Once the industrial heart of Britain, Birmingham has blossomed into a true metropolitan city with bustling pedestrian friendly streets, a renowned cultural arts scene, and shopping districts that rival London, and with several Birmingham hotels to choose from, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts makes it easy to experience it all.
Kick off your Birmingham hotel stay with a visit to Brindleyplace, where you’ll find the National Sea Life Center, IKON Art Gallery and a variety of shops, restaurants and bars up and down Broad St. There are street performers and musicians in Brindleyplace’s open-air plazas, and the pathways along Birmingham’s famous canals beckon visitors to enjoy a stroll. Fashionistas will want to stop by the Bull Ring, a large shopping complex that features popular UK department stores, Selfridges and Debenhams. Prefer fine arts to fashion? There are numerous theatres and concert venues in the area too. Catch a West End play at the Alexandra or a classical concert at the Birmingham Symphony Hall.
If you’re traveling with the whole family in tow, you’ll find our hotels in Birmingham are located near many family friendly attractions. The ThinkTank science museum offers interactive exhibits and an IMAX theatre, while the Birmingham Nature Center has a variety of local wildlife and rare red pandas. Spend the day exploring the grounds of the Botanical Gardens or indulge your sweet tooth with a tour of the Cadbury chocolate factory. Birmingham is home to two professional soccer teams and depending on the season, you can catch a cricket game at Edgbaston Grounds or play a round of golf at the world-famous Belfry.
There’s no shortage of fun to be had in Britain’s Second City, and with several Holiday Inn Birmingham hotels to choose from, there’s no need to compromise. We can put your near the major attractions and activities on your list!