If you're only in this city for 48 hours...
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
Big Brum Open Top Buz Tour
A live guided exciting adventure through Birmingham, the Big Brum Open Top Buz Tour is the very best way to explore the global city with a local heart. The tour includes the Jewel in the Crowna and the Golden Mile.
Birmingham Cathedral is the oldest building in the city centre still used for its initial purpose. It was consecrated as the parish church of St Philip’s on the 4 October 1715. It’s a Grade I listed building.
Bullring is the glamorous heart of Birmingham with over 160 shops. It’s helped to transform shopping in Birmingham – making it one of the most popular destinations for retail therapy in the UK.
Cannon Hill Park
Cannon Hill Park was opened to visitors in 1873 and is made up of 80 acres of formal parkland and 120 acres of conservation and woodland plantation and has successfully achieved Green Flag status for the past 14 years.
Gas Street Basin
Gas Street Basin is the heart of Britain’s canal network. In days gone by it was the hub of a thriving canal transport network and would have been alive with the sound of cargoes being loaded and unloaded.
Heritage Motor Centre
The Heritage Motor Centre is home to the world’s largest collection of British Cars; it boasts nearly 300 cars in its collection which span the classic, vintage and veteran eras and is a mecca for car enthusiasts.
Ikon is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art gallery located in Brindleyplace. It shows temporary exhibitions, commissions new work and delivers a programme of free events and bookshop.
First impressions of the skyline Marco Pierre White Steakhouse are spectacular as you experience 360 degree panoramic views overlooking the city, located at the top of The Cube building.
The Pen Museum
The Pen Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of the ‘Birmingham’ pen. There is ongoing research into the social, historical and technical aspects of the trade and the Jewellery Quarter itself.
A rare surviving example of an early 20th century suburban villa and garden open to the public 7 days a week with a range exhibition rooms offering an insight into Edwardian life both above and below stairs.