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You're going to love Birmingham

The industrial metropolis of Birmingham is England’s second-largest city. It's recently undergone a transformation, securing itself a reputation as a vibrant cultural and cosmopolitan hub.

Birmingham is great for shopping, galleries, and museums.

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Getting to Birmingham

Birmingham has an international airport just twenty minutes from the centre. You can also catch a direct train from London, which will take an hour and a half.

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Staying in Birmingham

For bars and restaurants, stay in the Jewellery Quarter where you’ll also find St Paul’s Church, as well as traditional pubs and live-music venues. For galleries and independent shops, try Digbeth.

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