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Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

Places of Interest


The site of Cadbury's headquarters (and now, Cadbury World), and the famous garden village set up by George Cadbury, Bournville is a fascinating and historic place to visit. Find out more about the history of Bournville.

Canal Network

It is often said that Birmingham has more canals than Venice. In fact, there are five major, and many minor, canals within the city boundaries, and many great canalside walks. Find out more about the history of Birmingham's canal network.


Digbeth was almost certainly the site of Birmingham's birth during the 7th Century A.D., and is today a successful industrial centre. Read about Digbeth's past, and Digbeth Discovery Trails.

Jewellery Quarter

A unique area with Conservation Area status, Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter still makes an estimated 40% of UK jewellery. Dating back over 250 years it contains Birmingham's last remaining Georgian Square and is being sensitively regenerated with the support of the Birmingham City Council funded Jewellery Quarter Regeneration Partnership.

Everything in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, the history, the heritage, the artistry of jewellery manufacturing makes this area unique. Find out about the Quarter and its regeneration.

Victoria Square

Victoria Square is located in the heart of the city, and is the site of the Council House, Town Hall, the "Floozie in the Jacuzzi" and much more. Find out more about Victoria Square.

International Convention Centre

You might also be interested to read about some of Birmingham's historic buildings.