Black Country Living Museum

A short journey down the B4517 from Darlaston you will find the Black Country Living Museum. This fascinating place tells the story of the origins of the industrial revolution. Meet and chat with characters from the past in this exceptional open air museum that takes you back to the time when the area was leading the world in manufacturing. Take in sights such as the mines, canal and travel on the tram at this family friendly experience.

Dudley Zoo

Another superb attraction within easy ready of Darlaston is the wonderful Dudley Zoo with an amazing array of over 200 species. With meerkats, bearded dragons, lemurs and lynx this Zoo has lots on offer. But it’s not just exotic animals on view - visit the Farm & Barn attraction to get close up with some farmyard favourites or watch the bird of prey displays as they demonstrate the techniques used by hunters in medieval times.

Never a dull moment

Kids are very well accommodated in the area around Darlaston. The choice of play areas includes Dizzy Kidz, Jitterbugs Party World and a Wacky Warehouse, all within a 15 minute drive. Take the older kids to the Boulder Central Indoor Climbing, suitable for children up to 18. Stay at our Travelodge West Bromwich hotel, conveniently located closed to Darlaston.