Best Things To Do & Days Out In West Midlands

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 61 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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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Great Outdoors

Stoneleigh Abbey

Stoneleigh Abbey, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LF

Things to do at Stoneleigh Abbey review Stoneleigh Abbey was once a Cistercian monastic house in 1154. It was converted at the Dissolution of the monasteries into a comfortable family home. It is situated south of Coventry in Warwickshire. The abbey itself is a Grade 1 listed building. There...
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Wightwick Manor and Gardens

Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8EE

Things to do at Wightwick Manor and Gardens review Wightwick Manor and Gardens is a National Trust property near Wolverhampton in the West Midlands. It is a Victorian Manor house and is one of only a few surviving examples of a house built and furnished under the influence of...
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Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4JR

Things to do at Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings review The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings is close to Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. It is home to over 30 different buildings and structures which have been rescued and re-built on-site. The museum was first opened back in 1967 and became...
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Wolverhampton Adventure Golf

Wolverhampton Adventure Golf, Wrottesley Park Road, Perton, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 7HL

Things to do at Wolverhampton Adventure Golf review Located a short drive from the centre of Wolverhampton is Wolverhampton Adventure golf. It is an outdoor 18 hole course with a dinosaur theme. The course is in the grounds of the Perton Park golf club. The attraction is pretty new to...
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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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Harvington Hall

Harvington Hall, Harvington Hall Lane, Harvington, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 4LR

Things to do at Harvington Hall review Harvington Hall is a moated medieval and Elizabethan moated manor house in Harvington, Worcestershire. It was constructed by Humphrey Packington during the 1580s and has seen different families living there through the years. It is a house of near untouched beauty and...
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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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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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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Outdoor Fun

Coughton Court

Coughton Court, Coughton, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JA

Things to do at Coughton Court review Coughton Court is a National Trust property in Coughton near Alcester, Warwickshire. It is an English Tudor country house and it is a Grade 1 listed building. The main Tudor Gatehouse part of the building dates back to the mid 16th century. It...
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Wild Zoological Park

Wild Zoological Park, Upper Whittimere Farm, Tom Ln, Halfpenny Green, Staffordshire, DY7 5EP

Things to do Wild Zoological Park review Since the lockdown, I have been very reluctant to take the children anywhere. So I did a bit of asking around to find where people have found they have the best Covid safety measures in place. Time and time again wild...
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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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St Nicholas Park

St Nicholas Park, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QY

Things to do at St Nicholas Park review St Nicholas Park is a large park in Warwick, Warwickshire. The park started life as a meadow and it was laid out as a park in the 1930s. The park is packed full of family-friendly things to do. There is a play...
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Toddlers Primary Outdoor Animals

Rodbaston Animal Zone

Rodbaston Animal Zone, Rodbaston Dr, Penkridge, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 5PH

Things to do at Rodbaston Animal Zone review Rodbaston Animal Zone is located at South Staffordshire college in Penkridge, Staffordshire. It is a small college-campus zoo open to visitors with animal encounters, educational activities and it is home to around 750 animals. They are open at weekends and during...
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Rosliston Forestry Centre

Rosliston Forestry Centre, Burton Rd, Rosliston, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 8JX

Things to do at Rosliston Forestry Centre review Rosliston Forestry Centre is a hidden gem in the heart of the National Forest in South Derbyshire. There are plenty of family-friendly activities including walking, cycling, play area, fishing, archery and much more. The activities on offer provide you with a...
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Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park

Moira Furnace Museum, Furnace Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6AT

Things to do at Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park review Moira Furnace is a 19th-century iron-making blast furnace in Moira, Leicestershire. It is now a museum set within a country park. You can enjoy walks along the canal or maybe take a boat trip on a narrowboat. The...
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