Places to visit in Birmingham

Find the best things to do in Birmingham throughout the year with our guide to England’s second biggest city. Packed to the brim with fun museums, mega arenas and fashionable shops, the city is ideal for a romantic weekend break or a getaway with the kids. Take a walk down the Curry Mile at night or treat yourself to the finest Michelin-starred restaurants that the city can offer. Visit the world famous Cadbury's World and indulge your sweet tooth, then head to the city centre for a shopping session at the Bullring.

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Step into the magical world of JRR Tolkien

Celebrate this great literary mind by exploring his childhood haunts, the inspiration for literary classics Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

 

Discover where the 18th century’s greatest minds would meet

This lavish Georgian house in Birmingham was once the home of the industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton, leading member of the Lunar Society.

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

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