Stuck for ideas on how to wow your lover this Valentine's Day? Whether it’s conventional romance or wild and wacky that ticks your boxes, explore our 14 things to see/do in Birmingham and beyond to feel inspired.  

1) Get balls deep at Ball Park

Cocktails & Street Food! 🍹 🍕
Ball Pits & Ping Pong! 🏓
Arcade Games & Pool Tables! 👾
Prices from £10 per person (Over 18s only)

2) A Browns Valentine's Day 

An exclusive Valentine's menu has been created for 14 February. With everything from fresh lobster and prime steaks to fabulous cocktails - the night is yours to indulge!

Choose from two courses for £35 per person or three courses for £40 per person. View the full menu here.

3)  Theatrical cocktails at The Alchemist 

Mixologists at The Alchemist Colmore Row and Brindleyplace create every cocktail with an obsessive eye for detail, presented in vessels orchestrated to add a devilish dash of theatre. Experience everything from roaring flames to smoky dry ice, the comprehensive list of drinks and cocktails will most definitely have you sipping your way into lovers' land. 

4) Sharks after dark at SEA LIFE Birmingham

Perhaps one on one romance isn't your thing, not to worry the National SEA LIFE Centre can accomodate up to 6 guests for an exclusive VIP, after-hours guided tour around the aquarium!

Price is £250 for up to 6 people.

5) Limited edition Afternoon Tea at Park Regis 

 Available from Friday 11 until Monday 14 February, Park Regis will have an exclusive Valentine's Afternoon Tea menu. Brimming with infatuating sweet and savoury fancies, which selection will win your heart?

The traditional menu is priced at £25 per person or add champagne for £35 per person.

6)  A Midlands Michelin meal

With more Michelin-star restaurants than any region outside of London, what better time to taste the 'finer things in life' than on the most romantic day of the year. Take date night to the next level with our luxurious fine dining offering. Choose from Adam's, Carters of MoseleyOpheemPurnell’s RestaurantSimpsonsPeelsPensons, SaltThe Royal Oak or The Cross at Kenilworth.

7) The ultimate lovers night in

If stylish accomodation and spectacular city views are your thing, Staying Cool has the perfect package for you this Valentine's. Your stay will include: a chilled bottle of Laurent-Perrier Rosé champagne (non-alcoholic version also available), a box of Charbonnel et Walker sea salt caramel milk chocolate truffles, four fresh bagels with organic smoked salmon and cream cheese for breakfast, a seasonal bouquet of flowers and rose petals scattered across your king-sized bed!      

To book simply add the 'Ultimate Lovers' bundle to your stay under the Personalise Your Stay menu when booking via Staying Cool's website. Alternatively contact the Guest Relations team and they’ll arrange everything for you.

8) Ultra-Luxe Valentine's Ball

When - Saturday 12 February 

Where - Park Regis Hotel

What - An evening filled with exquisite food and dancing in an unparalleled 360-degree view of Birmingham’s skyline. Enjoy fizz and canapés, a luxury candlelit 3-course dinner topped with some romantic mystery, live music and entertainment. 

Price - £128.88 per person

9) Get your heart rate racing at Bear Grylls Adventure 

The Bear Grylls Adventure is the perfect place to bond and get your adrenaline going! The list of activities allows you to work as a dream team or compete your way to victory. From archery, high ropes, climbing and indoor skydiving to shooting, escape rooms, snorkelling and shark diving - there really is something to suit all.  

10) A Shareable feast for you and your lover(s) at Tierra Tacos

Choose from either Beef Short Rib, a whole John Dory or Heirloom Squash as your sharer main alongside scallop/beetroot aguachile, stack of salsas, tacos tatties, padrons churros, strawberries and chocolate dip to finish. Also everyone dining gets a free glass of Cava! (Optional ½ doz Oysters for £10 extra)

Price £50

11) Valentine's Dinner at the Cellarz

Located in the stunning, original brick cellars beneath Spring Grove House at West Midlands Safari Park, treat yourself and your loved one to a romantic evening of six exquisite courses, a complimentary cocktail and live music.

Price £110 per couple

12)  Sip and Paint... The Kiss

Unleash your creativity this Valentine's with a glass in one hand and a paint brush in the other! Themed around Gustav Klimt's iconic painting 'The Kiss', the time is now to embrace your romantic side. Included in your experience: art supplies, guidance from a practicing artist, themed playlist and your completed canvas.

Where - Apollo Hotel

Time - 7:30pm - 10pm

Price - £34.99 per person

13) Hit the suite spot at The Grand Hotel  

From grand double rooms to penthouse suites, the array of rooms means there's something to accommodate varying budgets. If you're feeling to splash out, the jaw-dropping penthouse will most definitely hit that suite spot! With its own bar, open-plan dining and living room, table football, walk-in closet, and luxurious marble bathroom, what more could you need?

Complete your stay with a divine dinner at the New York inspired Brassiere - Isaacs, or an evening tipple at the Madeleine bar.

14) Tru Groove at The Jam House

On Friday 11 and Saturday 12 February, DJ Pete Sherriff is compère for the night, playing a mix of tracks and videos, old & new, and introducing live music performances at 9pm from resident piano duo. Continue jamming the night away with Tasita Trotman and Ricardo Williams - Tru Groove, who will be singing a series of club hits, classic soul, and R’n’B tunes from 11pm. 

Free before 8pm / £5 before 9pm / £8 before 11pm / £10 after


The Grand Hotel Birmingham
The Grand Hotel Birmingham

The hotel will opened its doors, revealing its £45million restoration and refurbishment, to the public on Tuesday 18 May.

The Jam House
Entertainment Venue
The Jam House

Located in the heart of The Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, the Jam House occupies a traditional and Historic Georgian Building looking out on to the picturesque St Paul's Square. The Jam House is a landmark, long standing, award-winning venue offering a unique combination of live music, good food and great times!

The Bear Grylls Adventure
Adventure Park / Playground
The Bear Grylls Adventure

Adventure awaits! Experience eleven epic activities at The Bear Grylls Adventure. Escape the ordinary, experience the awesome and try something new.

Park Regis Birmingham
Park Regis Birmingham

Park Regis Birmingham opened its doors in April 2016, an amazing transformation of Auchinleck House from a run down office block to one of Birmingham’s most luxurious hotels.

Staying Cool at Rotunda
Serviced Apartment
Staying Cool at Rotunda

Four and five star apartments on the top 2 floors of the city’s newly refurbished, iconic Rotunda, offer amazing views, great design and maximum comfort in the heart of the city centre, just 2 minutes from Selfridges and New Street Station.

National SEA LIFE Centre
National Sea Life Centre, Birmingham

The National Sealife Centre Birmingham is home to over 2,000 magical creatures and the UK’s only 360 ocean tunnel! Come and be amazed by how these beautiful marine animals live day to day and get closer than you’d ever imagine.

Browns Birmingham
Afternoon Tea
Browns Birmingham

Brown’s expert chefs have updated a traditional afternoon tea experience to celebrate 45 years with a nod to all things British



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