There’s always something to do in Edgbaston, whether you like to be outdoors, enjoy the art or are a foodie.
Leisure and Attractions in Edgbaston
If you’re looking to enjoy the outdoors Edgbaston is home to Cannon Hill Park, a beautiful park boasting 80 acres of formal parkland and 120 acres of conservation and woodland. Perfect for a leisurely stroll or a picnic with the family. The MAC which is located in the Cannon Hill grounds is a bustling arts centre. Home to theatre, dance, music and comedy performances, plus a cinema and various workshops, it’s a great day out for everyone!
Birmingham Botanical Gardens are perfect for the whole family, an oasis of delightful exotic plants the Botanical Gardens offer peace and tranquillity just one mile from the City Centre. The gardens are spread over fifteen acres of beautiful landscape full of roses, alpines, perennials and many rare trees and shrubs. There are also many attractions for the whole family to enjoy including playgrounds, children’s discovery garden, art gallery, tearooms and shops to keep you busy.
Sports and Fitness
University of Birmingham have recently opened their doors to their new £55million sports centre, this includes the long awaited 50-meter Olympic length pool for swimmers to enjoy. As well as the pool, the centre has a gym, weights room, studios, sports hall and squash courts where you can enjoy a variety of sports.
If you’re a fan of cricket then look no further than the Edgbaston cricket ground, home to Warwickshire county cricket club and Birmingham Bears it is leading sports venue in the UK. In addition to cricket the ground offers facilities for conferences, banqueting, events, weddings or exhibitions and can cater for up to 800 people.
Restaurants and Bars in Edgbaston
If it’s food you’re after, there is a variety of different places you can try from Michelin star restaurants to country pubs. There is also a great selection of cuisines to choose from, If you’re looking for something fancy you can indulge at the Michelin starred restaurant Simpsons. Edgbaston is also home to award winning pubs such as The High Field Gastro pub where you can enjoy some fine food and a pint. for more details on places to eat read our blog on where to eat in Edgbaston. If you’d like more information about Edgbaston or are thinking about living here, contact us or see our latest properties in Edgbaston to rent or buy here.