For any Brummies out there, it may seem like there isn’t a whole lot of stuff to do when it comes to outside activities in Birmingham. But that is not the case! We’ve got a list of some of the best outdoor activities in Birmingham

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

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Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is a centre in Birmingham where you can see lemurs, reptiles, meerkats, otters, birds, wallabies and a large collection of monkeys. As the name suggests, the centre focuses hugely on conservation and works with endangered animals to aid in their species’ conservation. Entry tickets are £7.65 for adults and £3.80 for children, however they offer a student rate of £5.80!

Birmingham Botanical Garden

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Birmingham has a great Botanical Garden, which is run as an educational charity. There you will find pleasure gardens, the Kingdom of The Green Man, shrubbery, a Japanese Garden and a Past to Present exhibition.

Drayton Manor

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A little way away from Birmingham, Drayton Manor Theme Park is a reasonably sized adventure theme park for all ages. It has a zoo, a hotel, rides and cafes for all to enjoy. The park will have Thomasland, Accelerator, Air Race, Apocalypse, Buffalo Coaster, Carousel, Dodgems, Drunken Barrels, Maelstrom and plenty of other rides open from 12th of April.

Ackers Adventure

Fancy trying out snowsports, disc golf, archery, bushcraft, bell boating, climbing, abseiling, kayaking, or orienteering, then Ackers might be the place for you! You can go and have a day of trying new

Golden Putter Miniature Golf

With options of 18 or 36 holes, you can take a go at Golden Putter for either £6.50 or £9.90. The course is in Cannon Hill Park, where you can also try your hand at cycling, tennis, boat trips and picnics amongst the conservation areas and wildflowers.

Birmingham Wheels Karting Centre

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The karting track has up to 20% off for students, and you can book adult group events online for big groups, or drive sessions for smaller groups! There’s an international circuit and a national circuit, which have different shapes and lengths for you to try out!