What to do
A culture fix, the latest fashion or just something to keep the kids occupied? From museums, attractions and shopping centres to restaurants - take a look and be inspired!
If you’ve a hunger to explore the city’s history, Birmingham’s heritage is magical to explore. By bus, boat or foot, Birmingham and regional tours to educate and excite. And with one of the most compelling and eclectic British arts scenes, Birmingham’s cultural spectrum also never fails to surprise. Check out our Culture, Heritage and Tours and Sightseeing sections for more details.
As the day ends and night begins, Birmingham is definitely the place to party. Start the evening with a meal. Eating out in Birmingham is like a gastronomic tour of the world with the food of 27 different nationalities and cultures to choose from. Our Food and Drink section has the low down on everything from the Balti Triangle to our Michelin Star venues.
See Heart FM's Ed James' itinerary for a couple in Birmingham.
And then head straight to the Nightlife section to plan your tour of the city’s hottest bars and clubs!
During your visit, if you enjoy the thrill of live sporting action, then check out the Sport section of this site. Plan ahead to make sure you land seats at one of Birmingham’s top sporting venues for athletics, test cricket, football, speedway and much, much more.
And if you’re visiting as a family then Kids and Young People are the pages for you. There are sections for with inspired ideas for visiting with Babies and Toddlers, Under 12s, teenagers and young adults as well as tons of practical information.
View an itinerary for a 4 day city break in Birmingham.
There’s plenty to do just a few miles for the city in Solihull and the Black Country too – including some of the best retail therapy in the region, world class music venues, outstanding heritage attractions and stunning countryside and rural villages
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