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Best known for its bustling, culture-rich cities, this compelling county has much to offer nature lovers too 

The West Midlands county lies in the West Midlands region of central England. It’s home to some populous, vibrant and multicultural – and cultural - hubs, like Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry, ideal for fine-dining, world class arts, nightlife and shopping. But there are plenty of open green spaces too, as well as historic small towns and villages like Bournville, Alvechurch and Earlswood, for those who prefer a more tranquil pace of life.


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Birmingham is the beating heart of the West Midlands. This vibrant city is perfect for shopping, whether you favour the buzz of the Bull Ring or the historic Jewellery Quarter; history – from the fascinating Coffin Works to the National Motorcycle Museum and arts, from the contemporary Custard Factory to the grandeur of the Symphony Hall. What’s more Birmingham boasts ten Michelin starred restaurants as well as the famous Balti Triangle. What a feast! Wolverhampton is packed with history from the National Trust Wightwick Manor and Gardens to the renowned Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, while Coventry was the 2021 City of Culture – the Music Museum celebrating 2 Tone and more is well worth a tour. For those seeking out beautiful green spaces, there are plenty of options in the West Midlands from Moseley Park and Pool to Sutton Park National Nature Reserve.

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