BIRMINGHAM & WEST MIDLANDS is the ideal digital travel guide to central England. Written by a pro-author it explores key DESTINATIONS; suggests ITINERARIES; details dozens of SIGHTS and ACTIVITIES; and suggests great spots to EAT. All content (200+ points-of-interest/300+ pics) is original and independent; no recommendations are ads!
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***BIRMINGHAM & WEST MIDLANDS*** starts with essential TRIP-PLANNING information – with tips on ACCOMMODATION, FESTIVALS and TRANSPORT
A DESTINATIONS section then provides orientation to all the region’s key cities and counties of interest to visitors.
Next, a hand-crafted ITINERARIES section suggests an easy-to-follow route for first-timers to the region. BIRMINGHAM IN-A-DAY tours a dynamic city that’s busy reinventing itself while STRATFORD IN-2-DAYS is a must-do for any Shakespeare fan.
There’s a whole section on SHAKESPEARE in the next, INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES, section of the app. This is where you might dive straight in, if you have a specific interest. Featured are travelling with KIDS; the ARTS & CRAFTS movement; CASTLES, STATELY HOMES & GARDENS; WALKING & CYCLING and the TOLKIEN TRAIL. There’s also a thorough section on the region’s HISTORY including a section on INDUSTRIAL & VICTORIAN heritage and MUSEUMS, which will help you glimpse the region’s glory days.
Finally, the app details an incredibly useful selection – from the thousands of possible options – of RESTAURANTS, CAFES, PUBS and the like, including some of the best places for AFTERNOON TEA and the FARM SHOPS you shouldn’t miss. The latter also forms part of a SHOPS & SHOPPING to make sure you find the perfect souvenir of this engaging region.
Key before-you-go information, including:
• Electricity & Time Zone
• Information & Media
• Seasons, Festivals & Events
Meet the key cities & counties:
• Metropolitan West Midlands
ITINERARIES & TOURS
• Birmingham In-A-Day
• Scenic Drives
• Shakespeare’s Stratford In-2-Days
• Days Out From Broadway
INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Backgrounders and practical advice on:
• Arts & Crafts Movement
• Castles, Historic Homes & Gardens
• Kids & Families
• Museums of Industry
• Shakespearean Times
• Tolkien Trail
• Walking & Cycling
EAT, DRINK, SHOP & MORE
Where best to eat, drink, shop and more:
• Afternoon Tea
• Breweries, Distilleries & Vineyards
• Cafés & Bakeries
• Entertainment & Sports Venues
• Farm Shops & Delis
• Pubs, Bars & Country Inns
• Shops & Shopping
APP FEATURE: TECHNICAL
• One-click website LINKS.
• One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
• NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
• LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
• Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
• Save and share FAVOURITES.
• Easily CONTACT the author.
• AUTHOR: Alison Plummer is a travel/lifestyle writer, author and destination specialist with a passion for the environment, food and wine and a love of both beautiful countryside and the buzz of city life. She divides her time between the UK and Australia.
• ICON: Ian Livesey@flickr
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- 107.1 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- © 2021 Alison Plummer
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