Birmingham is a very modern city and its landmarks are very contemporary but nonetheless captivating - including the Rotunda and the Bullring shopping centre.
Cadbury World is an attraction for all the family which celebrates the production and the history of chocolate.
Broad Street and the Mailbox are two of the areas which are most popular in evenings. Whatever the venue, Birmingham has something to offer you.
Vegetarian, Indian, Chinese, French, North African, Middle Eastern - Birmingham has plenty in the way of great eateries.
In spite of the city's size, it's surrounded by beautiful countryside and has walks to rival anywhere in the country.
Enjoy the tight turns and squealing wheels at the adrenalin-fuelled race course at Birmingham's Grand Prix Karting track.