The Old Workshop of the World

Britain’s ‘second city’, Birmingham was once known as ‘the workshop of the world’ – but in recent years it has cast aside its reputation for industry, and stepped into the spotlight as a thriving cultural destination.

Here, cafes and bars line a picturesque network of canals, while hordes of visitors splash out on the city’s vast shopping scene – arguably one of the best outside London. There’s an extremely lively night life here too, with the city’s iconic Broad Street just one of the popular areas to party long into the night.

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