Birmingham

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Taking care of the places that matter to Birmingham people. Places which have shaped the way we live, work and play in and around the city.

Places to visit

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Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

More than 100 gardens and parks and hundreds of coast and countryside places are open in England and Northern Ireland. Many historic houses are open in England. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. In line with Welsh Government legislation, all places in Wales will close from 24 October to 9 November. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

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The National Trust and Birmingham 

The Trust plays an increasing role in helping to take care of Birmingham's heritage and green spaces.

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Birmingham Back to Backs

Carefully restored, atmospheric 19th-century courtyard of working people's houses

Working in Partnership

Working with the local community

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Clent Hills

A stunning countryside haven in the heart of the busy Midlands

Early Morning Light at Hanbury Hall

What's on around Birmingham 

Whatever the weather there's always lots to do at the special places in our care.

Visit Midlands

Situated in the heart of England, the Midlands offers a huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore.