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Woodbrooke

1046 Bristol Road
Birmingham B29 6LJ
United Kingdom

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Local Attractions

Our location in Selly Oak, only a few minutes by train to Birmingham city centre, makes us an ideal base to explore the many nearby attractions. From historical houses to modern shopping complexes, Birmingham and the West Midlands have fun and interesting places suitable for those of all ages. Birmingham is well-served by a diverse range of restaurants that are easy to reach in nearby Selly Oak, Harborne or Birmingham city centre. There are also a number of pubs and bars within a half-hour walk. More details are provided in your arrival information.

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Within walking distance...

Cadbury WorldCadbury World - Only minutes away from Woodbrooke, visit the world famous chocolate factory. Created by Woodbrooke's previous owner George Cadbury, Cadbury World is a fun and educational attraction dedicated to the story of Cadbury and chocolate.

Selly Manor - Discover about the Tudors, local history and Bournville at this nearby manor house.

Bournville Village - a piece of rural Britain in the heart of a city, complete with village green, shops and a war memorial.

A short bus ride away...

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts - Only minutes away from Woodbrooke, the gallery's feature works from the 13th to the 20th century, including Old Master and Impressionist collections.

National Sea Life Centre - Located in Birmingham city centre, the National Sea Life Centre provides an opportunity for visitors to view sealife from all around the world. It contains the world's first 360 degree underwater walk-through tunnel.

The Bullring - Modern shopping centre which opened in 2003 and is one of the largest in the UK.

The Town Hall and Symphony Hall  - Discover great classical music at the Heart of Birmingham. 

A little further afield...

Anne Hathaway's Cottage in StratfordDrayton Manor Theme Park - Set in 280 acres with some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around.

Twycross Zoo - situated 30 miles from Woodbrooke, Twycross Zoo is dedicated to preserving threatened species.

The Black Country Living Museum - Travel back in time and visit historic buildings which have been moved and authentically rebuilt at the Museum from all around the Black Country.

Warwick Castle - A mediaeval experience for all the family located 25 miles from Woodbrooke.

Stratford Upon Avon - The Birthplace of William Shakespeare is easily accessable from Woodbrooke by public transport.

The rest of the UK...

Lake DistrictFor international visitors, Woodbrooke is centrally located in England which makes visiting the beautiful countryside such as the Lake District (right) and other cities such as York and London very convenient. Birmingham New Street station is a major hub of the British railway system and from there visitors can travel easily around the rest of the UK.