What is it about men that makes them hard to buy for? There’s only so many pairs of socks any man needs, and no one wants to be that person who gives a set of smellies every birthday. Whether it’s a son, boyfriend, husband, or dad that you’re looking to spoil, a memorable treat on a day out in the West Midlands is sure to hit the spot.
Get Up to Speed
If their car is their pride and joy and they’re glued to repeats of Top Gear, treat the petrolhead in your life to a day at the Jaguar Land Rover Experience in Solihull. This behind-the-scenes factory tour demonstrates how these iconic vehicles are manufactured. If that whets their appetite, follow it up with a go-karting trip at an indoor track so they can show off their driving skills.
Pamper and Football Day
It’s not just us girls who deserve a pamper session, so why not treat the man in your life to a haircut and beard trim at Handsome Devils barbers in Walsall? Their expertise and experience will leave them feeling at their best and with a handy location just minutes away from Walsall Football Club’s Bescot Stadium, doubling up on a fresh trim and a footie match has never been easier. Perfect for the lad in your life.
Birmingham is well known for having a strong connection to the arts and if the man you’re buying for loves the theatre, then they’ll be spoilt for choice. The Hippodrome hosts many of the most popular touring productions straight from the West End and Birmingham Repertory is a stunning venue which is home to musicals, dance and classical concerts. Travel across the border into Warwickshire to Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford-Upon-Avon to soak up the history and discover more about one of the greatest playwrights who ever lived. A civilised treat for any lovie!
Shop Until You Drop
Whether the man in your life needs a makeover or they just want to update their wardrobe, a shopping trip could be the ideal treat and why stop at clothing when there’s so much else on offer? From Birmingham’s fabulous Bull Ring shopping centre with its instantly recognisable landmark Selfridges to Bournville’s independent bookshop and Cadbury World’s gift shop, there is something for everyone on the West Midlands shopping scene.
If you are looking for a fun day out all the family can enjoy, you can’t go wrong with a trip to one of the many farm parks in the area. Go large with a visit to West Midlands Safari Park, home to some of the world’s most endangered species which also boasts an adventure theme park with popular rides such as the log flume and pirate ship to keep you entertained. They even have accommodation available if you want to extend your visit.
However you decide to treat your special someone, enjoy your time in the West Midlands – there’s so much to see and do!