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Renowned for its rich industrial heritage, Birmingham has evolved into a modern metropolis bustling with cultural diversity, historic landmarks, world-class attractions, and a vibrant arts scene. From fascinating museums and iconic shopping centres to stunning parks and a thriving food scene, Britain’s second-largest city boasts a myriad of experiences that cater to every traveller’s interests.

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Jewellery Quarter

With a rich history dating back over 250 years, the Jewellery Quarter is a conservation area with over 200 listed buildings. Today, it thrives as one of Birmingham's liveliest locations, exuding a vibrant community spirit. As the heart of England's jewellery industry, the quarter hosts more than 700 jewellers and independent retailers, offering a treasure trove of gift and souvenir options. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the award-winning Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, where a preserved 1980s workshop provides a fascinating glimpse into the area's craftsmanship heritage. The quarter is also teeming with trendy bars, art galleries, as well as Indian and Italian eateries.

St Martin’s

Nestled between the bustling Bull Ring Shopping Centre and the vibrant markets, St Martin's stands as a serene haven amidst the commercial buzz. As the oldest of Birmingham's churches, it has held the heart of the markets area for centuries. Step inside, and you'll discover a breathtaking interior, adorned with the city's oldest monument—a magnificent 1325 effigy of Sir William de Bermingham, the Lord of the Manor.

Winterbourne House & Garden

Only minutes from Birmingham's city centre lies an extraordinary gem—the Winterbourne House & Garden. This remarkable destination showcases a diverse array of over 6000 plant species hailing from every corner of the globe. Step inside the house, adorned with antiques and soft furnishings reminiscent of the Edwardian era, and embark on a journey through time, learning about the families that once called this place home. A perfect English heritage where you can soak up the atmosphere of a bygone era.

Birmingham Town Hall

Designed by Joseph Hansom and inaugurated in 1832, Birmingham Town Hall is a Grade I-listed concert hall located in Victoria Square. Today, it is a cultural hub together with its sister venue Symphony Hall, where you can enjoy a diverse programme of classical concerts, jazz, dance, comedy rock, pop, folk, and more. If you want to learn more about Birmingham’s most iconic historic building, then take the Town Hall tour and get an insight into the backstage areas.

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