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Best places to visit in the midlands by bus in 2024

Hop on board our buses to uncover the hidden gems, vibrant hotspots, and fantastic destinations that make this region truly magical.

Published: 24th January 2024

Best places to visit in the midlands by bus in 2024

Get ready for an exciting ride through the heart of the West Midlands as we take you on a journey of exploration in 2024! Hop on board our buses to uncover the hidden gems, vibrant hotspots, and fantastic destinations that make this region truly magical. 

Let us be your guide to the coolest spots in town – from Dudley & Wolverhampton to Moseley and Solihull and everywhere in between!

Birmingham

Birmingham

Hop on our buses as we dive into the beating heart of the West Midlands – Birmingham! While the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the Bullring Shopping Centre are must-visits, let's not forget the hidden gems:

Custard Factory: This creative and digital business workspace is a hub of artistic expression. Stroll through its quirky courtyard, adorned with street art, independent shops, and cool cafes.

Digbeth Dining Club: A foodie's paradise in Digbeth, Birmingham's creative quarter. Experience the best of street food in this vibrant market, offering flavours from around the world.

Sarehole Mill: Tolkien fans, rejoice! This hidden gem inspired the author's vision of Hobbiton. A tranquil spot surrounded by nature, it's a perfect escape from the urban bustle.

Canal Walks: Birmingham is crisscrossed by picturesque canals. Take a stroll along the waterways, discovering charming cafes, historic locks, and a different perspective of the city.

Coventry

Hop on our buses to Coventry, a city that's a wild mix of mediaeval charm and futuristic vibes. Explore the Coventry Transport Museum, a playground for history buffs, and FarGo Village, where innovation meets street cred.

St. Mary's Guildhall: Tucked away in Coventry's historic heart, this mediaeval guildhall is a marvel of architecture and history.

Lady Godiva Statue: Find this iconic statue in Broadgate, commemorating the legendary Lady Godiva's ride through the city. It's a photo-worthy gem!

Dudley 

Dudley

Next stop, Dudley! Picture this: Dudley Zoological Gardens under the backdrop of a castle. It's like a real-life fairy tale. And the Black Country Living Museum? It's basically a time machine that takes you back to the good ol' days.

Himley Hall and Park: A hidden gem offering picturesque gardens, a serene lake, and the stunning architecture of Himley Hall.

Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust: Delve into Dudley's industrial past with a boat trip through the underground limestone caverns. It's a unique and fascinating experience.

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is where tradition does a fist bump with modernity. Our buses make it easy to travel from historical sites like Wolverhampton Art Gallery to the buzzing Molineux Stadium, home to the area's beloved Wolverhampton Wanderers. Talk about the best of both worlds!

Bantock House Museum: Step back in time at this Edwardian mansion surrounded by beautiful gardens. It's a delightful escape into history and culture.

West Park: A tranquil oasis in the city, West Park provides green spaces, a boating lake, and a Victorian conservatory for a relaxing day out.

Moseley

All aboard the 50 to Moseley, a suburb that’s basically the cool kid on the block. Jump off and wander through Moseley Village, where indie shops and quirky cafes rule the streets. It's like stepping into a bohemian wonderland.

The Prince of Wales: More than just a pub, this Moseley institution offers a beautiful garden, live music, and a laid-back atmosphere. It's the perfect spot to unwind and soak in the local vibe.

Moseley Park and Pool: Tucked away behind the high street, this tranquil park provides a serene escape. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy the Victorian architecture, and perhaps catch an open-air performance during events.

Zindiya: A hidden culinary gem, Zindiya offers a taste of Indian street food in a vibrant and authentic setting. With a menu inspired by the street hawkers of India, it's a delightful and unique dining experience.

Solihull

Solihull

Taking a detour to Solihull, where our buses are your chariot to suburban elegance. Feel the vibe at Touchwood Shopping Centre, relax in Tudor Grange Park, and soak in the glamourous yet friendly atmosphere of this town.

Elmdon Park: Escape the hustle and bustle in this expansive park featuring lakes, woodlands, and beautiful walking trails. It's an ideal retreat for nature lovers.

Malvern and Brueton Park: Another green oasis in Solihull, this park is perfect for a family day out. Boating on the lake, a playground for kids, and lush greenery make it a hidden gem for relaxation.

Harborne

Ready for more? Hop on our buses to Harborne, where quaint meets artsy. Explore the adorable Harborne High Street, get artsy at the RBSA Gallery, and chill out in the green haven of Moor Pool.

The Plough: This historic pub exudes charm and character. With a welcoming atmosphere and a fantastic beer garden, it's a great place to enjoy a drink or indulge in a hearty meal.

Harborne Walkway: A hidden gem for those seeking a leisurely stroll. This picturesque path follows an old railway line, offering a peaceful escape from the urban hustle.

Sutton Coldfield

Now, the grand finale! Let our buses take you to Sutton Coldfield, where history is the VIP guest. Stroll through Sutton Park, check out the town centre's shops, and soak in the elegance that defines this historic gem.

Sutton Park: While not exactly hidden, Sutton Park's vastness allows you to find secluded spots. Whether it's a quiet lake, a historical landmark, or a peaceful meadow, Sutton Park offers a variety of hidden gems within its expansive grounds.

The Station Pub: Nestled near Sutton Coldfield's train station, this pub has a charming beer garden and a relaxed atmosphere. It's an ideal spot for a pint after exploring the town.

Maney Hill Park: A lesser-known park in Sutton Coldfield with a play area and green spaces. It's a serene escape, perfect for a family picnic or a quiet afternoon.

So there you have it, our ride through the Midlands’ best destinations in 2024. From the buzz of Birmingham to the quirky charm of Moseley and the historic elegance of Sutton Coldfield, this is one adventure you won't want to miss. So plan your journey here and hop on board to uncover the best of the West Midlands together!

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