With the summer not summer-ing this year, you might find you’re spending more days inside than outside.

When the weather isn’t up to much, it can be difficult to know what to do, especially with kids as the summer holidays are well underway.

If you’re wondering what to do, Sandbox VR could be the place for you to be.

Sandbox VR is a virtual reality gaming destination which has opened its second UK site in Birmingham’s Bullring & Grand Central shopping centre.

Gamers can play virtual reality games at Sandbox VR Birmingham

The site is open to the public now and you can book your place via the Sandbox VR website.

Prices vary between £25 and £45 per person.

Sandbox VR says it is backed by celebrities including Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and Will Smith and that visitors can expect an immersive full-body virtual reality experience.

Up to six players are collectively immersed as if they were living inside a movie or game, experiencing a full spectrum of adrenaline-fuelled emotions as they enter worlds of swashbuckling pirates, zombie apocalypses or soar above the clouds in a space elevator.

It is powered by a new generation of Hollywood motion capture cameras and technology and guests will experience touch, vibration and motion.

The new site in Birmingham boasts 13,000 sq. foot of VR gaming with 6 VR rooms, also known as "holodecks”, making it the largest Sandbox VR venue in the world, complete with a hospitality offering, Sandbox VR says.

When guests are done playing, they can socialise and watch their experience highlights while enjoying a cocktail made by a robotic bartender, created by Italian design company Makr Shakr.

Toni the robot can serve up to 80 drinks per hour and he’ll be shaking, stirring, and muddling the drinks.

Toni, who can also dance, is said to deliver a totally unique cocktail and mocktail experience.

Sandbox PR Birmingham also has a human bar serving a variety of refreshments, if guests would prefer to be served by fellow humans.

The Birmingham location also has a dedicated area that can be hired for private events, be it corporate parties or with family and friends.

Andy Scanlon, Head of Sandbox UK & Ireland says: “Following our successful launch in London, we wanted to kick off our expansion across the UK and Ireland by launching our latest site in the UK’s second city. It will be the biggest ever Sandbox VR to date.

“As the West Midlands best-connected retail and leisure destination, Bullring & Grand Central is the ideal location to launch our second UK site. We can’t wait to bring our mind-expanding adventures to this amazing market.”

Dan Murphy, General Manager at Bullring & Grand Central, commented: “We’re so excited to be welcoming Sandbox VR to Bullring & Grand Central when it opens next month.

“This new destination will offer our customers an epic and immersive experience with a completely new and unique concept that we’ve not seen here before and I’m sure that it’s going to prove a massive hit with our visitors.”