Things to do in Birmingham
The United Kingdom a plethora of gems, and we’re here to talk with you about the top-rated attractions in Birmingham, as one of its finest cities. After having a bad day on your work or lectures there are numerous events you could partake in, as well as thousands of places you should pay a visit to, so if you can’t decide where to start, let us help you out a bit.
Must-visit attractions in Birmingham
1. Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens
Castle Bromwich is a noble, towering fortress which was restored during the 18th century to its former glory. Its halls are regal and the gardens comprised of vegetable fields and orchards are indeed sights to behold. Once you’ve done with your touring, you could rest in the visitor centre and tea room, or shop the plants. Castle Bromwich is located on the Chester Road.
2. Ikon Gallery
People who value art should definitely pay a visit to Ikon Gallery. The entrance is completely free, and there are several cafes and the famous Ikon shop which work all days of the week. The contemporary gallery will leave you in awe, but this place houses one of the most prominent bookshops in all UK. You can visit it at 1 Oozells Square.
3. City Sightseeing Tours
After you’re done visiting castles, art museums, theatres, and other places of interest, you can call it a day with the City Sightseeing Tour. By enrolling for a tour, you’ll be paired with a group led by a professional guide who will walk you through top-rated attractions in Birmingham, all for but several pounds per ticket.
4. Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre
Birmingham’s Hippodrome theatre is, by far, one of the top-rated attractions in Birmingham – it’s huge (which is a heavy understatement), and it boasts approximately five hundred thousand visitors each year. It’s a lively place located on the Hurst Street by the Southside, so if you’re near, make sure not to miss it.
5. Broadway Plaza – Bowlplex
The Broadway Plaza is found at the very heart of Birmingham by the Ladywood Middleway, resting but a few yards away from Broad Street, Brindleyplace, and such. Both youngsters and grown adults will have all kinds of things they could do here – the Odeon (one of the largest cinemas in the UK), the Bowlplex, many bowling alleys, arcades, and bars are all at your disposal.
6. The National SEA LIFE Centre
Being one of the largest islands, England is a place with a rich water life culture. Birmingham, being one of UK’s jewels, houses their National Sea Life Centre which will lead you beneath the magical waves, offering you a unique, exquisite experience to see and marvel at aquatic flora and fauna.
Guides will show you around and explain the names of everything you’ll see, but you will also be able to observe the animals feeding. Among the newest additions to the Sea Life Centre is the penguin ice adventure, which is a marvellous, chilly voyage beneath the Antarctic your kids will absolutely love.
– Reference Video: Daniel Roe