Birmingham’s best day trips 2024: The 21 best towns, villages, castles and more you have to visit this summer

With Birmingham being well-connected to the rest of the West Midlands and beyond - the options are limitless when planning a day trip with friends and family

The winter storms are fading and the evenings are getting bright, so it's a good time plan ahead to create fun memories with your family with day trips and experiences. And, if you don't fancy jetting off to foreign shores and instead stay near home - there are several amazing places near Birmingham to explore.

These destinations, including historic villages, castles, hills and more will keep you on your toes through the summer holidays. Whether you’re looking for a walking holiday or an activity based trip - there are several destinations close to Birmingham. Some take less than an hour to reach!

With Birmingham being well-connected to the rest of the West Midlands and beyond - the options are limitless. From walking in Robin Hood’s footsteps to the closest beach resort or incredible Stuart castles and more - a short car, bus or train ride can get you anywhere for an amazing day trip with your friends and family.

If you have been unable to decide where to head off to, here are 21 amazing towns, villages, castles and more you can visit this summer:

With Birmingham being well-connected to the rest of the West Midlands and beyond - the options are limitless. From walking in Robin Hood’s footsteps to the closest beach resort or incredible Stuart castles and more - a short car, bus or train ride can get you anywhere for an amazing day trip with your friends and family.