A look at some of the fantastic water parks around the West Midlands.
Summer in the UK means a number of things Ė the temperature rises, the sun doesnít go down at 4pm and the long summer holidays are here! So where can you take the kids on a hot day? Itís always nice to go out and about and cool down in the water, so if you are interested in taking the kids to a water park or activity, here are the top spots in the West Midlands.
Kingsbury Water Park Bodymoor Heath, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 0DY
A 600-hectacre park with plenty of activities for the whole family!
No specific swimming area, but there are 15 boating and fishing lakes at the park!
Splash Zone at Gulliverís Land in Milton Keynes is an indoor attraction that is full of fun water activities!
Splash Zone has three waterslides, sprays and streams.
Splash Tots is a pre-schooler and toddler play session in which young children can enjoy fishing games, play boats, paddling pools and inflatables, plus free biscuits and squash!
Water World, Stoke On Trent Festival Park, Etruria, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5PU
Water World has a variety of rides that are suitable for families with young children, including the Jungle House Flumes, childrenís Boat Slide, The Black Hole (with an adult) and the Pyhton (with an adult) plus more!
Seasonal outdoor pool.
There are also toddler slides and a toddler boat slide for children under 110cm in height.
Also have baby change and bottle warming facilities. You can read more about visiting with children here.
So grab your swimming cossies, a heap of towels and some sun cream and spend the warm summer days having fun in the water! If you are looking specifically for swimming lessons for children, read more here.
Looking for more school holiday activities in Birmingham? Read on here.
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Little ones and their furry friends are invited for a free picnic party (bring your own snacks or purchase from the Pavilion Tearoom), complete with childrens entertainer, a magician, bouncy castle and face painting.