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Birmingham has plenty to offer sport fans. Whether you’re keen to compete or only interested in spectating, you’ll find something to cheer about in Birmingham. Covering everything from trampolining to tennis, check out our list of the best sporting venues in town.


In 1886 3,000 people arrived for the first Warwickshire county cricket match at Edgbaston. Over 100 years of cricket later and the stadium is even bigger and better. If you’re visiting in the summer, make sure you see the Bears in action. With the traditional format or the faster paced t20 to choose from, you’ll find your match at Edgbaston.

Villa Park, home of Aston Villa

Home to Aston Villa Football Club since 1897, Villa Park hosts 43,000 cheering fans every match day. Whether you’re in the stands or a box, the amazing atmosphere and friendly crowd means a Villa game is fun for all the family. Want to see behind the scenes? Take a stadium tour and explore the pitch, changing rooms and manager’s bench close up.

Looking for a hotel in Birmingham?

Whether you want to stay in the city centre, leafy suburbs or beautiful surrounding countryside, we have lots of Premier Inn hotels in Birmingham to choose from. Whether you're in Birmingham for business, or pleasure, you'll also find hotels next to travel hubs like Birmingham Airport and New Street Station, as well as conference venues the NEC, Barclaycard Arena and The Bullring for retail therapy.