Birmingham is steeped in history, and is known throughout the world for its contribution to science and technology thanks to its position at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution. One thing which sets Birmingham dating apart from other cities in the UK is that there are dozens of fantastic heritage sites and museums to visit. For those who like Birmingham’s more cultural dating locations, here are a few which should be top of your list.
Birmingham dating for art history fans
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
BMAG is often the first port of call for those looking for a historical Birmingham date, and it’s easy to spot why. This mammoth venue has over 40 different galleries to view, and even has its own ‘spotlight’ sessions once a month, where visitors can bring their own historical objects in for scrutiny. For art lovers, there’s also the famous Pre-Raphaelite collection, the largest of its kind in the world. With so much to see, if you’re dating one of Birmingham’s culture connoisseurs, this could be the perfect date for you.
Birmingham dating for those who love nature
Winterbourne House & Garden
With seven acres of botanical gardens to stroll through, Winterbourne House is a dating location with a high romance rating. The house itself has a collection of arts and antiques in its Edwardian era drawing room, as well as some interesting tales of its inhabitants over the years. That’s not all – the people at Winterbourne also run workshops in crafts, photography and botanical art. If you’re lucky you might also be able to book for events such as wine and cheese tasting, jazz by candlelight, or an Edwardian fete. Really though, the gardens, with their 6,000 plant species and flora from places such as China and South Americashould be more than enough to delight you and your date on a sunny day. Visit the Winterbourne website to find out more.
Birmingham dating for ancient history lovers
Weoley Castle Alwold Road, Weoley Castle, Birmingham B29
The ancient ruins of Weoley Castle are a must for anyone interested in the drama of medieval Birmingham. Over 700 years old, this moated manor house has been named an ancient monument of national importance. If you’re lucky, you might catch an archery demonstration or a falconry display. Garden talks and cellar tours have also been known to take place in the summer months, making it an intriguing choice for dating in Birmingham.
Birmingham dating for those who like to get away from it all
Sarehole Mill Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, B13 0BD
Sarehole Mill is a peaceful haven with a cobbled courtyard and mill pool – a tranquil backdrop for Birmingham dating – away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Nature lovers might spot a kingfisher or a heron whilst strolling through the grounds. The woodland and surrounding parkland are ideal for wildlife spotting, so bring your binoculars. The mill itself has been there for over 460 years, and on special demonstration days you can see how it once worked.
Birmingham dating for city heritage
Back to Backs 55-63 Hurst Street/50-54 Inge Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 4TE
Nestled amongst Birmingham’s modern buildings is a collection of four houses where generations of Brummies once lived, which were literally built back to back. These are a must for anyone interested in Birmingham’s history, and guided tours will bring you through each room whilst telling stories of those who once lived there from the 1840s to the 1970s. The old style sweet shop will give you the chance to treat your dating partner to a sweet reminder of your date.