With one of the youngest populations in Europe, Birmingham is a dynamic, creative city, constantly evolving. Last year a record 33.5 million tourists visited to sample the city’s authentic cultural offering, superb shopping and fantastic food. Birmingham boasts something for everyone. For culture vultures, shopaholics, food enthusiasts, party animals and sports fanatics, it is a destination of limitless opportunity. Exciting new events and major retail and leisure developments are changing the city like never before. Now is the time to visit.
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Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Arts & culture
All of the greats of music, the stage, comedy and the arts have performed in Birmingham – and they’re still coming.
Whether it’s a cosy pub or one of the city’s many clubs, there’s plenty to do after dark.
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Business & property
Birmingham built its reputation as a manufacturing powerhouse – but these days it’s so much more than that.
Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in the city of Birmingham.
Reasons to visit
There are loads of things to do here – but make sure you don’t miss these.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
Getting here & around
Whether it’s by air, road or rail, Birmingham is easily accessible – and easy to get around.
History & heritage
From Tudor palaces and Roman towns to secret priest holes and ‘monster’ fountains, Birmingham and its surrounding area is a region steeped in a rich and varied history.