Experience all the pomp and pageantry of the magnificent Birmingham Tattoo and the excitement of a big city preparing for Christmas! We stay at the centrally located Hampton by Hilton Hotel ideally placed for shopping, sightseeing and the Tattoo.
BIRMIGHAM TATTOO – experience the pomp and pageantry at Britain’s biggest indoor tattoo. With over 1,000 international world-class performers the tattoo brings together; marching bands, massed pipes and drums, exciting field gun racing, impressive dog displays and much more. This three hour spectacle culminates in a magnificent Grand Finale with all the performers coming together.
BIRMINGHAM, once famous for being a ‘city of a thousand trades’! Discover magnificent architecture both old and new and a fascinating history. Look out for the fountain in Victoria Square known locally as the ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ – tne of the largest fountains in Europe, The Iron Man statue which represents the cities manufacturing heritage and not forgetting the stunning Library of Birmingham with its golden facade. The city is also well known for its many shopping opportunities which includes The Bullring.
Another attraction is BIRMINGHAM’S FRANKFURT CHRISTMAS MARKET and neighbouring CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET. Its the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria and with over 120 stalls there is something for everyone, from traditional gifts and tempting food and drink.
Please note – once you have been dropped at the hotel the coach will only return on Sunday afternoon. All attractions including the Tattoo are within a 15 minute walk from the hotel.