Top 5 Free Activities this Summer in Warwickshire


Getting organised for this upcoming Summer holidays?  If you’re searching for kids’ activities around Warwickshire, then The Strings Club is here to help!

As parents ourselves, finding (and funding) activities over the school holidays can be daunting - so we have done the hard work for you! 

Things to do with kids this Summer in Warwickshire

Things to do with kids this Summer in Warwickshire

1: Discover the incredible world of The Donkey Sanctuary

At Redwings Oxhill, you'll encounter a magnificent ensemble of 80 rescued horses, ponies, and donkeys. Get acquainted with the gentle giant, Lady, a majestic Shire horse who captivates all who meet her. And let's not forget about "The Breakfast Club" - a delightful group of cobs, each affectionately named after breakfast items, who will steal your heart with their irresistible charm. Prepare for a truly unforgettable experience as you explore Redwings Oxhill Donkey Sanctuary, where every step you take brings you closer to the magic and wonder of these incredible animals.

2. Get Active with Junior Parkrun

Looking for an exciting and healthy activity for your children? Look no further than Junior parkrun! This fantastic event offers a free, timed 2 km run, walk, or jog specifically designed for children aged 4 to 14 years old. Gather your little ones and join us every Sunday at 9 am for a thrilling parkrun experience in a nearby park. Junior parkrun is more than just a run; it's an opportunity for your children to engage in a healthy and active lifestyle while building resilience, stamina, and a sense of achievement. With a supportive and encouraging atmosphere, parkrun events are a fantastic way for kids to develop a love for running and staying active.

3: Prepare for Puppy Paradise at The Guide Dogs for the Blind's National Breeding Centre

Calling all dog lovers! Get ready for a puppy paradise! Since May 2011, a whopping 5,313 adorable puppies have been born at the amazing NBC. Come and witness firsthand how these cute pups learn and grow to become amazing guide dogs. You'll learn all about the special skills they develop and how they become the perfect companions. Plus, you'll be amazed by the high-tech gadgets and cool innovations used in the charity's breeding program. Best of all, you can join a free two-hour tour three times a week. It's an incredible experience you won't want to miss!

Things to do with kids this Summer in Warwickshire

4: Get back to nature with Victoria Park

This wonderful park by the river in Leamington Spa is filled with beautiful trees. It has play areas for kids of all ages, a fun paddling pool, and even tennis courts that you can use (there may be a fee for that). If you're into skateboarding or rollerblading, there's a special area just for that too! You can also enjoy a picnic at one of the many tables or take a leisurely stroll around the park. In fact, there's even a 3.5-mile path that leads to Warwick if you're up for a longer walk. There are so many fun things for families to do here!

5: Discover the fascinating Roman town of Tripontium at the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Discover the fascinating Roman town of Tripontium at the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum. Step back in time and explore collections that showcase Roman, local, social, and industrial history. In addition, you'll find captivating exhibitions featuring modern and contemporary art. This museum offers more than just static displays. Prepare for an interactive experience that will engage both kids and families. With imaginative exhibits and hands-on activities, you can truly immerse yourself in the world of Tripontium. Whether you're interested in history or art, this museum has something for everyone. It's a fantastic destination where you can learn, explore, and have a great time together!

Things to do with kids this Summer in Warwickshire

Half Term Activities in Leamington Spa

If you’re looking for fun, free and exciting things to do with your children, we hope our top tips above help. But if you’re looking to give your child an unmissable Summer whilst you work, then we'd love to welcome your child to one of our Holiday Camps near you.

With over 100 5* independent reviews via Feefo from parents this year, The Strings Club welcomes children from one day to the whole experience.

We start each morning with our fun-filled “Learn Together, Play Together ” instrumental sessions. Free hire of an instrument including Guitar, Violin or Ukulele to take home!

Afternoons include our carefully-created, interactive workshops – designed to inspire your child in more ways than one! Think sports, music, drama, art and dance!

Each Holiday Camp ends with a Grand Concert. Enabling your child to proudly show what they have achieved alongside their new friends!