Best October half term and Halloween events West Midlands

Creepy crawlies, ghouls and ghosts are making their way around the West Midlands this Autumn. Halloween and half term combine to bring you a plethora of family days out in the region. Many events are suitable for children of all ages but there are a few aimed at adults too. 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. Herefordshire Shropshire Staffordshire Warwickshire West Midlands (County) Worcestershire Things to do in Herefordshire October half term and Halloween Berrington Hall National Trust Discover the…

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Best West Midlands Christmas days out 2019

Christmas days out in the West Midlands sell out fast! This is a comprehensive list of places to see Santa as well as other festive events. Please do let me know if I’ve missed any brilliant events off the list, I’d be happy to add them in. Advance booking essential at all attractions unless otherwise stated. If you’re looking for a Christmas event in a particular part of the West Midlands, click the county below to jump to that section. For more days out around the area at any time of year, check out my list of things to do in…

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Things to do in the West Midlands: Summer holidays 2019

The summer holidays are at last upon us. All over the West Midlands, there are some incredible events happening for children and families. Here are the best ones I’ve heard about, do let me know if you have any to add! I’ve included website links for you to check dates, times and availability. For more things to do in the area from family or dog friendly attractions to ideas for a rainy day, head to my comprehensive list of things to do in the West Midlands. For ease, you can click on the area you’re interested below in to jump to…

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Things to do in the West Midlands

Whether you live in the West Midlands or you’re planning a visit, it’s useful to have a comprehensive resource of things to do. I share a list of events taking place each school holiday, as well as general days out. Things to do on rainy days and dog friendly days out in the West Midlands are also featured. You can click on the links below to take you to each section. Family days out Indoor days out Dog friendly days out What’s on in the school holidays Family days out in the West Midlands We are very lucky to have…

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Things to do West Midlands May half term 2019

With Easter holidays only just over, May half term and the Whitsun holiday is rapidly approaching already. If you’re looking forward to family time in (hopefully) warmer weather, these things to do around the West Midlands will help you plan a school holiday full of fun days out. As it covers the whole West Midlands region, I’ve split this guide up by district. If you’re looking for activities in a particular area, please click on one of the links below to take you to the relevant section. For more things to do in the area from family or dog friendly…

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Polar Express Telford Christmas Experience

Occasionally, a family Christmas event comes along that gets under your skin. You vow to return every year but resign yourself to the fact it will never get any better. After all, how can you improve on perfection? For us, Polar Express Telford is that event. And yet since that first time in 2016, every year is a little better than the last. No pressure Polar Express Telford 2019 but the 2018 event will take a lot of beating! About Polar Express Telford The most important thing you need to know about Polar Express Telford is that those tickets sell…

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Dog friendly family day out at Cannock Chase Forest

Family days out can be expensive. Entry fees, food, drinks, parking and paid activities all add up. Then there’s the added hassle of finding somewhere that allows dogs. Cannock Chase Forest in Staffordshire is not only family and dog friendly, but it’s also free. In fact, if you bring a picnic like we did then the only thing you need to pay for is parking. There are paid activities available, but it’s entirely possible to have a great day out without them. Mountain biking in Cannock Chase Forest Cannock Chase Forest is a brilliant place for mountain biking, much like…

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