Think tank - Thinktank, Birmingham’s museum of science - a place where science and history come alive.
Botanical Gardens - Four glasshouses take visitors from tropical rainforest to arid desert conditions with insectivorous plants, giant ‘cacti’, tree ferns and cycads, orchids, sugar cane, bananas & citrus fruits.
Dudley Zoo & Castle - From lions and tigers to snakes and spiders Dudley Zoo is a great day out for all the family. Animals aside there are many more attractions to entertain visitors. From food to face painting, transport to talks, gifts to ghosts and lots more.
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery - The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery situated in Chamberlain Square is an appropriate setting for some of the world's finest examples of Pre-Raphaelite art. Opened in 1885, the museum houses prehistoric collections, birds and wildlife section, paintings and drawings, precious stones and jewellery, costumes, pottery and a varied collection of archaelogical material.
Drayton Manor - Amusement park with over 100 rides and attractions set in 250 acres of parkland.
Birmingham Ghost & Graveyard Walks - All walks follow a similar format - a guided walk with actors and/or guides giving audiences an insight to the history of Birmingham, in a chatty and humorous style.
Birmingham Wine School - is an independent wine education company that provide informal and fun wine tasting events. A range of evening and weekend tastings are offered. No previous wine tasting experience is necessary. Just a 10 minute walk from The Spires, even less in a cab!