Overview Birmingham

Visiting Birmingham

If you’re of the belief that west is best, this populous British city in the West Midlands should do little to convince you otherwise. Birmingham’s historic Georgian architecture, bustling nightlife, and rollicking breweries make it great fun for a quick getaway—and you might even run into native son Ozzy Osbourne if he happens to be home on his holidays.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Birmingham. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Birmingham flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
If you’re of the belief that west is best, this populous British city in the West Midlands should do little to convince you otherwise. Birmingham’s historic Georgian architecture, bustling nightlife, and rollicking breweries make it great fun for a quick getaway—and you might even run into native son Ozzy Osbourne if he happens to be home on his holidays.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Birmingham. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Birmingham flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Birmingham

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A Brief Visit of Birmingham

Written by Linda Hoernke on 16 Dec, 2007

Looked forward to meeting my girlfriend in Minneapolis to catch our flight to Amsterdam with a connection to our final destination, Birmingham, England. Going to a reunion to meet up with some of the people I had traveled to Africa with earlier this year. Got…Read More


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Paradise Island/ Bahamas

Written by BRAMCOTE on 21 Aug, 2005

We took the short flight from Miami to Nassau and travelled by taxi to our RCI accommodation at Club Land'Or on Paradise Island. We realised on arrival that from the resort, we had a clear view of the Atlantis, and on our first evening, watched…Read More


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Collecting our Visas for India

Written by MichaelJM on 13 Nov, 2005

Having decided to take our first trip to India, it was necessary to obtain our visas. Although it is possible to apply by post, several friends advised us it was best to attend in person at the embassy in Birmingham. Following this "good advice," we…Read More


Fish and Chip Shop

Written by BigTommy on 27 Sep, 2000

You can find these at any main street. There Balti and Fish and Chip restaurants. Wonderful food for very cheap prices. You will fall in love. I was bias towards Indian food until i went to England. …Read More


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