The Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham’s city centre is a very special place – there is nowhere quite like it in the world!
There are lots of interesting and fascinating places to explore.
We thought we would wet your appetite with a few itinerary examples so you can visit us at Newman Brothers and also explore the wider area in a day – mix ‘n match to satisfy your interests! The Jewellery Quarter is a compact area, everything featured is within 10 -15 mins’ walking distance!
Thank you to the Jewellery Quarter BID for letting us adapt their map! Their website has a directory featuring all the business in the Quarter and is well worth a visit.
EXAMPLE ITINERARY 1
9.30: Start the day with a cuppa at Urban Coffee, a mooch around the independent shops or explore Key Hill Victorian Cemetery
11:00 Guided tour of the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
12:30 Lunch at the historic Rose Villa Tavern
14:00 Leisurely walk through the JQ, perhaps following the pavement trail
15:00 Guided tour of Newman Brothers Coffin Works
16:30 Drink and meal in the historic Shakespeare Inn
EXAMPLE ITINERARY 2
9.30: Start the day with a cuppa at The Eight Foot Grocer and a wander around St Paul’s Church
10:30 Visit to the Wonderful World of Planes and Trains
12:30 Lunch at the Pasta di Piazza or one of the many bars and restaurants in St Paul’s Square
14:00 Leisurely walk through the JQ, stopping in at the RBSA Gallery
14:45 Visit to the Pen Museum or Newman Brothers Coffin Works
16:30 Drink and meal in the historic Red Lion pub by the Chamberlain Clock, and opposite the historic Warstone Lane cemetery
EXAMPLE ITINERARY 3
9.30: Start the day with a gentle walk around the historic streets of the Quarter, and a spot of window shopping
10:30 Visit to the RBSA Gallery, cuppa at Saints Kitchen and a wander around St Paul’s Church
11:30 Visit to the new Library of Birmingham, taking in fantastic views of the city
12:30 Lunch at the historic Shakespeare Inn
14:00 Guided tour of Newman Brothers Coffin Works or Pen Museum
15:00 Leisurely walk through the JQ, perhaps picking up the pavement trail, a mooch around the independent shops or exploring one or two of the Victorian cemeteries
16:30 Drink and a meal at the Drop Forge pub
Here are links to the venues featured in our example itineraries above
These are just a few venues to get you started. There are many, many more places in the Jewellery Quarter to explore, eat and relax in. Please visit www.jewelleryquarter.net for information about other businesses operating in the area.