Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Birmingham tours, things to do and tickets

Shrewsbury Prison Guided Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Walk in the footsteps of prisoners who have been residents of the wings during the last 200 years. Discover what happens behind the high walls and locked doors. Experience the hidden world of capital punishment and see first-hand where executions took place.

​Shrewsbury Prison conducts guided tours run by ex-prison officers who once managed these prisons. Our two-hour tours give you the opportunity to view our historic buildings and learn more about their history dating back to 1793.
$28.45*Per person

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The Bear Grylls Adventure in Birmingham

Duration: 2 hours - 8 hours
‘The Bear Grylls Adventure’ is a completely new experience now open in Birmingham.
The world’s most exhilarating and most inspiring mental and physical challenges are brought together in one incredible location.

Visitors will have unlimited use of Assault Course included with any other activity you book. Balance, jump, climb and scramble your way through the assault course, tackling high walls and tricky ropes, all against the clock. You won’t know your limits until you meet them – and beat them!
Choose one of the hero challenges: iFLY, Climb,Shooting, Archery, Escape Room or face Europe’s highest free-roam High Ropes at The Bear Grylls Adventure.

Please: ticket includes 1 activity as per chosen at time of booking* + unlimited Assault course & free hot drink.
$29.1*Per person

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SEA LIFE Birmingham Admission Ticket

Duration: 2 hours
Dive into the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham and come face-to-fin with over 2,000 amazing creatures including the UK’s first and only sea otters, Ozzy and Ola!
Marvel at the cheeky antics of our Gentoo penguins before immersing yourself in the UK’s only 360° Ocean Tunnel as sharks, rays and even a giant green sea turtle swim around you!
$27.83*Per person

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From Canals and Victorians to Today's City: Birmingham Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Find out more about Birmingham with a walking tour starting and ending at the Library of Birmingham in Centenary Square. We look at the canals, Birmingham’s industrial Georgian pioneers our Victorian heritage and the more recent architecture all around us. Current redevelopments taking place right in front of our eyes are explained and the directions that the city is taking into the future considered. The tour is based loosely on the book Positively Birmingham, currently available at the special price of £12 in the Library shop (normally £20) at tour end.

Starting and ending at the Library of Birmingham in Centenary Square this 2 hour walking tour gives a great introduction to the city and is of interest to local people and visitors alike. We support the charity Sifa Fireside who work on acute and longer term homeless issues in Birmingham, with at least 10% of all ticket sales going to their work and donations are clearly stated on our website.
$20.69*Per person

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Discovering Birmingham 2 hour Walking Tour to the Jewellery Quarter

Duration: 2 hours
Discovering Birmingham and the Jewellery Quarter - Positively Birmingham Tour No. 3
We use a live audio system - the guide wears a transmitter and our guests wear a receiver. You hear every word even if you are well away making it perfect for social distancing and also ideal for those with impaired hearing.
Understand how Birmingham developed and see that many of today’s ways of working have deep roots in our past. A real investigation into today's city in the context of the history of this centre of the industrial revolution now facing up to the future in a determined way. In particular we explore:
• Earlier times – medieval origins
• From Georgian entrepreneurs to Victorian idealists
• Jewellery Quarter
• Canal city
• An artistic side
• Today's city developing for the future.

This 2 hour walking tour gives a great introduction to the city and will be of interest equally to local people and visitors alike.

Tours start/finish: Library of Birmingham front entrance
$20.69*Per person

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham

Duration: 2 hours
LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham is the ultimate indoor playground for children and big kids at heart! Get hands on in our LEGO themed play areas jam-packed with LEGO bricks and perfect your building skills alongside our very own Master Model Builder.
There’s fun for the whole family with Build & Test zones, DUPLO and Friends, soft play areas and regular Master Model Builder workshops! There’s even a 4D cinema – watch out for the ninja warriors on Ninjago!
$26.5*Per person

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Shrewsbury Prison Self-Guided Tour

Duration: an hour - 5 hours
Shrewsbury Prison is the World’s most interactive prison, that inspires people, educating, engaging and immersing visitors through a journey behind bars.

Our mission is to preserve, protect and promote the history and heritage of Shrewsbury Prison, by shining a light on prison life from the Georgian era to the modern day. Visitors are given a unique and immersive prison experience combined with first class customer service.

Shrewsbury Prison was built in 1793 and closed in 2013, with over 200 years of history behind its walls including the countries last remaining Georgian prison.
$19.4*Per person

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Birmingham City Centre Daily Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Get your bearings and discover Birmingham through a ‘Brummie’s’ eyes, with a local, expert guide. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the city as you travel back through the centuries to discover how our city exploded from a small market town, to the second largest city in the UK.

On this 1.5 hour tour, you'll not only see and learn about our history, but you’ll also gain an authentic insight into modern life in the city today and explore some hidden gems along the way! From Birmingham’s boom during the industrial revolution, to our iconic canals, and of course, the home of Cadbury chocolate! There’s something for everyone on this unique experience.

