Activities for children

Fishing at Babbs Mill

Babbs Mill Local Nature Reserve in Kingshurst was created in 1977 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. A haven for wildlife, Babbs Mill was designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 2002. There’s lots to do…

image of Meriden Park

Meriden Park is a Green Flag Park and Local Nature Reserve (LNR). With a play area, skate park, tennis courts, picnic area, football pitch and supervised adventure playground, there’s lots to explore. Find out more from Solihull Council’s website.

All libraries in Solihull offer events and activities for children, from babies through to teenagers. These include under-5s events such as storytimes or rhymetimes. Find out more by checking out our looking at what your local library has to offer…

butterfly

There are 23 Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) in Solihull, which are havens for wildlife and provide a relaxing environment. The most recent public open space to be designated as a Local Nature Reserve is Langley Hall Park, Olton, which was…

bmx

Solihull’s first BMX Pump Track was opened in Olton Park on 2nd June 2016 and may be used by every age and ability, from young balance bike starters to more skilled and older riders. Find out more via the track’s…

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The Solihull Green Man Trail covers over 21 miles of public footpaths in the Borough between Castle Bromwich and Solihull Town Centre. Points of interest include Alcott Wood, Birmingham Airport, Packhorse Bridge at Hampton-in-Arden, Temple Balsall, the Grand Union Canal…

Image of Chelmund's Cross sign

Held every year in July, Chelmund’s Day celebrates the community and heritage of Chelmsley Wood. Based on myths and stories about a Saxon Warrior called Chelmund (Ceolmund) who made a clearing in the wood in which he settled, Chelmund’s Day offers…