Birmingham is often referred to as the UK’s second city, being the second largest city, urban area and metropolitan area in both England and in the United Kingdom.
It is located in the West Midlands region of England, and its relatively central location means there are plenty of beautiful, fun and interesting places to check out just a stone’s throw away.
First on the list of day trips from Birmingham is the large town of Telford, found in Shropshire. It’s around 28 miles from Birmingham and was named after engineer Thomas Telford in 1968.
This market town in Warwickshire is found on the River Avon and is a popular attraction due to its association with William Shakespeare who was born and buried in the town.