Six reasons to visit Kings Heath

Kings Heath, in the south of the city, is home to a number of independent shops and bars as well as high street shops like New Look and Boots. If you decide to pay a visit, make sure to check our guide of places to go in Kings Heath.

Our top six reasons to visit Kings Heath

1) Circus mash

Interested in taking part in fun and engaging lessons to learn skills used by circus artists? From aerial skills to trapeze, Circus mash has a range of classes – why not try one out?

2) The Hare & Hounds

Stop for a drink at the Hare & Hounds with live entertainment, comedy, gigs, bars and food.

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3) Polar Bear Records

Polar Bear Records; one of the few record shops selling physical records.

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4) Shop till you drop

The high street consists of lots of shops from JD Sports and New Look and Superdrug. There’s also Iceland, Costa Coffee as well as independent stores such as Armadillo and Top banana

5) Kings Heath Farmers Market

Taking place on the 1st Saturday of every month, the Kings Heath Farmers Market brings together local food and baked goods. Why not try a pie or two?

6) Kings Heath Park

In need of some fresh air? Visit Kings Heath Park for an afternoon tea and a stroll through the greenery.


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