We’ve got a number of Birmingham hotels for you to enjoy, including several in the city centre, near the NEC and in surrounding areas.
The UK’s second city has a lot to offer whether you’re on business or visiting for pleasure. The NEC hosts countless exhibitions and conferences each year, while tourists will keep themselves busy with the city’s numerous other attractions.
For those on a family break, the National Sea Life centre, ice rink at the Leisure Box and the city’s several cinemas will keep the kids entertained. And let’s not forget Cadbury World, somewhere that chocaholic parents will enjoy just as much as the kids. We’ve got several Birmingham hotels within easy reach of these attractions.
There’s equally as much choice for shoppers. The city centre’s Bullring shopping centre is home to over 150 different shops, largely comprising of High Street retailers. On Birmingham’s High Street, you’ll also find the Pavilions shopping centre, which boasts some great designer fashion shops. For bargain hunters, the Birmingham Rag Market and Birmingham Open Markets are worth a visit and if you’re really looking to treat yourself, take a trip to the city’s famous Jewellery Quarter.
Birmingham has no fewer than 18 museums and art galleries. These include the Barber Institute of Fine Art, the National Motorcycle Museum, the Thinktank Science Museum and the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter.
A common stop for theatregoers and live music aficionados, Birmingham’s Hippodrome, Symphony Hall and Crescent Theatre are amongst more than half a dozen such venues in the city.
And don’t worry, sports fans, you’re not left out! In fact, this city is home to Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham City and Aston Villa football clubs and Perry Barr greyhound stadium, to name a few sporting options. Perfect if you’re able to time your trip to make some sort of sports event.
Perhaps one of the best things about this great city is how accessible it is. The M6 runs right past the city and this is also one of the UK’s major rail hubs. You can get direct trains to Manchester, London, Liverpool and a host of other cities direct and quick. So give Birmingham a visit. Pack your bags and book a stay in one of our Birmingham hotels. We can put you up right in the heart of all the action!
If you are visiting the Burton upon trent area then the Holiday Inn Express Burton upon Trent combines a convenient location with great value. We're situated just off the A38 and A50 in the Central Midlands. Why not visit the National Memorial Arboretum or see where the England Football team train at St Georges. Complimentary hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi are included in the price of your room.