Solihull Local Attractions
Visitors can enjoy some of the biggest names in music today at the NEC Arena, a world famous exhibition centre holding over 100 events a year and attracting over 4 million visitors, just five miles away from the town centre.
Solihull commemorates the Motorcycle and its history at this Museum. Widely regarded as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world and holding a variety of classic and contemporary models, it is a fitting tribute and celebration of the humble ‘Chopper’.
Drayton Manor & Alton Towers
Thrill seekers will be spoiled for choice whilst staying at Solihull, as there are not one, but two large theme parks located nearby. Drayton Manor is set within 280 acres of lakes and parklands and boasts a zoo, a Thomas the Tank Engine Theme Park as well as many terrifying rides and rollercoasters, while slightly further afield Alton Towers is the U.K.’S largest theme park, with a vast selection of children’s rides, events and white-knuckle rollercoaster rides.
Birmingham Nature Centre
Nature Lovers can enjoy plenty of the local wildlife at Birmingham Nature Centre, home to a wide range of animals, reptiles and endangered species from all around the world. Watch otters, meerkats wallabies and more and even sponsor your favourite animals at this wonderful conservation.
BBC Birmingham Public Space
For all things journalistic, BBC Birmingham Public Space is the place to be. Try your hand at presenting the news or local weather, enjoy a screen tour of a real radio drama studio, and watch radio presenters live in action. What’s more, Dr Who fans can even have their picture taken beside the infamous Tardis with a terrifying Dalek!