Birmingham has turned a big corner on it's industrial past. Scratch below the surface and you'll see what we mean. With its bounty of bars, restaurants, theatres and shops there is no shortage of reasons to visit this evolving city.
The Bullring shopping centre has pinned Birmingham firmly on the fashion map while the streets of the Jewellery Quarter are the perfect place to pick up one-off gifts. The ethnic and cultural diversity here means there's a fantastic range of eateries and come the evening Broad Street is packed with revellers while Hurst Street is the heart of the city's gay scene.
Snap up the best offers on Birmingham hotels here from cheap and cheerful to high-end chic. And live it up in the bigger, brasher, better Brum.