Birmingham is a young and innovative city that beams positivity. This famous city gained its reputation as the first manufacturing city in the world in 1791. Today, Birmingham is known as “the city of a thousand trades”, due to its large variety of companies. With more than 16,000 start-up companies registered in the city in 2013, it easy to see why this city is one of the biggest entrepreneurial hubs in Europe.
Birmingham has more than just businesses to boast about, it also hosts a wide range of popular annual events and conferences. The annual Frankfurt Christmas Market is UK’s largest outdoor Christmas market and the biggest outside Germany and Austria. It is visited by over five million visitors a year. Birmingham also hosts the third largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the world. The city is also a top UK conference destination. The National Exhibition Centre, with its four venues, attracts more than 4 million visitors every year.
There is no shortage of nature in Birmingham. The city has more canals than Venice and more Trees than Paris, which makes the city a mixed bag of modern urban skylines and nature.
If you a fancy some food or a drink after a long day at work, you are sure to find something in the city’s Centre. There are four Michelin-starred restaurants in Birmingham, which is more than in any other city in England, outside of London.
Birmingham is brilliant for busses and metro. There are convenient transport links to all popular destinations, such as the first Cadbury shop in Bull Street and the new Library of Birmingham, which is the largest public library in the UK. There are trains running regularly to London and Manchester. Each destination can be reached with in approximately one hour and 30 minutes.
Our fully serviced apartments are conveniently located in the heart of Birmingham. Book today and make the most of your stay.