Great Barr Vacations

Great Barr lies within the city of Birmingham, an important city that has 1,000,000 inhabitants. The central business of Birmingham is only 5 miles (8 kilometers) away and Birmingham Airport can be found 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the east of Great Barr.

Great Barr is a great place to stay in Birmingham as many of the city’s most popular attractions are close. Two of the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Walsall Arboretum and the fantastic New Art Gallery Walsall. Two other interesting attractions that are close by Great Barr are the Walsall Leather Museum and Oak House.

Those interested in exhibits and shows will find plenty of interesting cultural highlights in and around Great Barr. There are many excellent places to take the family for an afternoon including Thinktank and the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the much-loved live performance venues such as Symphony Hall, the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the Alexandra Theatre. There are a number of popular art galleries to visit. In particular, don’t miss the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

To surround yourself with nature, visit some of the nearby green spaces. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Leave the busy streets behind and soak up some sunshine at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Sutton Park. Stare out over the water at Edgbaston Reservoir.

Some of Birmingham's best-loved attractions are within driving distance of Great Barr, including Perrott's Folly, Victoria Square and the St Philip's Cathedral. Take the time to visit sacred places such as the St. Paul's Church. Relax in the calm atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the religious history of the area. Learn about history at Red Palace.

Take a break from sightseeing and work on your swing at the Aston Wood Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield.

If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, explore The Mailbox, High Street and the Sutton Coldfield Mall in Sutton Coldfield.

The Hawthorns, West Bromwich is the perfect place to experience Birmingham’s passion for soccer, and to see local favorites, the West Bromwhich Albion FC, in all their glory. On game days follow the river of navy blue and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs for a few post-game beers.

When it’s time to rest your weary feet after discovering the charming streets of Great Barr, check in to one of the area’s convenient short and long stay accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Jurys Inn Birmingham, the Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Broad Street, and the popular ibis Styles Birmingham Centre.

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