Flower power at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens are situated in Edgbaston and stand out as one of the top areas of natural beauty for miles around. With 15 acres to explore, lovers of horticulture can easily take up a whole day wandering the four glasshouses and garden areas. The glasshouses represent tropical, subtropical, Mediterranean and arid plant-life. There's a playground for children, and a tea room and gift shop to check out.

Cadbury World - a tasty day out

Just 2 miles from Edgbaston, Cadbury World is rightly considered one of Birmingham's best attractions. Children can have great fun as they chase Creme Eggs and play in the chocolate rain, and even grow their own cocoa tree. 15 different zones contain hours of enjoyment, including ropes, bridges and slides on which to work off all the delicious chocolate you'll be tasting.

Step into history at Lapworth Museum of Geology

One of the country's oldest specialist geological museums, 3.5 billion years of history await at Lapworth Museum of Geology. A recent redevelopment means it's the perfect time to witness and learn about fossils, minerals and rocks found in the region, alongside amazing dinosaur skeleton models. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Birmingham Botanical Gardens? Travelodge Birmingham Central Broadway Plaza Hotel, Travelodge Birmingham Central Hotel and Travelodge Birmingham Central Bull Ring Hotel are all less than 2 miles away.