The Briar Rose Hotel

25 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, B2 5RE, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $86.00
 

Travel Blogs from Birmingham

What are we doing?

A travel blog entry by mblinko

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As of today, not much much other than the usual. I have a new client, Halfords, so that's why I'm in Birmingham travelling home each weekend. However, the plan is that from around May next year, we go off driving around the European land mass visiting hot countries when it's cooler there and colder countries when it's hotter. We are spending the next few months planning so there's not much detail to be seen here yet. Watch this ...

Flattest but longest day!

A travel blog entry by ashbysontour

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Charles: Well the big hills day is now behind us, thank goodness for that, as my legs are absolutely shattered. Nice rolling hills today with lots of flat smooth roads, although Graham does insist on taking us up some real rough old roads if we're having it too easy. No punctures or breakdowns today so our average speed increased to 15 mph. My tip from Graham today is "don't just eat one snack bar when you can have two" ...

A Message to You

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... everybody else in the 'room’, I just don’t care. Julie wandered off to get a refill of cider during the set which is a shame because at the end there was a change of emphasis, the interaction with the crowd got much better (in his introduction to their excellent cover of “Sea Cruise” the singer managed to be funny and finishing of with The Specials’ “You’re Wondering Now” was inspired and got almost everybody back on side and ...

B'dum B'dum

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... the movement. I saw Magazine, a group formed by one of their former members a couple of times and I think that a couple of band members were are a party I went to in the late 1970s in Manchester but I’d never seen them live before. They were excellent. Peter Shelley and Steve Diggle remain from their heyday. They performed almost all the songs that I remember from nearly 40 years ago finishing off with their biggest hit, “Ever Fallen in Love ...

Tori Amos

A travel blog entry by vegi_table

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... We actually arrived in the pouring rain and saw them at work first hand. They reminded us of the cute little streams in Freiburg in Germany (but they're not full of water all the time in B'ham, just when it rains).

It was nice to stay in a bit of a fancy hotel, the Novotel which was very handy to everything and especially the Symphony where Tori played! We didn't have a lot of time to look around, just wandered up ...

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This hotel, located in the Ladywood area of Birmingham, is near Birmingham Town Hall and Council House, Iron Man, Birmingham Pub Bombings Memorial, and Crimean War Memorial.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent