Places to visit in Birmingham with kids

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham

Fun and nostalgia for the whole family, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is perfect for when the typical British rainy weather is forecasted! Explore and play in MINILAND. Built with an impressive 1.5 million LEGO bricks, it showcases iconic landmarks here in Birmingham and beyond in the Midlands. Be wowed by the 4D Cinema, rescue the Princess on the Kingdom Quest ride, run free in the LEGO themed soft play area, hop aboard Merlin’s Apprentice Ride – and so much more!

Did you know that they also offer Adult Nights? This would be perfect if you’re a teacher looking to make plans over half-term week! Re-visit nostalgic childhood memories brought by the magic and creativity of LEGO here in Birmingham. Enjoy a night out with a difference with your friends, or partner for a one-of-a-kind date!

Visit Cadbury World: Home to the World’s Most Famous Chocolate!

A sweet treat for the whole family, your tour of the Cadbury factory fulfils those with a sweet tooth with a fully immersive and interactive exhibition! Your tour of the famous factory will take you on a historic and magical journey through the chocolatey land of Beanville, a ride on the brand new 3D Cadbury Chocolate Quest ride, the chance to see the famous drumming gorilla, exciting interactive zones, the 4D Cinema to take an exhilarating cinematic ride on the Crunchie rollercoaster – and SO much more! You can also include an exciting chocolate-themed (of course) afternoon tea into your visit too. Don’t forget to complete you visit with a visit to the world’s largest Cadbury World Shop to pick up some chocolatey essentials and souveniers!

Step Back in Time at the Black Country Living Museum

Looking for a bostin’ day out for all the family? Step back in time at the Black Country Living Museum! Discover how the region had such a large impact on the rest of the world, by journeying through a time gone by courtesy of metalworkers, miners, nurses, and school teachers as you explore their schools, houses, workshops and even down the mines!

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Located in Birmingham city centre and just a few minutes’ walk from Moor Street Station, Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum is an interactive four-floor science and discovery museum for children of all ages! Explore MiniBrum which is a child-sized mini city, a 4K Planetarium where you can experience an immersive journey to the stars, learn about Birmingham’s industrial past via steam engines, trains, cars, and planes from time gone by, and then complete your visit in the interactive outdoor Science Garden.

Burn off Some Energy at Cannon Hill Park

You’d never guess Birmingham has its very own natural oasis right in the centre, would you? Get the whole family active at Cannon Hill Park. There are plenty of outdoor activities here to get the steps in and cheeks rosy from all the fresh air. Start off on the Boating Lake on a swan pedal boat where you can soak up the lovely sights of the park by water! Visit lots of different animals in the Nature Centre including reptiles, birds, monkeys, red pandas, and other furry favourites such as guinea pigs, goats, pigs and sheep. Specifically designed for children ranging the age of toddlers to 10-year-olds, make sure to also visit the Fun Park which is packed with games, rides and activities. Other activities available include the Land Train, sports facilities, mini golf at Golden Putter, cafes, and the MAC Centre which includes a theatre, cinema, workshops and more.

Children’s Afternoon Tea at Park Regis Birmingham

Especially crafted for your little ones, treat them to this fun spin on our Classic Afternoon Tea. It comes served with treats such as cake pops, donuts, a mini strawberry milkshake, and even an interactive element with a decorate your own cookie! This of course includes healthy bites too, such as chicken goujons, cheese sandwiches, carrot sticks, and cucumber sticks. Book for just £14.95 per child.

Family Apartments at Aparthotel Birmingham 

Enjoy the comforts of home with the whole family, here at aparthotel Birmingham. Equipped with every amenity from home to keep grown-ups and little ones happy, your urban abode awaits you. Opt for our Grand Family Studio which sleeps up to 4 people. With a media wall in the lounge area and TV in the bedroom, there’s no danger of quibbling over the remote. Cook your favourite homemade dishes in your fully equipped modern kitchen and go home laundry-free with the addition of a washing machine. Get a Nespresso caffeine hit as you look after any early risers. Your dream of a hassle-free short or long stay is right here and wating for you at aparthotel Birmingham!