There is always plenty of family fun waiting to be discovered in Warwickshire! With outdoor adventures, hands-on history, and interactive activities to spark the imagination, you are never far from an exciting new adventure that will keep the whole family entertained.
Create Lasting Family Memories
Warwickshire is where centuries of history come alive thanks to famous castles where you can learn to fight like a medieval knight, or experience what school was like for William Shakespeare when you take a seat in his actual schoolroom!
The rolling Warwickshire countryside provides an endless playground for families to escape the indoors and enjoy the fresh air. Pay a visit to one of our local towns where wide-green spaces and fun-filled playgrounds are just a stone's throw from the main attractions and shops.
Hands on History
Experience one thousand years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle with exhilarating live shows and interactive fun for your mini history hunters. Get lost in the Horrible Histories Maze, or hang out with Zog at the Zog Playland. You can even turn your visit into a sleepover with a stay in the on-site lodges.
Step back into the thrilling and romantic history of Kenilworth Castle! Explore the castle ruins where epic sieges once raged, and get hands on with history in the family-friendly exhibition.
At Shakespeare’s Schoolroom you will be transported back to the schooldays of William Shakespeare and attend a lesson in the very schoolroom where he was once taught. Learn to write with a quill, and dress up as the School Master - just make sure to be on your best behaviour at all times!
Exploring Nature and Warwickshire Wildlife
Blow off some steam with a family day out at the National Trust’s Charlecote Park. Spot the resident deer grazing as you explore the park trails, or discover what life was like for the family servants with a visit to the Victorian kitchens and laundry room.
Come rain or shine, at Stratford Butterfly Farm you can discover some of the world’s most beautiful butterflies and rare minibeasts. Take a wander through tropical rainforests, splashing waterfalls, and fish-filled pools and watch in awe as hundreds of spectacular and vibrantly coloured butterflies fly and feed around you.
Experience what life was like on a working Tudor farm at Mary Arden’s Farm. Get hands on with traditional crafts, enjoy Tudor pastimes, and meet the resident animals too.
Ignite the Imagination in Warwickshire
An endless emporium of mysterious objects, toys and games - Magic Alley will leave you spellbound.
Journey back through British motoring history at the British Motor Museum. With costumed guides, touch screen exhibits and an interactive activity zone, the whole family can get involved in the fun!
Set those mini minds whirring at the MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum! This quirky attraction located in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, houses around 60 interactive mechanical contraptions and is the only one of its kind in the UK.
The whole family will love a nostalgic train ride aboard the Shakespeare Express. A magical steam train journey through the Warwickshire countryside between Birmingham Moor Street and Stratford-upon-Avon. The perfect way to travel.
Get ready for endless family adventures in Warwickshire, use our listings below and our events diary, and start planning your visit today.
Search Family Things to Do