4 Ways to Keep the Kids Occupied in Coventry

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With summer in full swing, you might be looking for things to do in Coventry with the kids. Thankfully, there’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained in this part of the world. So here are four fun-filled activities to pop on your itinerary over the coming weeks.

Dinosaur World Live

When it comes to days out in Coventry, don’t miss a trip to Dinosaur World Live showing at Assembly Festival Garden as part of the 2021 Coventry City of Culture! A roar-some show for the whole family, Dinosaur World Live features spectacular puppetry live on-stage and introduces some of the most impressive prehistoric creatures – from the formidable T-Rex to other beasts including Giraffatitan, Microraptor, Segnosaurus and Triceratops. Meet Miranda, daughter of palaeontologists, and all of her pals. Book your tickets today to join in the fun.

Coombe Abbey Park

Whether you’re planning a quiet picnic in the open air or want the kids to run off some steam, head to the picturesque Coombe Abbey Park. This delightful location offers 500-acres of beautiful gardens, woodland, lakeside walks and bird watching opportunities. There’s a great range of facilities including picnic and BBQ areas as well as a playground, duck and swan feeding and pond dipping platforms. There are also woodland trails which are ideal for children to explore.

Brandon Marsh

As the headquarters of Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Brandon Marsh is set across 220-acres and is the perfect place to visit on a summer’s day. If you love nothing more than pulling on your trainers and discovering the very best of nature, this is certainly an activity to remember. Around the orchard you’ll discover many impressive sites from bird watching hides and mini-beast homes to a newly designed sensory garden. There’s also an under-cover picnic area, so even if the British weather becomes unpredictable, you’ll have somewhere to shelter.

Brandon Marsh also hosts many children’s activities during the summer months. So why not check out the itinerary and make memories as a family?

War Memorial Park

Looking after kids this summer? Then the War Memorial Park is somewhere to keep in mind. As Coventry’s premier park attracting around 400,000 visitors from all over the city and beyond every year, this is a popular destination and it’s easy to see why. There’s plenty to see and do for all ages with the park featuring a formal War Memorial garden as well as sports areas with playing fields and a Splash ‘n’ Play Park. There’s a 1.6-mile circular footpath around the park too should you fancy a stroll.

The War Memorial Park is now listed as a Grade II park by English Heritage and the War Memorial itself is listed as Grade II * by English Heritage.

You won’t be short of fun things to do in Coventry this summer. Don’t forget to book your Dinosaur World Live tickets today and enjoy a fun-filled experience to remember.