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8 things to do in the Midlands this summer

As we edge closer to the summer holidays, we thought we’d help you out by taking a closer look at what’s going on in the West Midlands.

So, whether you’re looking for an activity that the whole family can enjoy or the best offers on windows in the West Midlands, you’re in the right place!

1. Go wild at Wolverhampton Zoo!

This summer explore the Amazon, Australia and Asia without having to leave The Midlands! With a variety of reptiles, mammals and birds to meet, explore ‘the little zoo making a big impact’ at Bobbington.

2. Make a splash at Walsall Arboretum!

Situated near Walsall town centre, Walsall Arboretum is a pretty Victorian park that all ages can enjoy. From picnics to dog walks and regular activities to the Splash Pad (open from the end of May/beginning of June), Walsall Arboretum allows the whole family to get back to nature without breaking the bank!

3. Discover the Stourbridge secrets of Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life with a trip to Stourbridge and immerse yourself in the local history behind this unique National Trust attraction. From guided bird watching walks to photography rambles, find out what else is planned over the summer months at this unusual West Midland location.

4. Step back in time at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley

If you really want to live and breathe the story of the Black Country, then Dudley’s award-winning open-air museum is a real sight to behold! As one of the UK’s largest open-air museums of its kind, with lots of exciting events planned throughout the summer, find out why this 26-acre living museum is one of the UK’s finest this year.

5. Shop till you drop at Birmingham Bullring

Located in the heart of Birmingham city centre, The Bullring is home to over 200 shops from clothing and games to beauty products and electronic devices. After a day at The Bullring, you’ll be ready for some refreshments in one of the 25 restaurants located on site.

6. Drive your family’s curiosity in Coventry!

If you enjoy cars and history, then this world-class British collection of publicly owned vehicles will be just up your street! From entertaining displays to interactive galleries and exhibitions, a trip to Coventry Transport Museum will lift anyone’s spirits!

7. Climb your way to success at Boulder Central in West Bromwich

Unfortunately, the sun can’t shine continuously throughout Summer – so Boulder Central’s indoor climbing walls are the perfect option for those cooler summer days. As the West Midland’s biggest rock-climbing gym, it’s a reasonably priced day out that has an array of climbing routes suited to most ages and abilities.

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8. Update your West Midlands windows

If you’ve been contemplating updating your windows, summer is the ideal time to do it. So, why not pop into one of our 3 wonderful window, door and conservatory showrooms and get inspired? With easy to find West Midland showrooms, located in Fordhouses, Coseley and Sedgley, take a look at our showroom page for full details on each one.

Our customers love their enhanced homes – watch a few of our video testimonials to find out why!

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