Birmingham is a vibrant, modern city that is popular with both tourists and locals for its shopping scene and notorious nightlife. The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham is a great day out for every visitor and boasts thousands of exhibitions. Across the Birmingham Canal from this centre stands the Barclaycard Arena and Symphony Hall. For an alternative activity visit Twisted Attractions, here you can take part in one of many scary games, including Hellfest 2015 and "Panic!", a live action horror escape game. The University of Birmingham is just on the other side of the Bullring Shopping Centre and is home to the Thinktank Science Museum. In terms of travel, the closest bus stop is just 5 minutes away from the apartments and Birmingham New Street train station is a mere 10 minute walk away. If arriving by plane, the apartments are 30 minutes away from Birmingham Airport by train and also by car. If you decide to voyage out of Birmingham or are arriving from another location in the UK, the M5 is a short 20 minutes away from the apartments.