10 Quirky Date Ideas in Birmingham

Do you want to impress your date by taking them on a date they’ve never done before? Then you’ve come to the right place. From a romantic walk in a beautiful botanical garden to axe throwing, check out 10 date ideas in Birmingham that will show them you've thought outside the box.

Adventurous date ideas

There are plenty of activities that you and your date can do together, and rock climbing is one of the best ways to get those endorphins going.

1. Rock Up

Now this is an active date if you’ve ever been on one. It’s rock climbing with a twist, there are moving parts on the walls, speed climbs, inflatable climbs and lots more.

This type of date can be great fun, also giving you the opportunity to see if your date likes to get stuck in.

Learn more about Rock Up

2. The Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen

Fun date ideas in BirminghamWhat a fantastic date choice. The privately-owned cinema and kitchen allows you to watch films and order from their lush menu. They actively encourage fancy dress if you’re the geeky type and have many different events on. For the more bold couple, they have a Mystery Horror movie marathon coming up.

Check out The Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen

3. Cadbury World

Now not every city is lucky to have a Cadbury World Factory. Indulge your inner child and walk around the factory trying different chocolates - a great ice breaker if you’re feeling nervous.

For those 5th daters, did we mention chocolate is an aphrodisiac?

Visit Cadbury World

4. Kong's Bar

Going for a drink with your date is probably the most common of dates to choose from. However, make it quirky by having a beer at Kong’s bar. The stylish bar offers table tennis, table football, arcade machines and pinball.

Perfect your flirting skills or get competitive with your date and see who the better old-school gamer is.

Check out Kong's Bar

5. Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

For those older daters, taking a walk around the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in the sunshine could be just the perfect setting for sparks to fly. The relaxed environment is likely to relieve any pressure you maybe feeling.

If it’s going well, treat your date to a coffee and a cake, that’s sure to make them happy.

Visit Birmingham Botanical Gardens

6. National Sea Life Centre

This one may not seem so quirky, but it’s a solid date idea. Walking around the centre looking at turtles and exquisite fish is sure to put a smile on your faces.

Learn more about National Sea Life Centre

Fun date nights in Birmingham

Fancy doing something more competitive on your date? If you feel like getting the competitive juices flowing - then how about an axe throwing tournament with your significant other?

7. Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

What’s quirkier then axe throwing on a date? It’s not something that jumps up as a common date idea. However, their glowing reviews from daters says otherwise. Axe throwing is great fun, and such a laugh for you and your date.

You will be taught how to throw the axes, and once you’re feeling confident, you’re entered a small tournament against your date. There’s no doubt that this date will be memorable.

Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

8. The Glee Club

What's a better way to discover your date's humour that by attending one of the famous Comedy nights at the Glee Club? They’re open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday giving you some of the best and upcoming comedy acts in the area.

You never know, you could be watching the new Michael McIntyre with your date in a small intimate setting. You can get food and drink ordered to the table, so all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the date.

Check out The Glee Club

9. Cannon Raceway

Are you the adventurous type looking to share some adrenaline with your date? Then Go Karting could be a quirky and perfect choice for you. Ladies, if you suggest Go Karting as a date option, you are very likely to impress.

Cannon Raceway

Weird date ideas Birmingham

Looking to try something unique and a little bit strange? How about destroying some modern tech together with a baseball bat? A pretty memorable date, right?

10. Rage Room

Now for the quirkiest of date ideas in Birmingham. Rage Room simply allows you to go and smash up technology with a baseball bat. This maybe best saved for the latter of dates, you wouldn’t want to scare your date away.

Check out the Rage Room here.

We hope you’ve found inspiration from our Quirky Birmingham date ideas. If you’d like to find someone to try these date ideas with, then give Speed Dating in Birmingham a try.

If Birmingham isn’t the right place for you, we also offer loads of other locations including speed dating events in Edinburgh and events in Glasgow.

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