Top activities for the whole family to enjoy over the Easter holidays
With the Easter holidays here, there’s no doubt you’re looking for some fun and exciting activities to do with the kids. Luckily, there’s lots on offer across Birmingham!
Check out these seven awesome activities to do in Birmingham throughout April – perfect for all the family to enjoy.
1. Experience hist ory for yourself at the Black Country Museum
Bring the family along to explore Black Country Living Museum’s canalside village, as the team busily prepare for Easter.
Join in the celebrations and help the characters get ready for ‘a cracking Easter’.
Visitors are invited to follow the activity trail and along the way discover historic characters partake in crafty traditions. From egg-dyeing and pudding-making, to getting ready for an egg-citing holiday, everyone is getting into the Easter spirit!
On top of this, get involved in the traditional Easter fete, where the celebrations continue.
And there’s your usual museum favourites there too, watch traditional chain and nail making, ride on a vintage bus and treat yourself to some delicious old-fashioned sweets!
Where to go: Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Rd, Dudley DY1 4SQ
2. Enjoy a round of golf at Treetop Adventure Golf
To celebrate the Easter Holidays, Treetop will be open for even longer, from 10am every day until Sunday, April 24.
Even the tiniest golfers can trek the trails, and families of four play for less any time, any day.
With two indoor 18-hole mini golf courses to choose from, will you trek the Tropical Trail or brave the ruins of the Ancient Explorer?
Feeling peckish? Share handmade pizza from Pizza Cabana, enjoy cracking coffee from the Jungle Buzz Café and toast your team champions with tropical mocktails from The Thirsty Toucan Bar.
There’s no need to book – just turn up and tee off!
Where to go: Ground Level, Bullring & Grand Central, Birmingham B5 4BA
Get in touch: Visit adventuregolf.com
3. Explore the outdoors at Chasewater Activity Centre
This Easter, splash, climb, laugh and learn at Chasewater Activity Centre.
If your children are always saying ‘I’m bored’ during the school holidays? Or are you fed up of seeing them perched in front of the TV? Then this place could be just the tonic.
Choose from kayaking and bushcraft, archery and raft building to paddle boarding and much, much more.
There’s everything from holiday clubs to parties and paddle courses.
And if you need a holiday childcare solution whilst you work, these five-day Holiday Clubs are just what you need to keep your children active. Every day is fun-packed with water and land-based activities for just £180.
The centre is open every weekend and during the week over the school holidays.
Chasewater also caters for birthday parties, group bookings including schools and corporate days out. No matter what you’re looking for, there’s a package for you.
There are limited places available, so secure your holiday club place or activity today.
Where to go: Chasewater Activity Centre, Staffordshire, Pool Lane, Burntwood, WS73QY
Get in touch: Visit peak.co.uk/chasewater-activity-centre
4. Jump into fun at Rush Trampoline Park
Rush Trampoline Park Birmingham is the ideal spot for family days out, group outings and kids’ parties.
The indoor trampoline park boasts over 30,000 sq ft of the very best in bouncing equipment, from tumble lanes to dodgeball courts, from the trapeze off which you can swing yourself into one of our new airbags to the high performance arena.
With a range of different sessions such as Open Jump, Toddler Takeover, Weekend Sunset Sessions, Fitness, SEN as well as school and team building events, there’s something for everyone.
The minimum age for Open Jump is four years. Children under four and their families are invited to join one of the Toddler sessions which take place during set hours of the week and weekend.
During half term, Rush is open daily from 9am, kicking off with the one hour Toddler Takeover, then from 10am it’s Open Jump time.
Where to go: Unit 6 Avery Dell, Lifford Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B30 3DZ
Get in touch: Visit rushuk.com/birmingham-trampoline-park
5. Climb aboard at Vintage Trains
‘We’re late, we’re late – for a very important date!’
On Sunday, April 24, hop aboard the Shakespeare Express for a unique theatrical afternoon tea experience.
Step into Alice’s story and follow her in this unique theatrical experience. Featuring sensational puppetry designs from Matthew Forbes, Associate Puppetry Director for the National Theatre’s award-winning production War Horse, and recent star of Disney’s The Lion King.
Take a leap down the rabbit hole this spring and take tea at the biggest un-birthday party with the maddest of Hatters.
Enjoy appearances from all of your favourite characters including the fearsome Queen of Hearts alongside a themed afternoon tea.
So hop along, bring your thinking caps (no really… wear a hat) and help the team find these tarts.
Where to go: Shakespeare Express departs from Stratford upon Avon to Tyseley and Birmingham via Hatton and the mainline through Solihull to Birmingham
Get in touch: Visit vintagetrains.co.uk/the-mad-hatters-tea-party
6. Party at Just Play
Just Play is an award-winning indoor soft play centre in Kingstanding, Birmingham.
The fun parties and weekly activities are guaranteed to make you smile. The centre also runs special seasonal events throughout the year for Easter, Halloween and Christmas.
There’s something for everyone at Just Play, with dedicated areas for babies, toddlers and juniors. It’s open seven days a week with cleaning of the play equipment and centre throughout the day.
During term time there are weekly activity sessions such as music and story time. Plus, SEN sessions run every Tuesday morning from 10am to 12pm and every second Sunday of the month.
Where to go: Just Play, Kings Business Park, 715 Kings Road, Kingstanding, Birmingham, B44 9HP
Get in touch: Visit justplaysoftplay.co.uk to find out more including information about the fabulous parties including exclusive venue hire
7. Take on a challenge at Escape Live
Escape Live is Birmingham’s premier escape room where you can venture into a fully-immersive world of unique escape rooms and virtual reality, then kick back in a state-of-the-art speakeasy bar.
Will you save the world from a contagious outbreak in ‘The Lab’ or travel through space and time in ‘Time Machine’?
Become a Private Detective in Dr Wilson’s Office or if you fancy a fright, Room 13 is not for the faint hearted!
Why not jump back into the 1890’s to join Tommy Shelby in one of Escape Live’s two official Peaky Blinders escape rooms?
Adventure is everywhere at Escape Live, with experiences perfect for friends and family alike.
Where will your adventure take you this Easter break?
Where to go: 18 – 24 Constitution Hill, Birmingham, B19 3LY
Get in touch: Head to escapelive.co.uk/birmingham
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