City Of A Thousand Trades
Birmingham is Britain’s second largest city, with more canals than Venice, exploring the preserved canals and historic buildings is one of the city’s main fun free activities.
The city is welcoming with forward-thinking architecture, majestic waterways lined with history, culture & lifestyle, alive with numerous cultural activities and festivals and best-known for its jewelry and food stuffs,
Already explored the city’s heritage, activites and evoking skyline? – the West Midlands location makes it a great place to begin exploring the many tourist attractions to be enjoyed in the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills areas.
There’s no denying Birmingham has it all.
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Visitors will be able to over 40 galleries of admire fine art, ceramics, metalwork, jewellery, natural history, archaeology, ethnography, local history and industrial history. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
Thinktank Science Museum
Birmingham’s award winning science museum, offers an enlightening and fun packed day out for the family. From steam engines and talking robots through to gurgling guts and a chocolate wrapping machine, Thinktank has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology.
The National Motorcycle Museum
Home to a large collection of British motorcycles to promote its great motorcycle manufacturing heritage.
Library of Birmingham
This public library in Birmingham is seen as a flagship project for the city’s redevelopment. It has been described as the largest public library in the United Kingdom, the largest public cultural space in Europe, and the largest regional library in Europe.
Dudley Zoo & Castle
This unique site includes two scheduled monuments – an 11th century castle and limestone caverns – and 12 Grade 2 listed Tecton buildings. Much of the animal collection is linked to international conservation and breeding programmes, with many winning awards. Endangered species include Asiatic lions, Sumatran tigers, Bornean orang utans, Tibetan red pandas, Rothschild giraffes, Madagascan lemurs and Humboldt penguins.
A self-guided exhibition, created by Cadbury, which tells the history of chocolate, and of the Cadbury business.
National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham
An aquarium with over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life including giant green sea turtles, blacktip reef sharks and tropical reef fish, with the only fully transparent 360-degree underwater tunnel in the United Kingdom.
Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre
Located within the Chinese Quarter, visitors will discover one of the largest touring theatres in the UK. The Hippodrome theatre has many musicals, dance, ballet & pantomime performances.
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens
A 15-acre botanical garden home to four stunning glasshouses showing tropical rainforest to arid desert. A playground, tearoom and garden gift shop are all surrounded by some of the most beautiful gardens in the UK.
BullRing Shopping Centre
The famous centre of shopping in Birmingham. Birmingham shops and markets are perfect for a bit of retail therapy – home to style and fashion icons including the Apple Store, Mammas & Papas, Karen Millen and Selfridges.
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