Birmingham certainly isn't everyone's first choice as a tourist destination, and to an outsider it's easy to see why - a sprawling conurbation with a concrete centre. Diverse, lively and friendly, Brummies are proudly defensive of their city, and there are some nice patches, particularly away from the obvious centre.
From the Birmingham Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Birmingham
My partner and myself stayed here for one night....unfortunately one night too long..the coldest nov in 17 years they say and we were put in an equally cold room. Was not funny at all, complained to owners they said they would bleed radiators while we were out shopping. Came back to find nothing had improved. was given a fan heater. ... more
We booked this hotel as we were visiting family in Birmingham for the evening. Didn't want to spend a lot of money on accommodation as literally would be sleeping there! I'm sure there were much nicer rooms than ours but being as though we only paid £35 for it we were obviously given one of the not so nice rooms. ... more
The staff were very helpful and the breakfast was good, plenty to eat, and refills of tea or coffee.(Why do they not do a cooked breakfast for a small extra charge?) The downside was the outward appearance of the property was rather shabby and needed a coat of paint, and more attention to the garden area at the front. ... more
Hi there, just wanted to know if anyone knows how long it takes to get from London to Birmingham? Can u catch a train direct - is this costly? Is it worth it? Cheers :-) ...
Cardiff or Birmingham??
Hi, I recently got a job in the UK but they have given me the option to work in either Cardiff or Birmingham? Im 21 and I just finished college so I plan to work for a year and then travel for a year but i do want a great year working so I was wondering, which city would be the best to live ...
Accomodation in Birmingham, UK
Hi, I'm traveling to Birmingham early next year and am looking for affordable (~ under 30-35 pounds) accomodation near the Birmingham Business park. I wouldn't mind staying at a youth hostel, though, if that allows me to spend a little extra on weekend travel around Birmingham. I'm hoping to travel to the Lake ...
Today, the weather changed like it was meant too and it poured down. This morning, we caught the train into Birmingham and wondered around the shops. Birmingham is known for its expensive designer outlet stores, shopping centres and a bull. Yes, a bull. Birmingham is also known as “Bullring ...
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