be tactical, feel active and get running! Laser Days is a combat experience bringing the drama to family days out.   Tucked away in the...

Hunt Fun Kettering

  • Kettering
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If you’ve got a head for clues and boots made for walking, have a crack at the Hunt Fun Kettering trail. It’s a great way to work as a team and exerc...

Wheelock Hall Petting Farm4.333333333333333 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Sandbach
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Wheelock Hall Petting Farm is a beautiful space that caters for the young and young at heart! Over in the farm you can see and feed pigs, sheep, goat...

Congleton Museum

  • Congleton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Congleton Museum tells the fascinating story of the area from prehistoric times, through the English Civil War, and the heyday of the textile industr...

Congleton Paddling Pool

  • Congleton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Congleton Paddling Pool has been a refreshing place for children to visit since the 1930s! This fantastic, free local resource is a real crowd please...

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