Best Things To Do & Days Out In West Midlands

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 206 fun things to do in West Midlands for you and the family to discover. 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.

Things to do in West Midlands

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Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7JF

Things to do at Calke Abbey review Derbyshire is blessed with several lovely National Trust properties but Calke Abbey has something for everyone and is probably the most family friendly. Currently even National Trust members need to pre-book tickets, which are released every Friday night for the week ahead....
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Coombe Abbey Country Park

Coombe Abbey Country Park, Brinklow Rd, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 2AB

Things to do at Coombe Abbey Country Park review When I think about having a cheap family day out locally, usually the first place that comes to mind is Coombe Abbey in the West Midlands. It is easily accessible for us and at £5 for a full day's...
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Weston Park Shropshire

Weston Park, Weston-under-lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8LE

Things to do Weston Park Shropshire review Weston Park is a huge place to explore, and is perfect for families who want to spend the whole day out exploring. There are plenty of things to see and explore. So much so, that you could barely fit them all...
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Amerton Farm

Amerton Farm , Stowe by Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA

Things to do Amerton Farm review Amerton Farm first opened its doors to the general public in 1984. The business was started by Anne Williams, who sold cream and eggs from the back door of the farmhouse, before opening the Tea Room which was then quickly followed by...
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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 3TR

Things to do at Birmingham Botanical Gardens review The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a 15-acre oasis offering some respite from the hustle and bustle of the city centre only a short drive away. Complete with four glasshouses, the National Bonsai Collection, aviaries, an outdoor play area and free-roaming peacocks,...
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Amerton Railway

Amerton Railway, Amerton Farm and Craft centre, Amerton, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA

Things to do Amerton Railway review Amerton Railway is a heritage railway track in Amerton, near Stafford, that is run and staffed entirely by a team of enthusiastic volunteers. The traditional single gauge railway is home to a selection of vintage steam and diesel engines, along with a...
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Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2UQ

Things to do Cannock Chase review Part of the Forestry Commission, Cannock Chase is fantastic for everything outdoors. Parking is most popular at Birches Valley, which is £6 per day. With 4 walking trails, 4 cycling trails, a Go Ape, Segway riding, and even a dog activity trail, there...
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Shugborough Estate

Shugborough Estate, Milford, Great Haywood, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XB

Things to do Shugborough Estate review Shugborough Estate is a National Trust property. It is home to a stately mansion and has 900 acres of land to explore. With a natural play area to investigate, kids will be happy with the vast array of equipment to climb...
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Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre

Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre, Stone Rd, Eccleshall, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST21 6JY

Things to do Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre review After suffering a terrible fire in 2019, Gentleshaw has been building its way back up and dealing with the losses of some of its animals. They have housed rescue animals since 1993 and is a small but pleasant animal centre to...
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West Midland Safari Park

West Midland Safari Park, Spring Grove Road, Bewdley, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY12 1LF

Things to do at West Midland Safari Park review The West Midland Safari and leisure park is situated in Bewdley just outside of Kidderminster. The park is divided into two sections – a Safari Drive through and a Walk Through Leisure Park. There is a drive-through safari which does not...
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Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 6AH

Things to do at Warwick Castle review Warwick castle is owned by Merlin Entertainments and is in the heart of Warwick. It was built in Medieval times and it was developed from a wooden fort that was built by William the Conqueror in 1068. They have daily shows at...
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Mary Arden’s Farm

Mary Arden's Farm, Station Road, Wilmcoate, Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire, CV37 9UN

Things to do at Mary Arden's Farm review Mary Arden's Farm is located just a few miles outside of Stratford-upon-Avon. It is a picturesque farm and bigger than we had been expecting. The grounds are also home to Mary Arden's house which you can visit and also Palmer's farmhouse...
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Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Kenilworth Castle, Castle Green, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1NG

Things to do at Kenilworth Castle review Kenilworth Castle was given to the town of Kenilworth itself in 1958 and has been managed by English Heritage since 1984. Around 10 years ago the gardens were restored to the cost of around £2 million. There has been some criticism surrounding this...
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Bosworth Water Park

Bosworth Water Park, Wellsborough Road, Market Bosworth, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV13 6PD

Things to do at Bosworth Water Park review There's plenty to do at Bosworth Water Park in Warwickshire. It has a caravan and camping site if you want to set up base there, but you are also able to visit just for the day. You will need to pay...
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Trentham Monkey Forest

Trentham Monkey Forest, Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Tittensor, Staffordshire, ST12 9HR

Things to do Trentham Monkey Forest review At Trentham Monkey forest near Stoke-on-Trent, you can get up close to some 140 Barbary Macaque monkeys. They roam free in 60 acres of beautiful and ancient Staffordshire woodland making it a really unique place to visit in the UK. There...
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