Campsites near Birmingham
There are a variety of campsites near Birmingham in easy driving distance of the city and surrounded by the stunning local countryside. The Chapel Lane Caravan Club site is conveniently located near the M1, M6 and M42 and offers easy access to Birmingham while still being located in a peaceful rural area. Just a 30 minute drive to Birmingham, Somers Wood Caravan Park is an adults only site located in the Forest of Arden. It is the perfect location for walks, fishing and relaxing in nature. A bit further away is family friendly Mousley House Farm in the rolling Warwickshire Hills surrounded by pretty walks. Warwick and its ancient castle are just around the corner and the historical Stratford-upon-Avon a short 12 mile drive. With so many different options, you are sure to find the perfect location for your next adventure!
Things to do in Birmingham
You will certainly not be bored during your stay, as there so many things to do in Birmingham! The canal area is not to be missed with its Peaky Blinders-esque cobbled streets, low bridges and rich variety of bars and restaurants. The Cadburys factory has been based in the city since 1824 and offers amazing chocolate adventures through its factory tours! A family favourite, visitors on the tour have the chance to try liquid Dairy Milk, ride the Crunchy rollercoaster and experience 4D cinema, complete with moving seats. Not to be missed, the National Sea Life Centre transports you under to the depths of the sea with a glass tunnel through a one million liter tank. Gaze in wonder at the green sea turtles, hammerhead sharks and tropical fish as you make your day through the depths. A short drive from Birmingham brings you to the charming medieval town of Warwick with its substantial castle offering fascinating tours of its rich history. If you are looking for an adventure in the great outdoors, then why not take your rental home on wheels to Go Ape at Cannock Chase and the Wyre Forest for treetop challenges!
Events in Birmingham
There is a packed calendar of events in Birmingham, whether you are looking for a jazz festival or a foodie experience or want to travel a bit further afield, the city has you covered. For jazz fans the Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell Jazz Festival is a must see, with 234 performances over 10 days from 351 musicians! With a variety of different types of jazz and musicians from around the world, you are sure to find your beat. If you are looking for craft beers and ciders then look no further than the Taps festival, which will showcase 175 independent brewers, alongside live music, entertainment and street food from Digberth Dining Club. For a bit of fun why not head over to Warwick castle for one of the regular medieval banqueting experiences where you transported into the past in the atmospheric surroundings of the ancient halls.