Out of the Box Activities to do in Birmingham

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Birmingham is one of the UK’s best-loved cities, and features a number of delicious eateries, aesthetic bars, and historical architecture. There are a number of quirky and unusual activities to do around this spectacular city, ideal for those who are looking to do something a little bit different while exploring Birmingham. 

The Big Birmingham Bake

If you’re a fan of The Great British Bake Off, then this experience is for you. At The Big Birmingham Bake, you and your family or friends can compete against one another in a bake-off competition located in a replica of the iconic tent. You can also work in teams of two to complete each round. Players will embark on a number of baking challenges before the winning team is crowned. This fun and immersive experience is amazing for people with a creative flare who don’t mind getting messy.


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Treetop Adventure Golf

This 18-hole minigolf course is set in a scenic venue decorated with foliage and designed to look like you’re playing in the treetops. This putting course is great for people of all ages, making it a fantastic option for a family day out or a date night! There are a number of food stalls at the venue, and even a bar called the Thirsty Toucan, perfect for grabbing a refreshing cocktail in between courses.

Black Country Living Museum 

The Black Country Living Museum is an educational and immersive experience in which guests can explore an open-air museum while learning about the history of the Black Country. There are live actors scattered throughout the venue who guide visitors through the museum, as well as a number of sets and activities, including a traditional fish and chips eatery, a vintage cinema, and old school street games. 

Peaky Blinders Escape Room 

You can’t visit Birmingham without embarking on a Peaky Blinders experience. Whether it be a walking tour of some of the programme’s most iconic filming spots or a themed brunch, there are a variety of attractions based on this well-known television series. One of the most popular activities is a Peaky Blinders escape room, which throws visitors into a tense situation. In one of the scenarios, escapees must destroy any evidence incriminating the family and get out before the police arrive, while another involves a meeting with London crime boss Alfie Solomons. This escape room is a complex and exciting experience that allows fans to really get into character! 


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