Best Things To Do & Days Out In West Midlands

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 163 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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Laser Quest Birmingham

Laser Quest Birmingham, Westley Rd, Acocks Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B27 7UH

Things to do at Laser Quest Birmingham review Laser Quest Birmingham, West Midlands is located in the Acocks Green area outside of the city centre. Said to be like living a computer game it is zero contact, mess-less high tech fun using infrared equipment. For ages 7 years and over...
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Planet Ice Solihull

Planet Ice Solihull, 119 Hobs Moat Rd, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 8JN

Things to do at Planet Ice Solihull review Planet Ice Solihull, West Midlands is located a short drive from the town centre. It is a large permanent indoor ice skating rink great for families and perfect for enjoying ice skating all year round. They hold open skating sessions and you...
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National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham

National Sea Life Centre Birmingham, The Water's Edge, Brindley Pl, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2HL

Things to do at National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham review The sea life centre Birmingham is a short drive away from our home. So it's somewhere we like to visit regularly. We have visited the sea life centre Birmingham as a family since my eldest was small and...
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Cineworld Birmingham Broad Street

Cineworld Birmingham Broad Street, 181 Broad St, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 1DA

Cineworld Birmingham Broad Street review Located close to some of Birmingham's main tourist attractions and close to the city centre is the Cineworld Cinema. It is a 12 screen cinema with a large car park and a range of restaurants also nearby. They show the latest movies for young...
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Mr Mulligan’s Birmingham

Mr Mulligan's Birmingham, 220 Ladywood Middleway Broadway Plaza, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8LP

Things to do at Mr Mulligan's Birmingham review Located at the Ladywood Middleway Broadway Plaza is Mr Mulligan's Birmingham. This venue has three epic 12 hole family-friendly themed courses plus a bar and restaurant. It's a great family-friendly activity and you can choose to play 12, 24 or 36 holes. The...
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ODEON Luxe Birmingham Broadway Plaza

ODEON Luxe Birmingham Broadway Plaza, 220 Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8LP

Things to do at ODEON Luxe Birmingham Broadway Plaza review The ODEON Luxe Birmingham Broadway Plaza is located on the outskirts of the city centre. ODEON Cinema is one of the UK's biggest cinema chains and they show the latest movies plus other classics from the past decades of films. The...
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Rock Up Birmingham

Rock Up Birmingham, Broadway Plaza, 220 Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8LP

Things to do at Rock Up Birmingham review Located in the Broadway Plaza on the outskirts of the city centre is Rock Up Birmingham. With an eye-catching range of climbing walls great for families. No experience is necessary and there are plenty of fun challenges to keep you all healthy...
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Hollywood Bowl Birmingham Broadway Plaza

Hollywood Bowl Birmingham Broadway Plaza, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 8LP

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Birmingham Broadway Plaza review At Hollywood Bowl in Birmingham's Broadway Plaza, there are 20 bowling lanes waiting for you. There are even some star-studded VIP lanes. It's a great place for families to visit with amusements and an American themed diner. Their bowling lanes all...
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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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Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park, Pershore Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 7RL

Things to do at Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park review The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is home to a unique collection of animals from around the world. The park is run by Birmingham City council and it is located close to the city centre of Birmingham in the West...
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The Bear Grylls Adventure

The Bear Grylls Adventure, National Exhibition Centre, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1PA

Things to do at The Bear Grylls Adventure review This is an indoor and outdoor activity centre that has activities for all the family. Most have age restrictions which I will mention below. There is a range of activities including high ropes, indoor skydiving, archery, shark dive, indoor...
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Ash End House Children’s Farm

Ash End House Children's Farm, Middleton Lane, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 2BL

Things to do at Ash End House Children's Farm review Ash End Farm is a children's farm with lots of animals near Tamworth in Staffordshire. It's a great place for kids to get hands-on with animals and there is a large undercover play area. They have a number of daily...
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Cineworld Birmingham NEC

Cineworld Birmingham NEC, Resorts World, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1PU

Cineworld Birmingham NEC review Located at the large entertainment venue of the NEC near Birmingham in the West Midlands is the Cineworld Cinema. It is an 11 screen cinema situated in the Resorts World complex. They show the latest movies for young and old. Cineworld is one of the...
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Escape Hunt Birmingham Resorts World

Escape Hunt Birmingham Resorts World, Units 37 & 38 Resorts World, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1PU

Escape Hunt Birmingham Resorts World review Escape Hunt Birmingham Resorts World is located in the leisure venue at the NEC. The escape rooms are packed with excitement and you can tackle various challenges as a family. Together you will work as a team to find clues, solve puzzles and...
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Winterbourne House and Garden

Winterbourne House, 58 Edgbaston Park Rd, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2RT

Things to do at Winterbourne House and Garden review Winterbourne is a stunning Edwardian house set in 7 acres of beautiful botanic gardens on the outskirts of Birmingham. Visitors can explore the Grade II listed house before enjoying the wonderful gardens that sit at the back of the building....
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