• Photo of visitors reading a visitor guide at Witley Court Gardens

Heritage / Family / Best Of / The Great Outdoors / Worcester / Bewdley / Upton upon Severn / Bromsgrove / Kidderminster

10 things to do with the family in Worcestershire

Family days out are the opportunity to make memories that will last a lifetime. Worcestershire offers the ideal destination for fun-filled family attractions.

Take a look at some of our top picks with the best places to visit…

Croome Court

1. Transport Museum Wythall

A multi-generational family day out where you can step back in time and view the impressive collection of preserved local transport which includes buses, milk floats, steam trains and much more!

Enjoy bus and miniature train rides all part of the museum’s experience. The museum offers a great value day out with tickets starting from just £5 per person.

Click Here!

Transport Museum, Wythall

2. Hanbury Hall

The house and garden, originally a stage set for summer parties, offer a glimpse into life at the turn of the 18th century. Don't miss the original wall paintings by Sir James Thornhill, full of drama and politics.

Beautiful gardens are all set in the stunning Worcestershire countryside. Check out the new Courtyard Kitchen to refuel and relax.

Click Here!

Hanbury Hall

3. Severn Valley Railway

Embark on an adventure at one of Worcestershire’s most famous attractions, Severn Valley Railway. Steam and diesel engines will be on display allowing visitors further choice as they glide through the glorious countryside.

A visit to the picturesque Arley Station, used in the recent Enola Holmes Film, must be at the top of your list to visit and have a wander town to the River for some excellent views.

Click Here!

Severn Valley Railway

4. West Midland Safari Park

Explore over 4 miles of Safari-drive through and walk-through exhibits at the Worcestershire award-winning attraction. Head to the conservation stage to hear about the threats that wild animals face in the wild.

Enjoy the Adventure Theme Park and brand-new Lion Ridge!

Click Here!

West Midland Safari Park

5. All Things Wild

Another top Worcestershire animal attraction, All Things Wild is the ideal family day out for animal lovers. View animals from across the globe including zerba, owls, meerkats, beavers, lemurs and much more! There is a mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits so a perfect balance for those rainy days.

Another great value day out with tickets starting from £6!

Click Here!

All Things Wild

6. Witley Court & Gardens

Another fine example of Worcestershire’s preserved heritage, Witley Court & Gardens is a romantic ruin filled with hidden history stories and beautifully kept gardens. Witley sets the scene for a fantastic day out with plenty of photo opportunities, the chance to visit the on-site church and visit the independent tea rooms to complete the English heritage experience.

Click Here!

Witley Court & Gardens

7. Family Boat Hire on the River Severn

Nothing quite beats seeing Worcestershire by water, boat hire is available from Upton-on-Severn with Severn Expeditions. There is the option for self-hire or skippered hire where you can receive an expert insight into the River Severn. Fishing tours are also available!

Click Here!

Severn Expeditions

8. Clent Hills

Sometimes reconnecting with nature and taking in the fresh air is all you need! The Clent Hills offer panoramic views across Worcestershire, Shropshire, the West Midlands and the Welsh borders. A walk to the top to see the four stones is a must and there are plenty of countryside pubs nearby.

Click Here!

Clent Hills

9. Croome Court

Ever-changing exhibitions and contemporary installations can be seen throughout the four floors of the magnificent Croome Court. The 'Capability Brown’ landscaped gardens are a great setting for family walks with acres of parkland to explore. Check out the latest events for family-fun days out.

Click Here!

Croome Court

10. Habberley Trail

An outdoor adventure like no other! Habberley Trail is an outdoor nature trail near Kidderminster. Get active with bespoke activities including zip lines, swings, outdoor games and reflex challenges. Don’t forget to have a go on the 100m zip line.

Click Here!

Habberley Trail

Let us help you plan your next trip and make Worcestershire part of your story. A series of our handy guides and blogs can be found below!

Read more of our blogs!

Visit Worcestershire