If you have never been to botanical gardens before, there is no better place to begin than to visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The gardens feature an impressive collection of four glasshouses, each one featuring a completely different backdrop and atmosphere to enjoy.
The Birmingham Food Festival takes place between the 13th and 19th July this year. If you love food you should definitely head to Birmingham to enjoy a slice of some of the events and offers that are laid on for the week.
Among the amazing deals that form part of the Birmingham Food Fest are a 2 for 1 meal at Bushwackers, half price kids’ meals at Thai Edge on Sundays and any two courses at Chamberlains Quality Fish and Chips for two people for just £20.12. As you might guess from the price, this is part of the campaign to get more out of England in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games. With deals this good it is sure to bring in the desired crowds.
Despite the fears many people continue to have about travelling by airplane, flying remains one of the safest ways of all to travel. Nonetheless, just like any other form of travelling there are inevitably some risks involved in travelling by plane. Most of the more common types of flight accidents are fairly minor ones which result in equally non-serious injuries to passengers – however occasionally more serious injuries can be experienced as a result of incidents such as plane crashes or collisions.
With its much loved Mailbox and the brilliant Bullring, Birmingham offers a level of shopping that few city centres can match.
Totally rejuvenated in recent years, Birmingham’s shopping districts now pull in visitors from all over the country, offering the perfect opportunity for a shop-til-you-drop weekend.
Whether you’re flying out of Britain’s second city on business or on holiday, it makes perfect sense to start your journey at a Birmingham Airport Hotel.
So if you’re a frequent flyer that normally takes a taxi straight to departures, allow us a moment to showcase the alternative!
First of all, by staying at a Birmingham Airport Hotel, you can add an extra night of luxury onto your break. Airport Hotels these days are much more than just a convenience – they add seamlessly to the lavish holiday experience.
Britain’s ‘second city’ plays host to a wide variety of events throughout the year – many of them held at the impressive Birmingham NEC (National Exhibition Centre).
Indeed, the NEC attracts millions of people to Birmingham every single year, staging more than 150 exhibitions, trade fairs and shows throughout the calendar.
If you’re headed to the NEC Birmingham for a show – maybe you’re taking in Crufts for the first time, or fancy popping along to the Clothes Show Live – you might find this quick guide to the arena comes in handy…
Hotels in Birmingham are naturally popular with visitors flying out of the city’s major airport. As such, we often get asked about Birmingham Airport parking – where’s best (or cheapest) to leave your vehicle when you jet off on your holiday or business trip.
Well, as you’d expect from one of Europe’s busiest airports, Birmingham Airport parking is in no short supply. In fact there’s a wealth of options to take advantage of, from official Birmingham Airport parking spaces just outside the terminals to cheaper, off-site car parks reachable by bus transfer.
Official parking at Birmingham Airport consists of several car parks – a short-stay drop off area, three medium stay car parks and two further long stay areas.