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Best Things To Do & Days Out In West Midlands

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 842 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 – 611 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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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...

Floralands Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Being down on the farm is all about enjoying animals, outdoor space and nature, which is exactly what you get at Floralands Farm Park. Visit donkeys,...

Wacky Warehouse - Heath Farm

  • Congleton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wacky Warehouse at Heath Farm offers a range of indoor adventure play equipment suited to kids aged from 6 months to 10 years, with an upper height l...

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

  • Woodstock
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

You can't talk about the history of Oxfordshire without exploring its rich military heritage. The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum is your key to unloc...

The Oxfordshire Museum

  • Woodstock
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Oxfordshire Museum A wide range of natural and social history collections and exhibits all related to the locality. They have a few sections whic...

Gravity Trampoline Park Corby

  • Corby
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Enter a world where you can defy gravity with every step, spring off walls and land safely nestled in giant airbags, and become a gladiator fighting...



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Langar Go Karting and Quad Biking Centre

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Langar Go Karting and Quad Biking Centre offers an exciting day out, with a chance for kids to drive a variety of vehicles in a safe environment, und...

Salcey Forest

  • Quinton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Salcey Forest is a huge ancient forest, dating back to Roman times. There are lots of ways to explore, including  a family cycle trail, 3 walking tra...

Corby International Swimming Diving Pool

  • Corby
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Corby East Midlands International Swimming Pool offers a wide range of facilities including the fun pool with Pirate Ship (for under 8's) and the inc...

Blenheim Palace

  • Woodstock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Dating back 300 years and packed full of games and play, Blenheim Palace is a World Heritage gem nestled in the rolling hills of Oxfordshire. Step do...

Crocodiles of the World

  • Brize Norton
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

For a bit of pre-historic fun get your jaws round a trip to Crocodiles of the World! The UK’s only crocodile zoo has one of the world's most diverse...

ODEON Kettering

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Who doesn’t love a trip to the pictures? Films fans young, old and brand spanking new will be able to find a favourite film at ODEON Kettering. With...

Painswick Rococo Garden

  • Painswick
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Painswick Rococo Garden The much beloved Painswick Rococo Garden was designed back in the 1740s as a rather flamboyant pleasure garden for entertaini...

Mini Monsters Softplay

  • Oakham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Let your little rascals go wild at Mini Monsters, a huge 3-storey soft-play for your kids to explore! Get the kids set for a day of adventure as they...

Wicksteed Park

  • Kettering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Set in 147 acres of parkland, there’s lots to do and room to breathe at Wicksteed Park where gently sloping hills and secluded lakes give way to ride...

Matlock Farm Park

  • Matlock
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

If your day-to-day life is a little hectic (and whose isn’t?) then you’ll definitely benefit from a slice of countryside tranquillity at Matlock Farm...

Ross-on-Wye Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Team lovely riverside walks, a little code cracking and PLENTY of intrigue on the Ross-on-Wye Mystery Treasure Trail. It’s the best way to see the si...

The Judges Lodging

  • Presteigne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Judges Lodging From the stunningly and sympathetically restored judge's apartments through to the rather dingier servants' quarters below floors,...

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