Our second largest city, ‘Brum’ was home to the pioneers of the industrial revolution and their legacy can still be seen today: from the extensive network of canals to the newly converted and renovated factories and warehouses. With a vibrant restaurant and night life and first class shopping, it makes for a cosmopolitan city break.
Go on, break out of the hen house and Flock Somewhere New with some of our top picks of the season.
Or, enjoy great value travel with an Advance Fare when you book early.
Our Advance Fares start from just £6.40 one-way* for journeys between London Marylebone and Birmingham Moor Street. Information for the reverse journey can be found on our Birmingham to London Marylebone page.
Back to Backs
Step back in time and see how people lived over 100 years ago. Take a tour and hear about Birmingham residents through the ages.
Birmingham Christmas Market
The city’s popular Frankfurt Christmas Market is set to return in November, with stalls selling a tempting array of food and drink, traditional toys, ornaments and gifts.
Bullring Shopping Centre
Fancy a stylish shopping experience? With all the latest fashion and homeware the Bullring is an essential stop on your tour of Birmingham.
With amazing views of the city, a roof garden and fantastic facilities, the new Birmingham Library is a must see on a visit to the city.
SEA LIFE Centre
With the UK's only 360 Ocean Tunnel, over 60 displays and more than 2,000 creatures. The National SEA LIFE Centre is the perfect stop for family fun.
The Science Museum of Birmingham. Birmingham made everything in it's day. Thinktank let's you explore some of it's engineering past.
IKON is an internationally acclaimed art gallery housed in a magnificent neo-gothic school building. It is an educational charity and works to encourage public engagement with contemporary art.
Legoland Discovery Centre
The ultimate indoor LEGO playground aimed at 3-12 year olds has a 4D Cinema, two interactive LEGO rides, a Duplo farm, LEGO City play area as well as an awesome build and test zone to improve all of your master LEGO skills!
Museum Jewellery Quarter
Discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, which traces the 200-year history of the ancient crafting skills that made Birmingham the centre of the British jewellery industry.