As a city in the English county called the West Midlands, Birmingham features a decent number of things to do and places to visit.
There are many highly informative galleries and museums in Birmingham, such as the fascinating Ikon Gallery, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and the new Thinktank in the Eastside. The city also features a large number of square kilometers of parks, woodland and open spaces, Sutton Park being the largest having 970 hectares it is also the largest urban nature reserve in the United Kingdom and even Europe.
With an excellent number of restaurants, cafes, bars, wine bars and nightclubs, Birmingham features a varied and vibrant night scene. You will find the most popular in one of the city’s squares, Victoria Square, Rotunda Square, Chamberlain Square, the historic Old Square at Corporation Street, St Martin’s Square, Centenary Square and the Gas Street Basin. Gas Street Basin is the center of Birmingham’s intricate network of canals. The city has approximately thirty two miles of canal waterways with a total of 8 canals which were constructed during the eighteenth century and continued being used by local industries nearly until the end of the twentieth century. Nowadays, the Gas Street Basin has been renovated and regenerated and is now a rather good visitor attraction.
If you are planning a vacation in the city of Birmingham, you should know that finding Birmingham bed and breakfast can sometimes be quite difficult, although there are many Birmingham hotels and guest houses. Therefore, you need to book your accommodation at the earliest opportunity. What’s more, you should also know that Birmingham’s international airport is about 8 miles from the city center just off the A45 and near the M42(junction 6). You can find numerous hotels and bed and breakfasts not too far from the airport.
With the above advices on places of interest and accommodation, you’ll have a wonderful experience in Birmingham.