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Explore in and around University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham's campus, just 20 minutes on the train from the bustling heart of England's second city, is located in the delightful suburb of Edgbaston. Start your dat at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, which houses a small, but excellent, gallery containing important painting and sculpture. For foodies, the area is home to Turners and Simpsons, both critically fine dining restaurants - perfect for a graduation celebration. Bristol Road is Edgbaston's nightlife hub, home to a string of bars popular with University of Birmingham students.

Think big in Birmingham

From the fine collection of Pre-Raphaelite art at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to the sprawling Bullring shopping, Birmingham has everything for a big day out. Explore the quirky and creative Jewellery Quarter, or head the Custard Factory in Digbeth, Birmingham's answer to London's Shoreditch, for the city's best independent shopping. Don't miss the Secret Garden, on the seventh floor of the Library of Birmingham, for stunning views.

Indulge your sweet tooth at Cadbury World

Kids big and small will love Cadbury World, just a 15 minute drive from Univerity of Birmingham's Edgbaston campus. Learn about all about the history, manufacturing and advertising of the world's favourite treat. Then immerse yourself in a 4D Chocolate Adventure, where you can dive into a bowl of Cadbury milk, ride the Crunchie rollercoaster and fly a Creme Egg airship.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Univerity of Birmingham? Travelodge Birmingham Central Broadway Plaza Hotel is only a 10 minute drive, or Travelodge Birmingham Central Moor Street Hotel is perfect for exploring the city centre.