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Kids & Families

SEA LIFE Birmingham

Family fun in the West Midlands can be a day out at a big-name attraction, a journey of discovery though interactive museum displays or adventures in theme or country parks. Castles and historic houses go to great lengths to entertain kids – see entries below and check out these picks to start with:

Experience and discovery

Marvel at marine life at The National SEA LIFE Centre and get creative at The Legoland Discovery Centre in Birmingham. Also visit Cadbury World, a sweet magnet for kids (all ages) and Thinktank, a science museum with a twist – think robots and gurgling guts.

Adventure, action and country parks

At Tamworth, Drayton Manor Park is a theme park with over 100 rides and a zoo and Snowdome has snow activities all year. For high ropes, shark diving, i-Fly, climbing head to the Bear Grylls Adventure at Birmingham’s National Entertainment Centre (NEC).

Introducing Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon

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Batsford Arboretum

So many trees to hug

Bear Grylls Adventure

High ropes, free-fall tunnel

Blists Hill

Victorian Town

British Motor Museum

Starring cars

Cadbury World

All about chocolate

The Canal House

Waterside bar & restaurant (b,l,d; ££)

Coalport China Museum

With an interactive tea cup trail

Compton Verney

Art gallery & park

Cotswold Farm Park

Working farm where kids play

Coventry Transport Museum

14 galleries of vehicles

Dudley Underground

Magical canal trips

Dudley Zoo & Castle

Plus Tecton architecture

Hartlebury Castle

Wocrestershire life

Hatton Country World

Farm animals and adventures

Ironbridge Gorge

Industrial heritage

Jaguar Land Rover

Manufacturing tours


Discovery Centre

Mary Arden’s Farm

Shakespeare's mother's home

SEA LIFE Birmingham

Penguins, sharks, rays

Resorts World Birmingham

Family arcade & IMax

RSC Stratford

Shakespeare theatres


Snow sports & Winter Wonderland

Severn Valley Railway

Hogwarts express


Ceramics, museums, Clarice Cliff

Stratford Butterfly Farm

Turn up the heat for a taste of the tropics

Sudeley Castle

Medieval magic

The MAD Museum

Interact in Stratford


Birmingham's science museum

Warwick Castle

Dungeons & battlements

Text © Alison Plummer

Image by West Midlands Growth Company