Local Attractions

No matter what brings you to Birmingham, we are centrally located and within close distance to most of the city’s corporate and tourist destinations. Known for being one of the UK’s biggest corporate hubs and filled with an abundance of history and culture, Birmingham is the ideal spot for both corporate and leisure guests alike.

We are located just a 5-minute walk from Birmingham’s central train station; Birmingham New Street, perfect for guests travelling into the city from across the UK. Birmingham Airport is also, easily accessible with frequent and convenient train links from Birmingham New Street Station, ideal for international guests. 

Arena Birmingham 

Just a 10-minute walk from Crowne Plaza Birmingham, Arena Birmingham presents hundreds of national and international music, comedy and sporting events each year.

Accommodating just under 16,000 people per event, Arena Birmingham is the city’s largest indoor arena. 

Arena Birmingham 

Bullring and Grand Central 

Famous for its fantastic selection of shops and restaurants, Bullring and Grand Central is Birmingham’s largest shopping complex and is only a 5-minute walk from Crowne Plaza, Birmingham City Centre.

Home to over 200 designer and high street stores and a whole host of excellent cafes and restaurants, Bullring and Grand Central should be on your to-do list if you’re visiting Birmingham on leisure and are ready to ‘shop ‘til you drop’.

 

Bullring and Grand Central

Mailbox Birmingham 

Mailbox Birmingham is the city’s most upmarket shopping and office development. Not only does Mailbox serve as a base for BBC Birmingham but it is also home to one of the UK’s seven Harvey Nicholas stores.

Mailbox Birmingham’s carpark is just a 3-minute walk from Crowne Plaza Birmingham, where guests can park at a rate of £21 per 24 hours, with a 15% discount. 

 

Mailbox Birmingham 

Jewellery Quarter 

Jewellery Quarter is Birmingham’s industry hub, located under a 20-minute walk from Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre. Home to over 100 retailers, diamond dealers and Museum of Jewellery Quarter, with a workshop for visitors.

Made up of classical Georgian buildings, the Jewellery Quarter is bursting with trendy bars and restaurants, indie stores and art galleries. Visitors can also find St. Pauls Church in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

 

Jewellery Quarter 

Villa Park

The home of Aston Villa Football Club, Villa Park is located within 25 minutes from Crowne Plaza, Birmingham City Centre, with frequent train links from Birmingham New Street Station and bus services from Livery Street.

Easy access to the stadium means guests can enjoy everything which Birmingham City Centre has to offer while still staying nearby Aston Villa match grounds.

Villa Park

Cadbury World

Perhaps Birmingham’s ‘sweetest’ tourist attraction, Cadbury World is just 20 minutes from Birmingham City Centre by car, with frequent train links to Bournville from Birmingham New Street.

Opening back in 1990, Cadbury World has been welcoming hundreds of thousands of visitors to enjoy their self-guided exhibition tour and of course sample some chocolate goodness!

 

Cadbury World

Birmingham International Convention Centre (ICC)

We are located just a 5-minute walk from Birmingham’s International Convention Centre. Birmingham ICC is home to most large-scale events taking place in the city.

Hosting hundreds of conferences, exhibitions, sporting events and entertainment events each year, Crowne Plaza Birmingham is the ideal hotel choice for both corporate and leisure guests.

 

Birmingham International Convention Centre (ICC)

Sea Life Birmingham

Visit over 60 displays of freshwater and marine sea life at The National Sea Life Centre, Birmingham.

Located within a 10-minute walk from us, Sea Life Aquarium is the perfect tourist destination for families visiting Birmingham.