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10 Secret Spots Birmingham Totally Worth Checking Out

10 Secret Spots Birmingham Totally Worth Checking Out

Birmingham is filled with secret spots that you may not be aware of. But look no further! Here are the best secret spots located all around the area!

Birmingham is the UK’s second biggest city, it’s also one of the youngest cities in Europe with almost 40% of it’s population being under 25 years of age. And lets not forget that it is also home to one of the largest shopping centres in Europe, The Bullring. Most of these Secret Spots will be totally known by the locals, but if you are new to Birmingham or are on holiday then read on to find out some quirky, weird and wonderful places to visit here in Birmingham!

1. Digbeth Dining Club

If you are a total foodie and want a completely different dining experience, then you have to check out the Digbeth Dining Club! Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the quirky setting comes alive with eager crowds, live music and plenty of delicious street food to chose from. There is also a fantastic bar if you would prefer to just go and have a drink, although once you smell the aroma of deliciousness in the air, you will probably be swayed!

2. Oasis Shopping Centre

The Oasis is a completely unique, quirky and amazing place to shop right in the heart of Birmingham Centre. You can find just about anything here, from tattoos, vintage clothing, jewellery, records and even a brow bar there is quite literally something for everyone.


3. The Gin Vault

This one is for all you Gin lovers out there! The Gin Vault is an independent bar in the heart Birmingham’s Canal area.It’s a cosy, relaxed setting with twinkling fairy lights and fantastic live music. Oh, and did I mention that they have over 200 gins! They also serve Tapas, Beer, Cider and Wine, so if you aren’t too keen on Gin then there will definitely be something to satisfy your taste.

4. Rage Room

Had a hard day at work? Feeling Frustrated? Or just fancy smashing some things up? Then look no further! At The Rage Room you can chose from two packages, The Basic Package which includes 5 small items and 1 medium sized item. Or the Deluxe Package with 10 small items, 3 medium items and 1 large. Obviously you are given protective gear to wear, along with a baseball bat. You can also connect your phone up to the bluetooth to listen to the most rage inducing music. If this sounds like your idea of fun, then make sure to book ahead!

5. Winterbourne Botanic Garden

Fancy something a bit less loud? Winterbourne Botanic Garden is the botanic garden of the University of Birmingham, located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The house is a delightful example of early 20th century Arts and Crafts design. The garden is just as beautiful, complete with Japanese Bridge, pergola and wisteria bordered terrace where you can enjoy Afternoon Tea and light lunches during the day. There are also outdoor performances and other events throughout the year, so it’s definitely worth checking online to see what is going on before visiting.

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6. Custard Factory

Set in 15 acres of beautifully restored Victorian Factories, just five minutes walk from the Bullring, it is the heart of Birmingham’s buzzing creative and digital district. From cakes to beer, vintage clothing to Ghetto Golf, whatever takes your fancy there is something for everyone to enjoy. The Custard Factory also have events on throughout the year such as Street Food, Oktoberfest and even a Ted Baker Sample Sale.

7. Ikon Gallery

Ikon is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art venue located in Birmingham, UK. And what is even better, it’s FREE entry! The gallery features artists from around the world

Which secret spots in Birmingham did we miss? Let us know in the comments!
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