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Things to do in the West Midlands: Summer holidays 2020

The summer holidays bearing down upon us this year are a different beast to any we’ve experienced before. The usual events around the West Midlands are not taking place but nonetheless, it is useful to know where to visit with children and families. All attractions ask that people don’t visit if they are showing any symptoms of Covid 19. I’ve tried to do a roundup of the usual places with an update on whether each one is open. I’ll be updating further as things change. Please do let me know if you have any to add or any alterations I’m not…

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Things to do West Midlands Easter holidays 2020

School Easter holidays are approaching, so it’s time for a list of things to do in the West Midlands. All events are family friendly and I advise checking the relevant website for dates, times and changes to their schedule before visiting. Please let me know your favourite things to do in the West Midlands during the Easter holidays if they’re not on my list! For more things to do in the area from family or dog friendly attractions to ideas for a rainy day, head to my comprehensive days out guide. For ease, you can click on the area you’re interested…

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Things to do West Midlands February half term 2020

If you’re looking for things to do in the West Midlands during February half term 2020, this list should give you plenty of inspiration. Not all local attractions are open in the Winter months, but these fantastic destinations have prepared lots of exciting events to keep families entertained during the school holidays. For more things to do in the area from family or dog friendly attractions to ideas for a rainy day, head to my comprehensive days out guide. I’ve split this guide up by district. If you’re looking for activities in a particular area, please click on one of the…

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Enchanted Witley: Review

Witley Court is a beautiful if somewhat eerie English Heritage property in Worcestershire. The building itself has been abandoned since 1937 when it was destroyed by fire. For selected dates in December, Christmas pays a visit to the court and gardens in the form of the Enchanted Witley illuminations. Light, colour, music, fairground rides and a talking tree are on hand to entertain visitors. We visited Enchanted Witley to see what it was all about. Bubbles the dog came along too. About Enchanted Witley Enchanted Witley is a light trail around the grounds of Witley Court. Lanterns hang from the…

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Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome Tamworth

Nothing says Christmas quite like playing in the snow. So, Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome in Tamworth is brilliant for getting into the festive spirit. Of all the Christmas days out in the West Midlands, this is the one I’ve been wanting to try out for years. We headed there at the weekend to see if it’s as magical as everyone makes out. Snow trail at the Snowdome Winter Wonderland On arrival at the Snowdome, we descended to a beautiful ice cave to find out about Winter Wonderland. A very jovial host got everyone into the festive spirit while we…

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