As you might expect, there are endless layers to the core of Birmingham. Grand Central has the biggest footfall outside of London bringing in thousands every day. There’s a heady mix of art galleries, shopping and retail, comedy houses, gyms, eateries, global business hubs – the list feels endless. And all in walking distance from each other too. It’s always on the move, day or night, so you’ll never be short of things to do.Show on map
At any point in the day, there’s something going on in the City Core from big business to designer fashion.
The Great Western Arcade is full of independent shops selling a wide range of wonderful things.
As a delightful slice of green in a big city, St Philip’s Square draws in folks most days. Of course, the Bullring is a pretty big pull too.
You’ll be right in the middle of everything with all the hustle and bustle all around you. But you’ll also be able to find quiet, hidden gems with ease.
Blending culture and creativity, every neighbourhood in the heart of Birmingham is alive with innovative bars, foodie heavens and inventive hangouts. Yes, we’re a big fan of them all. So no matter where you decide to lay your hat, we know all the best venues that also call it home.