Kids & teenagers

Visiting with tinies, toddlers or teenagers? Create the perfect itinerary to keep everyone entertained.

 

Birmingham is a fun and straightforward city to visit with even the smallest family members. This section is packed with ideas and practical advice for getting the best out of your family visit to Birmingham. Check out the Babies and toddlers section for tips on places to go that are well-equipped and stimulating for tiny people.

See Heart FM's Ed James' itinerary for a day with the kids.

Whether it’s the call of the wild at The Nature Centre in Cannon Hill Park; water play at ThinkTank, Birmingham’s Science Museum; or a tour behind the scenes at the BBC studios in the Mailbox. There are attractions to excite and inspire kids of all ages. There’s plenty more to choose from as you plan your visit in our section for travelling with Under 12s.

Birmingham is a great city for teenagers. Whether they’re into shopping, dancing, music or sport there’s loads for them to do. Our Teenagers section even includes details of club nights specifically for under 18s. 

And for young adults visiting, studying or working in the city, check out our Young adults section to plan activities that are just that little bit different.

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