In the 'burbs in Pelham

This small area of Hodge Hill, to the east of Birmingham city centre, describes the neighbourhood around Pelham Road and Alum Rock where the former Pelham Arms pub used to be a popular landmark. You’ll find a number of Asian fashion shops dotted around this part of the city.

It’s close to the M6 motorway, so conveniently located for those travelling by car.

Never a dull moment at StarCity

A two-mile drive from Pelham, this huge leisure complex has all your entertainment needs in one place. There’s so much here you probably won’t know where to start. It has a whopping 25-screen cinema where you can sit back to enjoy the latest Hollywood or Bollywood movie.

Practise your footie skills at the Goals Soccer Centre or swing away on the adventure island mini golf. There’s also a bowling alley, gaming station and laser arena.

Seek out bargains at The Fort

You'll find plenty of big-name stores to tempt you at The Fort Shopping Park. It’s got Debenhams, H&M, Game, New Look, Primark and Schuh to name but a few. There’s also a soft play centre, and several places to eat including Nando’s and Harvester. Parking is free, so if you want to avoid charges in Birmingham city centre, this is a good place to go.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Pelham? Both Travelodge Birmingham Fort Dunlop Hotel and Travelodge Birmingham Yardley Hotel are a short drive away.