Birmingham Travel Guide
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Birmingham Travel Guide
Where is Birmingham?
You've been given the go-ahead for annual leave, work pals have suggested Birmingham and you just need a little reminder of where it actually sits on the map? Sit back and let us guide you there.
It's situated 100 miles northwest of the national capital, London, and 12 miles north of Redditch.
This part of West Midlands has a population of around 1,000,000 residents, some of whom will surely be willing to give you some invaluable travel tips.
Places to Visit in Birmingham
Uncertain what should be the first thing on your must-do list? Bullring Shopping Centre and the International Convention Centre are unmissable!The Mailbox and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens are just some of the worthwhile things to do in this vicinity. Other notable options include Victoria Square and the Alexandra Theatre. If time is on your side, try to visit them all.Step off the lively streets and into a peaceful place of prayer at Birmingham Cathedral. Stop for a few quiet moments of contemplation or simply admire its meaningful art. Like some more options? It's common knowledge that spending time in green spaces can make us happier people. So, if you're in need of a bit of a lift, why not head to Cannon Hill Park? But that's not all there is! If you're a lover of theater productions, you should experience a show at Big Brum.
Car Rentals in Birmingham
Crank up the volume on your favorite tunes and explore Birmingham from the freedom of your own wheels. You'll find some of the biggest and best car rentals in Birmingham on Orbitz.
Will you be arriving by plane? Arrange to pick up a vehicle at the start of your journey at Birmingham Airport. Alamo Rent A Car and Europcar are both not far away from arrivals.
You might like to rent a car from Hertz at Airport Way. They're right in the city center. If there isn't anything suitable for you there, Alamo Rent A Car at Enterprise Rent A Car, 9 10 Suffolk Street Queensway is worth checking out.
Where to stay in Birmingham – Hotel Accommodation
Don't waste time and money. Organize one of 81 hotels in Birmingham
and begin organizing all your activities.There's nothing like a lavish vacation. The Staying Cool at the Rotunda
(Rotunda, 150 New Street) and the New Hall Hotel & Spa
(Walmley Road) are some brilliant upmarket accommodation options! If you're more of a shoestring traveler, try a few of our cheaper alternatives. You'll have plenty of change jangling around in your pockets if you secure a room at the Bloc Hotel Birmingham
(Caroline Street) or the Hotel Campanile Birmingham
(Chester Street Aston Lock).Seeing Bullring Shopping Centre is an extraordinary experience, so why not find a hotel within strolling distance and make your trip even more exciting? The Hotel du Vin & Bistro Birmingham
is a handy 0.4 miles away, and the Clayton Hotel Birmingham
is 0.3 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Birmingham
It can be scary arriving in a foreign place, but the more you know about your destination, the more confident you'll feel. The most convenient airport to Birmingham is Birmingham Airport (BHX). It sits 7 miles to the east of the downtown area.
Popular Places to Visit Near BirminghamStratford-upon-Avon
is located just 20 miles away from Birmingham. Visit this locality for easy access to some leading attractions like the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Swan Theatre. Just 20 miles away is another destination worth visiting. Warwick
is a handy place to access great attractions like Warwick Castle and the Shakespeare Monument.
No Cancellation Fees
Has life thrown you a few curveballs lately? Got to amend or cancel your booking? Don't stress — we won't charge you a fee.^ Be mindful that your airline and hotel might charge though, so contact them as soon as you can!