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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National Forest Adventure Farm

National Forest Adventure Farm, Postern Rd, Tatenhill, burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

Things to do National Forest Adventure Farm review The National Forest Adventure Farm is in Tatenhill near Burton-On-Trent. It includes a large indoor soft play area, outdoor activities and farm animals. They also have a variety of themed events throughout the year including a themed maize maze in...
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Drayton Manor Theme Park Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Drayton Manor Dr, Fazeley, Mile Oak, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 3TW

Things to do Drayton Manor Theme Park Magical Christmas review If your looking for a Christmas activity to get you and the children into the Christmas spirit then this is a very magical experience. It is delightful for children and adults and an absolute must for any...
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Alton Towers

Alton Towers, Farley Lane, Alton, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB

Things to do Alton Towers review I've been visiting Alton Towers for as long as I can remember and it's been fascinating watching it change and develop. We find that with the size of the park and everything that there is to do there that we like to...
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Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World

Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World, Preston on the Weald Moors, Telford, Shropshire, TF6 6DJ

Things to do Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World review This is a small, family-run zoo located on the outskirts of Telford. Nestled in 32 acres of woodland and paddocks it has over 400 animals covering 120 different species. Some are very exotic and endangered. They have lots of...
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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DQ

Things to do Ironbridge Gorge Museums review Ironbridge Gorge Museums is actually 10 different tourist attractions. At these attractions, you can step back in time and marvel at the achievements of the real British entrepreneurs. Each of the British History Museums reflects a slice of the history of...
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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo, East Midland Zoological Society, Burton Road, Atherstone, Leicestershire, CV9 3PX

Things to do at Twycross Zoo review There is so much to see and do at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, you can certainly spend a full day out here. Plus they do some great conservation work which is always good to hear. Some of the wonderful animals you...
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The National Space Centre

The National Space Centre, Exploration Dr, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS

Things to do at The National Space Centre review The National Space Centre is located in the centre of Leicester. There is an excellent Planetarium show each day. Make sure you reserve your time slot when you arrive. These shows do change every now and then. Currently Monday...
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Manor Farm Park and Woodlands

Manor Farm Park and Woodlands, Castle Hill, East Leake, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 6LU

Things to do at Manor Farm Park and Woodlands review Manor Farm park is a relatively large attraction. Next to the entrance, you will find two outdoor playgrounds. It has two sections with plenty for little ones to play on. There is a recent addition to the park...
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Conkers, Rawdon Rd, Ashby-de-la-zouch, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

Things to do at Conkers review Conkers is an award-winning attraction in the heart of the National Forest. There is one big long car park with two entrances to the attraction. One at the Discovery Centre and the other at the Waterside centre. Make sure when you arrive...
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Charnwood Forest Alpacas

Charnwood Forest Alpacas, Scamhazel Farm, Ashby Rd, Boundary, Leicestershire, DE11 7BA

Charnwood Forest Alpacas review Charnwood Forest Alpacas, also known as Pukka Pacas is located on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border. South-east of Burton-on-Trent and west of Loughborough, just a short drive from the M1. They offer a range of animal experiences. We were booked in on the 60-minute alpaca walk with sparkling...
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Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm, Swan's Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire, CV37 7LS

Things to do at Stratford Butterfly Farm review The Butterfly Farm is conveniently located within the Stratford town centre. If you head for the water's edge near the RSC there is a long stone bridge that crosses the river. If you walk over this and keep going the Butterfly farm is...
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