Birmingham, England is one of the UK’s largest cities has a number of attractions and activities for tourists to do. Whether you would like to explore art galleries, take part in breathtaking, heart pumping action or relax on a leisurely canal cruise, Birmingham is a wonderful destination to visit. The ibis Styles Birmingham Centre is one of the cheap hotels that can be booked in the city. Below are some of the top 5 tourist attractions in Birmingham to visit during your stay.

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Thinktank Planetarium

This contemporary museum has ten galleries that will immerse you in science. Find out how things work; learn how steam engines are powered, find out what normally happens to the food that you eat and relax in a state of art digital planetarium where you can enjoy the stars in all their glory. Thinktank’s Planetarium is an interactive exploration of space which provides an entertaining and adventurous day out for your family.

Winterbourne House and Garden

Winterbourne House is set within seven acres of captivating gardens and offers an excellent example of the British Edwardian era. You can learn about the history of the Winterbourne House which was constructed for the Nettlefold family in 1903. The stunning gardens are home to some of the most beautiful flowers in the country. If you have a children, this is a great place to enjoy a family day out.

Second City Boats

Birmingham has a number of canals adding up to around 100 miles in length. A canal cruise provides an excellent way to explore the city if you would like to learn about Birmingham’s heritage or just relax and unwind with family and friends. Second City Boats offers both educational and leisure boat trips throughout the city with different packages to suit all budgets.

Adventure Island Mini Golf

At Adventure Island Mini Golf, you will navigate around volcanoes, trees and waterfalls. There are two breathtaking, 18 hole golf classes to select from and it is suitable for both children and adults. This venue offers something a little different to other mini golf centres and so is something you shouldn’t miss if you are in Birmingham with the kids.

Grand Prix Karting

If you love action, then Grand Prix Karting is for you; slide around tight turns and then put your foot to the floor to speed your way to victory. Select between four adrenaline pumping circuits ideal for children and adults. All of the equipment is supplied by Grand Prix Karting and you will be briefed on safety prior to taking your family and friends out to race.