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Things to do West Midlands Easter holidays 2024

School Easter holidays are approaching, so it’s time for a list of things to do in the West Midlands. Lots of attractions have Easter events taking place this year and others are reopening after a Winter break.

From Easter egg hunts to celebrations of spring, there’s lots to see and do around the West Midlands. If you’re on a budget, check out my post about free things to do in the West Midlands as well.

This post covers things to do in the West Midlands County area only. If you are looking for Easter days out in nearby counties, please see below:

Black Country Living Museum

There has not yet been an event announced for Easter holidays 2024 at the Black Country Living Museum. However, they are open daily and they often put school holiday events on their website quite late, so it’s worth checking for an update. I have put the link below.

Website: Black Country Living Museum

Review:  Tips for a family day out at the Black Country Living Museum – Plutonium Sox.

12 tips for a brilliant day out at the Black Country Living Museum near Dudley in the West Midlands. This is a living history museum that is perfect for visitors of all ages from small children to adults. It is an excellent, full day out with both food outlets and picnic areas available. Includes the Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust.
The schoolhouse at the Black Country Living Museum

Cadbury World

Get ready for an Easter Egg-stravaganza at Cadbury World this school holidays. Freddo’s show will be full of chocolatey fun. He’ll be completing a series of challenges to get a golden egg. There will be audience participation, songs, dancing and humour.

Dates: 23rd March to 7th April 2024.

Website: Cadbury World.

Review: Plutonium Sox review of a family day out at Cadbury World.

A family day out at Cadbury World Birmingham rainforest zone
Cadbury World Birmingham rainforest zone

Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust

It’s all aboard for Wonderland at the Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust this Easter break. Alice and her friends from the Lewis Carroll novel are on hand to entertain guests and create a magical experience. Journey through the caverns and tunnels looking for hidden Easter eggs to try and win a prize.

Boats leave every half an hour from 10.30am to 4pm and pre-booking is essential.

Top off your visit with a Mad Hatter’s tea party in the Gongoozler restaurant. Sandwiches, scones, cakes, cream, jam, jam tarts and tea, coffee or soft drinks will be served.

Dates: 29th March to 2nd April 2024.

Website: Canal and Tunnel Trust 

Legoland Discovery Centre

There doesn’t seem to be a specific event happening at the Legoland Discovery Centre for West Midlands Easter holidays 2024. However, visitors booking a standard play session can enjoy the ultimate indoor Lego experience.

Create a masterpiece at a build station, check out the mini Midlands, have fun in soft play and take advantage of the 4D cinema and two rides. If you decide to visit the National Sea Life Centre or Cadbury World as well, you can buy a combined ticket online to save money.

Website: Legoland Discovery Centre

National Sea Life Centre West Midlands Easter holidays 2024

There’s a pirate treasure hunt at the National Sea Life Centre for Easter holidays 2024. Dive into a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas while you hunt for treasure around the aquarium. They might even have some real treasure for you at the end. Meet a pirate and pose for photos with sharks, sea turtles, penguins, sea otters and more. Look out for the captain’s colouring station if you’re feeling creative. Feel free to dress as a pirate!

Dates: 22nd March to 21st April 2024.

Website: National Sea Life Centre.

Review: Plutonium Sox National Sea Life Centre mermaids and pirates event review.

Child looking up through a glass dome at a star fish at the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham West Midlands
Examining the star fish at the National Sea Life Centre

Selly Manor Museum

The Easter activities at Selly Manor for 2024 are based on the Wind in the Willows. Toad, mole, badger and ratty will be joining you for an adventure. Hunt for Easter eggs and play games in the garden, get creative with easter crafts and visit the manor to dress up and follow a family trail.

Dates: 25th March to 5th April 2024.

Website: Selly Manor.

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    1. Oh brilliant, we love both of those places. Definitely worth considering staying close by and doing Warwick and Drayton over the course of a couple of days.