To get a sense of what makes Birmingham tick, step out and discover nearby areas such as Northfield, The Westside, and Edgbaston.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Join a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the fascinating exhibits at the West Midlands Police Museum and the Lapworth Geology Museum.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Birmingham, plan a trip to the nearby outdoor areas. To spend some time in a natural setting head to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Winterbourne Botanic Garden. Head out to the Cannon Hill Park.
Some popular Birmingham attractions are in and around the Bournville area, including Perrott's Folly, the Five Ways Clock and the Birmingham Central Synagogue. To learn about the role of faith in Birmingham, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as the Birmingham Central Mosque.
Nearby Edgbaston Cricket Ground is a great place to experience Birmingham’s passion for cricket, and to see local heroes, the Warwickshire County Cricket Club, in action. On match days follow the procession of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags within the Bournville area couldn’t be easier. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Broad Street, the Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Brindley Place, and the Novotel Birmingham Centre.