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Top 5 Places to Visit in the West Midlands This Bank Holiday

Updated: Oct 13, 2023

Bank holidays provide a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and

what better way to spend it than by exploring the scenic and culturally rich West Midlands? As a Birmingham based brand we believe our county is the best place to spend this long weekend! Whether you're a history buff, nature lover, or just looking for a good time, the West Midlands offers an array of activities to fit any budget. Here are our top 5 places to visit! Plus we've extended our offer! Get 20% off all orders of trimmers with code: GET20 until Tuesday 29th August!

1. Stratford-upon-Avon: A Literary Pilgrimage

The birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is a mecca for literature enthusiasts. Wander through the quaint Tudor streets, visit Anne Hathaway’s cottage, and perhaps even take in a play at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The town offers a range of inexpensive pubs and cafés, so you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy some local fare.

2. Birmingham: The Heart of Industrial England

For those who enjoy city life, Birmingham is an exciting destination with a rich industrial history. Visit the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to see the Staffordshire Hoard and other historic artifacts, or take a stroll around the Jewellery Quarter, famous for its artisan craftsmanship. The canal-side bars and restaurants provide affordable yet tasty options for dinner.

3. The Lickey Hills: Nature Close to the City

Just a short drive from Birmingham, the Lickey Hills offer a quick escape into nature. With plenty of walking trails, it’s a great place for a day hike. The area offers stunning panoramic views, and if you're lucky, you might spot some local wildlife.

4. Warwick Castle: Step Back in Time

Warwick Castle is a stunning medieval castle developed from an original built by William the Conqueror in 1068. The castle is well-preserved and offers an array of activities including falconry shows, archery, and more. Though entry tickets can be a bit pricey, the experience is well worth it.

5. Coventry: A City Reborn

With its fascinating mix of old and new, Coventry is worth a visit. The Coventry Cathedral, which was bombed during WWII and later rebuilt, stands as a testament to resilience and hope. The Transport Museum showcases the city's history as a center of British car and bicycle manufacturing. In the spirit of the Bank Holiday, we're extending a special 20% off promotion until the 29th of August! Whether you're planning a getaway or a staycation, looking your best shouldn't break the bank. Use the code GET20 at checkout to receive 20% off on all our trimmers — perfect for men, women, and even your furry friends! Don't miss out; your next grooming experience awaits at an unbeatable price. CLICK HERE TO SHOP NOW!

See you next time,

The BarberBoss Team



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