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Walking Tour: 24 hours in Birmingham City Centre

If you have 24 hours to spend in the centre of Birmingham, what better way to spend the day than exploring the city’s finest examples of architecture. Follow this simple walking tour to visit Birmingham’s iconic buildings.

Walking tour

The Bullring



Head to the Bullring for early morning shopping to avoid the crowds. Admire the modern architecture of the Selfridges Building, and visit the famous rag markets – taking in St Martin’s Church along the way.

Library of Birmingham


Take a leisurely walk to Broad Street, and spend the rest of your morning exploring the Library of Birmingham, one of the city’s newest architectural icons.

Lunch at Brindley Place

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Have a well-earned break and stop for lunch at nearby Brindley Place in one of the many eateries overlooking the canal.

Museums and galleries

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Stroll nearby Chamberlain Square, spending an hour or two in the Birmingham Museum or the Ikon Gallery (just around the corner,) whichever takes your fancy!

Birmingham Cathedral


Head back into the city centre to admire Birmingham Cathedral, the building that gives Birmingham its City status.

Dinner at The Lost and Found

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Have dinner at The Lost and Found, a Grade II listed building with stunning interior design. Treat yourself to a cocktail  after a day of exploration.

Sleep at The Rotunda

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If you’re a visitor, spend the night in The Rotunda thanks to Staying Cool, and sleep in the lap of luxury in one of their many apartments with views across the city skyline.

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