Things To Do In West Midlands

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The West Midlands is a metropolitan county in Western Central England with a population of over 2 million people.

The county's splendid countryside is filled with honey-coloured villages and limestone cottages, with the historical town of Stratford upon-avon being at their forefront.

Being at the centre of England's road network, as well as having close connections to Birmingham and Coventry airport, makes the West Midlands one of England's most accessible counties with a great selection of things to do.

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William Shakespeare's Birthplace

Home to possibly the world’s most famous wordsmith, Stratford-upon-Avon or more specifically Henley Street, is the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Symphony Hall

Birminghams well respected Symphony Hall regularly plays host to a range of musical genres and stand up comedians. Now over 25 years old the halls is still heralded as an architectural success that combines iconic design with renowned acoustics.

Coventry Transport Museum

A trip to a transport museum might not sounds like everyone's idea of entertainment but Coventry’s Transport Museum as actually one of the highest rated things to do in the area.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Home to Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Hippodrome also hosts a variety of performances ranging from opera to west end shows.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

First opening its doors in 1885, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery contains over 40 galleries, encompassing displays about art, history, archeology and ethnography.

Sutton Park National Nature Reserve

With over 2,400 acres of land and just 6 miles from Birmingham city centre, Sutton Park National Nature Reserve is a welcome retreat from the bustle of the city.

Coventry Cathedral

Also known as St Michael’s Cathedral, Coventry Cathedral was originally constructed between the 14th and 15th century and was one of the largest churches of its time, today the cathedral consists of a war damaged shell that has become known as a b

Soho House Museum

Home to industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton up until 1809, the house has since been fully restored and today opens its doors as a museum celebrating the fashions and tastes of the Georgian period.

National Motorcycle Museum

This large exhibit hall is home to over 1000 British bikes that have been produced over the last 300 years. As well as the usual displays, the museum regularly holds special events and exhibits that will excite any would-be biker.

Jewellery Quarter

Close to Birmingham’s city centre, the Jewellery quarter is renowned for its high quality, bespoke jewellery offerings.

Family Attractions

Family Attractions

Sights & Landmarks

Sights & Landmarks

William Shakespeare's Birthplace

Home to possibly the world’s most famous wordsmith, Stratford-upon-Avon or more specifically Henley Street, is the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Coventry Transport Museum

A trip to a transport museum might not sounds like everyone's idea of entertainment but Coventry’s Transport Museum as actually one of the highest rated things to do in the area.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

First opening its doors in 1885, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery contains over 40 galleries, encompassing displays about art, history, archeology and ethnography.

Coventry Cathedral

Also known as St Michael’s Cathedral, Coventry Cathedral was originally constructed between the 14th and 15th century and was one of the largest churches of its time, today the cathedral consists of a war damaged shell that has become known as a b

Soho House Museum

Home to industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton up until 1809, the house has since been fully restored and today opens its doors as a museum celebrating the fashions and tastes of the Georgian period.

National Motorcycle Museum

This large exhibit hall is home to over 1000 British bikes that have been produced over the last 300 years. As well as the usual displays, the museum regularly holds special events and exhibits that will excite any would-be biker.
Entertainment

Entertainment

Symphony Hall

Birminghams well respected Symphony Hall regularly plays host to a range of musical genres and stand up comedians. Now over 25 years old the halls is still heralded as an architectural success that combines iconic design with renowned acoustics.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Home to Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Hippodrome also hosts a variety of performances ranging from opera to west end shows.

Night-life

Night-life

Romantic Attractions

Romantic Attractions

Shopping

Shopping

Jewellery Quarter

Close to Birmingham’s city centre, the Jewellery quarter is renowned for its high quality, bespoke jewellery offerings.

Outdoor

Outdoor

Sutton Park National Nature Reserve

With over 2,400 acres of land and just 6 miles from Birmingham city centre, Sutton Park National Nature Reserve is a welcome retreat from the bustle of the city.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

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