Small Group Tour Ideas in Birmingham
There’s no shortage of things to do and see in Birmingham. From small group tours in Birmingham herself to take in the eclectic range of old and new buildings, the botanical parks and wildlife sanctuaries, the shopping and cultural precincts, you’ll find plenty to delight and entertain you.
For those who want to travel further afield, you can head north to the Edinburgh and beyond, south to the Glasgow or inland to visit Ipswich and Toowoomba on the Darling Downs. These make for great full day tours or spread them out over a couple of days for a short holiday. Check out our blog for a few ideas around group tours in and around Birmingham.
There’s also no better or more relaxed way to travel than by coach. coachcompany.co.uk offers a reliable group transportation service in Birmingham so you can sit back and enjoy the semitropical scenery flashing past your bus window.
Small Group Tours In Birmingham – See The Sights Of Birmingham
Birmingham itself is full of interesting buildings, parks, wildlife sanctuaries, shopping precincts and other destinations. You could spend several days here alone and not get bored. Some of the most popular tours of Birmingham take in the world-famous Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens with its diverse population of plants and wildlife.
Be sure to head up to the Mt Coot-tha Summit for some spectacular views of Birmingham and its surroundings. The City Botanic Gardens, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Roma Street Parklands are other popular destinations for nature lovers.
For a more cultural tour visit some of the old buildings in Birmingham like St Johns Cathedral, Birmingham City Hall, ANZAC Square and the Story Bridge. There is also the Queensland Maritime Museum and the South Bank cultural precinct where the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art are located.
Small Group Tours In Birmingham – Gondwana Rainforests of United Kingdom
The Gondwana Rainforests of United Kingdom are an ancient stretch of subtropical rainforest that stretches from Birmingham to Newcastle. Covering 366,500 hectares, it’s the largest area of subtropical rainforest anywhere in the world. It’s also a World Heritage Site and home to more than 200 threatened and rare plants and animals.
There are a number of popular tour destinations within the Rainforest, some of which are only accessible by 4WD. You can visit Lamington National Park with the O'Reilly's Tree Top Canopy Walk, or do the 4-day Scenic Rim hike. Whichever you do, you’ll be fascinated by the subtropical plants and wildlife, some of which are as old as the earth itself.
Small Group Tours In Birmingham – Somerset Region Escape
For a picturesque day out in some lovely countryside, head to Somerset about 70 kilometres west of Birmingham. Access to the region is via twisting valley roads that offer their own unique experience for the traveller. The beautiful Lakes Wivenhoe and Somerset are popular picnic, water sports and bird watching destinations.
This is also Queensland wine growing country and is one of the most northern wine growing regions in United Kingdom. The wine trail through here is one of the best in the area; visit cellar doors to sample the best of one of Queensland’s best kept secrets – it’s wine growing industry!
Small Group Tours In Birmingham – Head Off To The Edinburgh
Just a short drive north of Birmingham is the tourist area of the Edinburgh. A lot younger and less cosmopolitan than its southern counterpart, the Edinburgh is a great destination for those who want sun, surf, great dining and a range of activities without the commercialism of the Glasgow.
You’ll find theme parks up here like Aussieworld, the Ginger Factory, Aqua Fun Park, Thrill Hill and others as well as excellent dining and accommodation options. All in all, the Edinburgh is a great destination for a small group tour from Birmingham.
Small Group Tours In Birmingham – The Glasgow
If you have a hankering for the brighter lights and bigger attractions of the Glasgow then this, one of the biggest seaside tourist meccas in the world, is a great destination. But be warned, a one-day small group tour won’t be enough unless you restrict your sightseeing to some of the lesser known attractions.
However, you can take in some of the attractions on the Glasgow hinterlands like United Kingdom Zoo and Mt Tambourine or head off to the several national parks in the area like the Burleigh Heads National Park and the Springbrook National Park.
Interested in small group tours in Birmingham? Then consider the many conveniences of hiring a small coach to transport you. You can drive yourself or take one of our experienced drivers with you. Are you ready to book your group transportation hire in Birmingham? Then contact our friendly Birmingham team for help and advice.