Birmingham has always been a popular destination for holidaymakers and business associates alike, as its prime location within the UK means that it is easily accessible and widely recognised.
However, now Birmingham has gone one step further: according to the latest news, Birmingham is now one of the top visitor destinations in the whole of the UK and is being named as THE place to visit.
A study of over 8,000 respondents revealed that over three quarters of respondents planned to visit Birmingham for the day, for an overnight stay or as part of a longer holiday. The study also showed that of those who visited, the more recent their visit, the more positive the tourists were. Birmingham’s reputation as a tourist destination has increased by 32% over the least 5 years.
Birmingham offers a lot to a wide variety of people. The City centre is bursting with shops, activities and events, the Bullring is one of the most visited shopping centres in the UK, and the city also has a range of luxury hotels, restaurants and bars for guests to visit.
There is also a lot of art and culture to explore in Birmingam, from the Town Hall to concert venues and intimate gigs – Birmingham has a buzzing music scene. Theatre and Cinema should also be on your to do list when visiting Birmingham – such as the Alexandra Theatre or the oldest working cinema in the UK, The Electric Cinema.
Cadbury World should be a visit you fit in when visiting Birmingham. You get to hear about the full story behind Cadbury and taste a lot of treats along the way!
This makes Birmingham a top destination for couples, families and friends who want a variety of activities to indulge in for a weekend, a week or even longer.
Our own bar, Alvar, Aalto restaurant, conference rooms and stylish event venue for weddings, birthdays and more make Hotel La Tour a great location to stay in when visiting Birmingham. The bedrooms are comfortable and elegant, allowing you to kick back after your busy day around the city, whatever you decide to do.
The hotel is situated on Albert Street in Birmingham, making it a great base for you to explore the city, and you won’t be short of things to do in this top visitor destination!