7 awesome things to do in Birmingham


Birmingham’s best hidden bits

Birmingham is a city full of culture but what we love are all the hidden bits. Check out our round up of in-the-know, behind-the-scenes stuff to do. Oh and there’s chocolate too.

Birmingham Slogging Gangs Walking Tour

Learn the ways of Birmingham’s slogging gangs with your guide and recruiter. Find out if you have what it takes to join, and discover the real gangs of Birmingham and how they differ from popular culture (ahem, Peaky Blinders) portrayal.

Bear Grylls Adventure

Take on the challenge at Bear Grylls Adventure up on the high wires, dive into the scuba pool, or fly through the wind tunnel. There are a bunch of activities to choose from so why not test your metal against your mates for an afternoon of fun.

Private Birmingham Canal Kayak Tour

See Birmingham from the waters with a private kayak tour through the winding canals of the city. Pass by popular landmarks and trace the route of James Brindley’s first canal into Birmingham boosting the Industrial Revolution.

‍Cadbury World

Chocoholics rejoice! Enter the home of chocolate at Cadbury World for a chance to taste intricate flavours and learn how your favourite confection is made from one of the most popular chocolate makers in the country.

Guided Street Art Tour of Birmingham

Check out the creative and colourful street art of Birmingham on a guided walking tour. Gain knowledge of the artists, and the stories behind each mural as you take a 2-hour walk through the city centre.

Legoland Discovery Centre

Build until your heart’s content at Legoland Discovery Centre with Build and Test Zones and Master Model Builder. Witness famous world landmarks built from the smallest bricks, watch 4D Lego films, and check out the gift shop for something to build back home.

Pride History of Birmingham Tour

Delve into the history of the LGBTQ+ community in Birmingham, visiting the most influential locations, including the original site of the Nightingale Club and a tour of Birmingham’s Gay Village.