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Destination guide

The majestic setting of Birmingham is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, entertainment and museums with a rental holiday home in Birmingham. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Birmingham Museum of Art, McWane Science Center and Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame are a few of the top cultural sights. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Birmingham

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Birmingham a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Highland Park Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Birmingham Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Altadena Valley Golf and Country Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • RTJ Golf Trail at Oxmoor Valley (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Moss Rock Preserve (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Birmingham

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Birmingham is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Tannehill Park (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Kelly Ingram Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Railroad Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Vulcan Park and Museum (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Red Mountain Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Birmingham

Fly into Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Birmingham Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Birmingham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 131 holiday lettings around Birmingham. From 50 houses to 39 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Birmingham?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Birmingham:

  • Central City: 18 holiday homes
  • Avondale: 31 holiday homes
  • Five Points South: 45 holiday homes
  • Redmont Park: 38 holiday homes
  • Forest Park: 32 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Birmingham?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Birmingham. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Birmingham Race Course: 146 holiday lettings
  • Birmingham Zoo: 151 holiday lettings
  • Railroad Park: 151 holiday lettings
  • Birmingham Station: 151 holiday lettings
  • Avondale Brewing Company: 151 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Birmingham listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Birmingham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 50 Houses in Birmingham. Our other popular types of Birmingham holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Birmingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 31 holiday homes with pool available in Birmingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.