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UNITED KINGDOM - TRAVEL GUIDE:
BIRMINGHAM HOTELS & TRAVEL GUIDE, ENGLAND,UNITED KINGDOM
- An Insiders Tourist Guide To England's 2nd City by Sara Ghloto
is the 2nd biggest city in England and it is a really modern place with
lively nightlife and some snazzy shopping opportunities. Birmingham is
located in the West Midlands county of England and, according to a 2006
estimate; it has a population of 1,006,500.
|People that are from Birmingham
are often called 'Brummies', because of the city's nickname of Brum. This
name comes from the city's dialect name, Brummagem, which is derived from
one of the city's earlier names, 'Bromwicham'. There is a distinct Brummie
dialect, which is characteristic of people who are from this city.
Something For Everyone
Whether you are visiting
Birmingham for a day out or staying in the city for a weekend break or
holiday, you will find many of interesting stuff in the city to explore
during your visit. Whether you want to stimulate your mind at one of Birmingham’s
museums or you are arranging to join in with a cultural or sporting event,
the city really has things for everyone to enjoy.
you would like to experience a family friendly day trip in Birmingham that's
lively and interesting, take a trip to one of the city's great museums,
art galleries or other attractions. One of the best is the Wallsall Leather
Museum, which demonstrates the production and tanning of leather. Best
of all, there is a great souvenir store too, so you'll be able to buy some
top-quality leather products during your visit.
|Shop 'Til You Drop
Brum has a busy city centre
that is packed with top high street stores, so it's an exciting location
for shopaholics to visit. However, serious shoppers might rather visit
the city's Bullring shopping centre. In actual fact, the Bullring is enormous
and boasts 160 stores, including some exciting brands such as Principles,
Samsonite and Skechers. It also has a huge Selfridges shop and more than
25 restaurants, which means that you can really spend the complete day
The Night Away
If you're lucky enough to
be spending the night in Birmingham, you should make the most of the city's
The city has everything from
quaint pubs & elite bars to huge nightclubs, so you'll find that there
is something for everyone to enjoy.
It goes without saying that
Birmingham has branches of some major hotel chains including the Macdonald
& Novotel. This means that you can wind down after your big night out
with a fabulous sleep.
Thanks for browsing our tourist
guide to Birmingham - we hope that you found it useful. If you require
more info on hotels in Birmingham or even
some advice on things to do in the city, please get in touch with your
local tourism info centre.
/ Featured Birmingham Hotels
About the Author: Sara Ghloto
- Sara is a former recruitment consultant having helped place ads for escort
vacancies and help source escort jobs in Birmingham and escort jobs
for more hotels in Birmingham
browsing hotels in Birmingham and surrounding areas
Hotel City Centre Birmingham
This property with comfortable
accommodation is an ideal place for business or leisure travellers and
for those planning for a holiday in Birmingham. Situated in the heart
of Birmingham, the Britannia Hotel is surrounded by major stores, designer
shops, jewellery markets as well as shopping centres. The hotel is just
a 10-minute walk from the entertainment centres such as Broad Street and
Brindley. Beautifully decorated, the hotel's rooms are comfortable
and well-equipped with an array of modern amenities to cater the changing
needs of the guests. The onsite Jennys Restaurant offers traditional
style cuisine, to suit all tastes in a relaxed setting.
Situated close to the centre
of Birmingham, the Campanile Hotel Birmingham is minutes from the Bullring
Shopping centre, Selfridges and the world-famous jewellery quarter. Ideally
located for shopping trips or enjoying the varied and lively nightlife
of Birmingham, the Campanile Hotel is also close to both Aston Villa FC
and Birmingham City FC. A short drive away you will find Shakespeare’s
Stratford, and Iron Bridge - the birthplace of the industrial revolution,
whilst in the city centre there is the Sealife Centre and Cadbury World.
he city centre is within walking distance and we are easily accessible
from the motorway, M6 junction 6, yet quiet enough for a relaxing weekend.
Offering pleasing accommodation
and various facilities, the Paragon Hotel Birmingham caters to the needs
of both business and leisure travellers. Ideally located in the centre
of Birmingham, the Paragon Hotel is close to the convention centre and
provides easy access to major parts of the city. This hotel offers
a choice of 250 spacious guestrooms that are basically decorated and fairly
equipped with modern amenities. The onsite Helena Restaurant offers
a wide selection of international delicacies in a graceful atmosphere.
The Naylors Bar is a cosy venue and is ideal for a casual meeting or to
enjoy a fine sip of cocktail.
and Harrow Hotel Birmingham
Steeped in history, the
Plough and Harrow Hotel was built in 1704, and was originally a wayside
inn. The hotel is located on the Hagley Road, Edgbaston, close to Birmingham
city centre. Within only a short distance of the lively nightlife of Broad
Street, the International Convention Centre, National Indoor Arena and
the new Bull Ring Shopping Centre the hotel serves as an excellent base
in Birmingham. When wishing to dine the hotel's Tolkien Restaurant
and Cocktail Bar, with its relaxed atmosphere and fantastic food, offers
a perfect setting in which to unwind or hold an informal business meeting.