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West Midlands is the centre of shopping, fashion and art. From churches to jewellers, the region has a lot to explore and enjoy. If you plan to take a trip as a family, make use of a travel guide to get inspired ideas for touring with kids, teenagers and young adults. Here, nightlife is filled with comedy clubs, bars, theatres, and is generally the place to party.
For the football lovers, this is the place to be, as it is a home of numerous sports teams including Aston Villa, Coventry City, West Bromwich Albion, Birmingham City among others. When it comes to shopping, there are plenty of boutiques that are stocked with thousands of brands to choose from. Before travelling to west midlands, find out about the shopping centres available and the historic markets that would support your budget. One of the highlights is a visit to Warwick Castle.
West Midland is metropolitan and is the second largest county (region) in England. With the high number of people accessing the region, there are different available means of transport, including:
• Bus– Today, west midlands connects more people with new places than ever before, especially with the recent introduction of eco-efficient buses. The bus network is integrated with tram and train travel in various parts of the region, making travellers’ journey seamless.
• Train– The region has one of the most integrated rail networks in England. Whichever part of the region you wish to tour, there is always a great connection available. With the rail network, it is easy to access Manchester, London, Wales, Scotland and the Birmingham airport.
• Tram– With trams, your travel becomes faster, reliable and integrated with other means of transport around West Midlands. During the day, trams run every 6 to 8 minutes. It is the perfect means for getting to Bromwich, the jewellery quarter, Hawthorns, Bilston, and Wednesbury since it runs from Wolverhampton to Birmingham.
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