8 Things to Do in Birmingham with Kids

Mar 22 2024

So, what are some of the top kids activities in Birmingham? Let’s start with what’s on offer close by.

Take the Tots to Explore the Corkfield Neighbourhood

If you call Corkfield your home (or are hoping to) and looking for things to do with kids in Birmingham, why not let the little ones run amok in your very own neighbourhood. There are plenty of family-friendly independent businesses ready to serve up something delicious, unique or entertaining. At Corkfield, we’re all about connectedness – it’s all a part of what makes living at Corkfield so special.

Mixing the convenience of saving you time on travel, the satisfaction of a good discount just for being a resident at Corkfield, and the reward of supporting your local independents, what’s not to love?

So, it’s less of the ‘Are we there yet?!’ and more of the ‘Where to next?’

Let’s have a gander.

LA Pop

Here’s a treat for everyone if you’re looking for kids activities in Birmingham. LA Pop is a multi-award-winning gelato cafe that prides itself on handcrafted gelato lollies. Here, you can make the perfect rainbow-coloured treat with your little ones using locally sourced organic milk.

LA Pop also offers a cafe bar for the grown-ups to sit, sip, and while away the hours with a friend.

Dolce Desserts

Another sugar rush to add to the list (we’re sorry) is Dolce Desserts, which has long since (and perhaps deservedly) boasted about the best desserts in Birmingham for over a decade.

Corkfield’s 6 Top Things to Do in Birmingham with Kids

If you’re hoping to go and explore further afield and get out in the fresh air, here are a few of our other top picks!

Cannon Hill Park

Just a couple of minutes’ walk from Corkfield is Cannon Hill Park. It’s a beautiful, natural space and an absolute must-visit if you’re looking for things to do in Birmingham with the kids.

There’s plenty to see and do, from outdoor sports, games, and rides to shows and exhibitions, crafts, and wildlife too.

So, if you’re looking to soak up some scenery and the kids are looking to run, climb, and splash their way through the day, keep Cannon Hill Park in mind.

Brindley Place

Fifteen minutes away from your home at Corkfield is Brindley Place, Birmingham’s most-loved waterside destination for business, leisure, and culture.

A mixed-use development, grown-ups and kids alike can find fun in this area thanks to the numerous restaurants, theatres, and shops, which offer a picturesque outdoor haven for tenants and visitors to dwell and relax by the water.

Cadbury World

One for chocolate obsessives, Cadbury World offers a captivating blend of education and entertainment as you learn more about the chocolate-making process, indulge yourself in delicious samples, and explore the history of Cadbury.

Immersive exhibits are sure to keep the kids entertained even on a sugar high, with interactive displays, as well as an outdoor play area and themed zones. Cadbury World is sure to be one to remember for families, chocolate enthusiasts, and anyone with a craving for sugar.

Midlands Art Centre

For days out with the kids in Birmingham, just mere moments away from Corkfield is The Mac. The Mac is a stunning display of modern architecture and hosts theatre, dance, music and comedy performances.

A pioneering arts centre and charity, they are renowned for working with children, young adults, and families, focusing on sustainability, accessibility, and inclusion.

Their mission is to emphasise art as an important part of people’s lives. As such, they offer an array of independent cinema, theatre, visual arts exhibitions, and creative courses that are perfect for keeping the little ones occupied.

Edgbaston Stadium

Even though – if you’re a resident of Corkfield – you may have front-row seats from your very own balcony, a short walk to Edgbaston Stadium is an outdoor activity fit for the whole family (cricket lovers or not!).

Offering us some gorgeous views of its sweeping architecture, Edgbaston Cricket Ground – also known as the County Ground or Edgbaston Stadium – is home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club and the Birmingham Bears. Energetic match days await you and your troupe, and with a place at Corkfield to call home, match days are never far away.

So while you can, of course, also enjoy cricket indoors on the big screen, why not step out into the sun for a spell, eh?

Treetop Adventure Golf

If you’re on the hunt for a unique family day out in Birmingham, Treetop Adventure Golf is a hands-on mini-golf experience that takes players into a rainforest.

The venue offers an exciting mix of tropical landscapes, challenging courses, and an energetic atmosphere you won’t forget anytime soon. The course takes players through canopies and temples, perfect for a family adventure.

Let your imagination run wild in the heart of Birmingham.

A New Chapter Awaits at Corkfield

Whether you have children or not, a place to grow into and gain a sense of belonging awaits you in Birmingham with a luxury home at Corkfield. Maybe you’re a couple of friends looking for a base of operations as you explore Birmingham? Modern and spacious 2-bedroom apartments are ready to meet your needs.

Alternatively, you can settle down amidst cityscape, green spaces, history, and culture in a vibrant 3-bedroom apartment that is well-equipped to accommodate the whole family.

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