To feel the real pulse of Birmingham, step out and explore surrounding areas like Broad Street, Birmingham City Centre, and Convention Quarter.
To gain a deeper understanding of Birmingham, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Wander through the exhibits and savor the atmosphere of the Lapworth Geology Museum. Experience the region’s best and brightest live on stage at Symphony Hall, the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the Alexandra Theatre. Pay a visit to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, to get your fill of art.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Enjoy some of the pleasant city parks such as the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Winterbourne Botanic Garden. To see the nearby wilderness head out to the Cannon Hill Park. If you are looking for somewhere to relax, do a spot of fishing or enjoy sunlight on the rippling water, spend time at Edgbaston Reservoir.
Visitors to the Edgbaston area will not want to miss out on Perrott's Folly, Victoria Square and the St Philip's Cathedral. To get a little closer to Birmingham’s heart and soul, pay a visit to the area’s most sacred sites, such as the St. Paul's Church and the Birmingham Central Mosque.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on food or just window shop at popular shopping destinations such as The Mailbox, High Street and Martineau Place.
Come see much-loved sporting heroes, the Warwickshire County Cricket Club, take on their rivals at the iconic Edgbaston Cricket Ground. On game days follow the procession of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
After seeing the sights around Edgbaston, stay the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. For a good night’s sleep check out the Jurys Inn Birmingham, the Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Broad Street, and the ibis Styles Birmingham Centre.