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Top 5 Attractions to Visit in Birmingham 2020 for coach hire groups

Updated: Nov 10, 2020

Birmingham City offers some fantastic attractions for coach hire groups to visit. If you are planning a school trip or a group visit in Birmingham, check out our Top 5 Places to visit.

1 Cadbury World

Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun-packed day out at Cadbury World. You'll discover the origins of the cocoa bean amidst trees and waterfalls in the Aztec Jungle, before jumping on board the magical Cadabra ride and visiting the brand new 4D Chocolate Adventure zone with a 4D cinema experience featuring Cadbury's most popular characters. learn how your favourite Treats are made and the story of how Cadbury was founded whilst playing in chocolate rain and adding your favourite sweets to a luscious pot of warm Cadbury Dairy Milk.

Cadbury World is located in the grounds of the original Cadbury factory but isn't a tour of the factory itself. Instead, you'll discover the history, the making and the magic of Cadbury confectionery as you journey through our chocolatey zones.

On average, visitors spend around 3-4 hours visiting Cadbury World. Visits can be longer at busier times during weekends and school holidays. The last admission is always an hour and a half before closing time e.g. if the last entry shown below is at 4 pm, the attraction will close at

5.30 pm.

Group Prices for 2019 - 2020

Ticket prices for Adult Groups of more than 15 people:


£13.00 per Adult

£10.40 per Child


£10.85 per Adult

£8.25 per Child

FREE Coach Driver admission when bringing 15 or more paying people.

FREE group organizer admission when bringing 20 or more visitors.

For school & college groups of 15 or more pupils:

£8.25 per pupil (minimum of 15 paying people)

£9.80 per pupil to include a talk (minimum of 25 paying people)

£10.85 per adult - one free adult admission for every 8 paying school children

All prices are inclusive of VAT

Coach Driver – one free adult admission

FREE downloadable resources and workbooks

FREE preview visit for teachers

Street Location: Linden Rd, Birmingham B30 1JR


2 National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham

Have an underwater adventure at the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham. They offer 50+ displays of marine life and freshwater species and over 2000 creatures to be discovered.

Don’t miss the chance to walk in the UK’s only 360° Ocean Tunnel where sharks, rays and even a giant green sea turtle will be swimming right alongside you!

There are 15 zones where kids can meet the wonderfully bizarre creatures of the water world - Adventure into the Antarctic and marvel at the cheeky antics of our colony of Gentoo penguins or be mesmerised by the magnificent jellyfish. Get a hands-on experience in the rock pools where kids can Stroke a starfish, feel crab shells and learn about staying safe at the beach.

Ticket Prices

Groups 10+ £14.50 per person

Schools £8 peak, £7 off-peak

Normal ticket £13 (online book) £20 on the day

Coach and bus Parking

Coaches are able to drop off school groups on Sheepcote Street (5 min walk). It is recommended that coaches park at Brewery Street coach and lorry park.

Please note that dropping off is not permitted in Brindley Place.

Street Location: Eleven Brindley Place, The Water's Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL


3 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery first opened in 1885, There are over 40 galleries to explore including applied art, social history, archaeology, and ethnography. The Museum is famous for its Pre-Raphaelite paintings, which are part of the largest public Pre-Raphaelite collection in the world.

Discover the fascinating story of the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found housed in its own dedicated gallery.

You can also see art and objects spanning seven centuries of European and World history and culture. This includes Greek & Roman exhibits to the Ancient Egyptians.

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday 10am - 5pm

Friday 10.30am - 5pm

Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm

Ticket Prices

Free entry

School guided tours £5 per person

Group guided tour 15+ £10 per person

Bus and Coach Parking

A coach drop-off point is available and The Museum offers a free place on guided tours for the organizer and the coach driver.

Street Location: Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH


4 Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens offer something for everyone, explore the four stunning glasshouses showing tropical rainforest to arid desert.