$15.52*Per person

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Birmingham Slogging Gangs Walking Tour with Edward Shelby

Duration: 2 hours
Do you have what it takes to join a Birmingham Slogging gang? If so we are looking for new recruits so come and join our guide, Edward Shelby, a member of the slogging gangs. He will show you the city and teach you the ways of the gangs and how the reality differs from their portrayal in popular culture.. This tour will be centred around the historical and cultural aspects of the Birmingham slogging gangs. You learn about how the gangs terrorised Birmingham in the late 19th and early 20th century. This tour will explore gang members such as Billy Kimber, Alfie Solomon and the Italian Mob. This two-hour tour begins and ends at Aston University, with parking available and goes deep into historical gang territories. The tour will have two stops at local pubs where guests are welcome to buy a drink whilst hearing more about the Birmingham gangs of the last two centuries. If you need any further assistance or would like to book a corporate tour please contact us at
$25.86*Per person

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eSIM Europe for Travelers

Duration: a few seconds
Explore Europe with a traveler-focused eSIM from 1 to 30 days. Seamlessly connect during your time in major European countries with a prepaid plan that's perfect for iPhones and other smartphones.
$9.69*Per person

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Survival Escape Room Game in Birmingham

Duration: 2 hours
Highly immersive story with NPC (non-player character) interactions. It is the first and only one of its kind in Birmingham
$45.26*Per person

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Fun, Flexible Treasure Hunt Around Birmingham with Cryptic Clues & Hidden Gems

Duration: 2 hours
A fun and different way to see Birmingham!

Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones.

Spot things other people take for granted!

You’ll learn interesting facts and stories.

Everything is outdoors and you can do social distancing.
$31.02*Per person

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Skip the Line: House and Garden Admission Ticket

Duration: an hour - 4 hours
Restored to its Edwardian Arts and Craft splendour, Winterbourne House is a unique heritage attraction – set within seven acres of beautiful botanic gardens. Only minutes from Birmingham city centre, Winterbourne is a hidden gem – home to beautiful antiques and over 6,000 plant species from around the world. Wander along the woodland walk, stroll through the hazelnut tunnel, cross the 1930’s Japanese Bridge or simply soak up the tranquillity of this perfectly English Edwardian home.
$9.57*Per person

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Digbeth, Public Art & Peaky Film

Duration: 2 hours
Ideal for those interested in this atmospheric part of the city where Birminhgam originated. We learn about how it all started as a market hamlet growing to become the ‘workshop of the world’.
The Peaky Blinders TV series is based on this area and adjacent Small Heath and is where the feature film will soon be produced.
The area has public art of all descriptions to experience, as well as atmosperic canals to walk along and modern developments such as the coming of HS2. This is an amazing mixture of the bohemian along with the modernity of a city reinventing itself yet again.
The tour is timed so that you can also take our Saturday afternoon tour from the Library of Birmingham if you want to make a day of it!
The guide on the Digbeth tour is Jonathan Berg, local author who is currently writing the book: ‘Birmingham’s Public Art’ which is due to be published in 2023.
$20.69*Per person

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Snowdonia rock climbing Course

Duration: a day - 5 days
Enjoy a full day of bespoke Guided rock climbing instruction in the stunning mountains of Snowdonia National park. After a short morning meeting over a hot drink, we'll head to a suitable Venue and you can experience a range of climbing challenges. The Course will be tailored to your needs; if this is your first rock climb, we will focus on a fun adventure being guided in the mountains. For those wanting to learn more advanced skills; no problem! Will can teach you any Rock climbing technique, including how to climb independently outdoors or even advanced rescue skills. The focus will be to learn whilst climbing, and we always endeavor to go to the most suitable Climbs for you. All technical equipment is provided, as is complementary transport if required. Our friendly staff are qualified Mountaineering Instructors with a very high level of experience.
$517.27*Per person

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Birmingham: Winterbourne House and Garden Admission Ticket

Duration: a few seconds
Experience an Edwardian historic house and garden nestled in a leafy corner of Birmingham. Amble through the botanic gardens and discover over 6000 plant species. Step back in time to the Edwardian era inside Winterbourne House.
$9.29*Per person

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Birmingham's Public Art - City Centre Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
We get to understand Birmingham through the public art all around us on the streets of this amazing city. We see the birthplace of Sr Edward-Burne-Jones and understand how important he was as a second wave pre-Raphaelite artist.

You will be guided by author and photographer Jonathan Berg whose new book; 'Birmingham's Public Art' is published in November 2023. This tour is informative, friendly and great fun - a truly memorable experience
$20.69*Per person

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2.5-Hours Walking Tour of Birmingham into Black Heritage Madiba

Duration: 2 hours
This is a tour that immerses you in the local culture and a chance to understand the city's diverse communities. Handsworth has a bad reputation, but it also has a strong character with diverse people who live in the area from musicians, celebrities and sports. The area has been visited by Prince Charles and many others. They say that to find the real heartbeat of the city you have to visit the gritty areas that most tourists are told to avoid. The BHWN team will safely guide you through this historic area to capture the unique history of the African Caribbean community in the city.
$18.1*Per person

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Birmingham: Daily City Center Walking Tour (10:30am)

Duration: 2 hours
Discover Birmingham's city center like a local on this guided walking tour. Immerse yourself in the city's history as you see sights like St Philip’s Cathedral, Symphony Hall, and Victoria Square.
$15.06*Per person

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Birmingham: National Sea Life Centre Entrance Ticket

Duration: a few seconds
Dive into a world of magical discoveries at the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham. Marvel at an incredible array of marine species and fish including penguins, sharks, rays, and even piranhas.
$26.98*Per person

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