Birmingham | Things to do in Birmingham

Things to do in Birmingham

Birmingham is packed full of sights and attractions to keep you busy. If you’re a culture vulture, you’ll have plenty of museums, galleries and tours to choose from. If you prefer to take things in at your own pace, wander along the network of canals and see the sights of the city in your own time. Want to know more? Our quick guide will take you on a whistle-stop tour of Birmingham’s top sights and attractions.

Team Member Content - Kalsoom Begum, Ops Manager

Kalsoom Begum, Ops Manager at Great Barr Premier Inn says:
“For a great day out with the kids, we like Millennium point. There’s the Think Tank and The Science Museum. We also like Ashend farm, close to Drayton Manor, where they can sit on ponies and feed the lambs”.

Museums and galleries

Whether you’re interested in Birmingham’s heritage or its modern art gems, you’ll find something to catch your eye in its museums and galleries.

Parks and landmarks

From the lush countryside of the surrounding areas to the innovative architecture of the city centre, there are plenty of places to explore in Birmingham. 


Tour a chocolate factory or explore a stately home. Wander through a botanical oasis or delve into the secret life of the sea. There's something for everyone.

Near Birmingham

Whether you want to sit back and enjoy the sights or head out and roam the woodlands you’ll find it all and much more in and around Birmingham. 

Looking for a hotel in Birmingham?

Whether you want to stay in the city centre, leafy suburbs or beautiful surrounding countryside, we have lots of Premier Inn hotels in Birmingham to choose from. Whether you're in Birmingham for business, or pleasure, you'll also find hotels next to travel hubs like Birmingham Airport and New Street Station, as well as conference venues the NEC, Barclaycard Arena and The Bullring for retail therapy.