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Things to do in Birmingham
Birmingham, or Brum, is the second biggest city in Britain. You’ll have your pick of vibrant nightlife, exciting shopping, and all sorts of attractions during your trip. From museums, heritage sites, and various other destinations, you won’t find it hard to find your cup of tea in Birmingham.
Like many European cities, Birmingham has plenty of museums for you to spend hours in. Take in the art, history and culture with a bus ride to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, IKON Gallery, Thinktank, and Aston Hall.
Don’t miss out on the city’s architectural sites like the Birmingham Cathedral, Saint Martin in the Bull Ring, the Library of Birmingham, and the Birmingham Town Hall.
For a twist on culture, go on a tour and visit the MG Birmingham and Jaguar Castle Bromwich Assembly for the cars, and also Cadbury World for the chocolates.
For your taste of adventure, take a trip to Drayton Manor, which is one of the most popular theme parks in the UK. Other exciting destinations in the Birmingham are Resorts World Birmingham and Star City.
Need a break from the city? Check out Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Cannon Hill Park, Woodgate Valley Country Park, and channel your inner Tarzan at Go Ape! High Wire Forest Adventure.
Spend a few hours and lose a few pounds with a bit of shopping. Birmingham is definitely for shopaholics with bustling streets like New Street, Corporation Street, and High Street. Don’t forget to take your wallet to the famous Jewellery Quarter and the glamorous shopping centres of Bullring, the Mailbox, and Pavilions.
Get the most out of your trip in this English city and get travel inspiration with this BuzzFeed article called “50 things you simply must do in Birmingham.”
What you should know
The best time to visit Birmingham, climate-wise, is during the months of April to June and September to October. It’s also a great time to visit Birmingham during the winter shoulder season from November to February for lower rates and Christmas markets.
You should definitely start packing because Singaporeans like you can fly to the UK and travel to Birmingham visa-free. Once you’ve made sure your passport is valid for at least six months when you fly back to Singapore, you’re good to go!
Travelling to and around Birmingham
From Birmingham Airport, you can reach the city by rail, bus, and taxi. Begin your Birmingham journey and wander the city by bus, train, metro, waterbus, and taxi.
You’re guaranteed to be glum without a trip to Brum, so get your suitcase now and go book your Birmingham flights with Skiddoo today!
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