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Around & About


Ackers Adventure B11 2PY

Open for various sporting events including ski lessons Further info:

Aston Hall

Jacobean mansion - well worth a visit Further info:

Aston Villa Stadium Store

Home to Aston Villa since 1897, Further info:

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Art gallery and concert hall. Further info:

Barton Arms

Traditional pub with great Thai cooking. Further info:

Bear Grylls Adventure

Activity centre. Further info:

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

A short trip from the city centre with gardens designed in 1829 and includes glasshouses. Further info:

Blakesley Hall

Tudor house and gardens. Further info:

Cadbury World B30 1JR

Tells the story of the Cadbury family. Further info:

Castle Bromwich Historic

Gardens B369BT

A ten acre walled garden rescued by volunteers over 35 years ago and restored back to its original 19th century condition. Open all year round with pre-booking advised. Further info:

Escape Live B19 3LY

Escape game for 2-6 people. Further info:

Ghetto Golf B9 4AA

Indoor golf with a difference. Over 18s only. Further info:

Jaguar Factory Tour

Explore the Castle Bromwich plant Further info:

MAC Birmingham Art Centre

Arts complex in Cannon Hill Park Further info:

Moseley Road Baths B12 9BX

Spectacular 1907 swimming pools. Further info:

Museum Collection Centre

Stored collections open once a month. Further info:

National Motocycle Museum

World’s largest collection of British motocylces. Further info:


A 5km run at venues around the city. Free to enter but you need to register and print off a barcode. Further info:

Resorts World Birmingham

Leisure complex. Further info:

Sarehole Hill B13 0PD

The Community Shop (11am-4pm) and Courtyard Pizza (12pm-3pm) are open Wednesday to Sunday. No entry fee is required. Shop and bakery open Wed-Sun 11:00 -16:00. Further info:

Selly Manor B30 2AE

Explore Tudor heritage in the heart of Bournville. Two timber-framed buildings, moved to their current site by the Cadbury family. Further info:

Soho House

Museum - former home of Matthew Boulton. Further info:

St Nicholas’ Place

Largest complext of medieval buildings in Birmingham. Church may be open but otherwise a case of enjoying from the outside and then heading to the pub! Further info:

Winterbourne House and


The botanic garden of the University of Birmingham. Further info: