Catch historic sporting action in Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands

2015 is a huge year for sport in Birmingham. From Rugby World Cup games to the classic Ashes contest this is the city for sports fans.

A summer filled with world class sporting action across all disciplines can be enjoyed from the Aegon Classic Tennis at the Priory Club to the British Athletics Championships in June. Keeping fingers crossed for a dry summer, the Ashes return to the Edgbaston Stadium in August followed by the Birmingham Grand Prix athletics event, featuring stars from the Olympics and Para-Olympics. Make sure to check out the list of sporting events and make a weekend of it.

From September, the Rugby World Cup kicks off. Even if you don’t have tickets for the games, enjoy the atmosphere in the fan-zones and the city.

Birmingham is not only a great place to watch live sports, but also to play. The Belfry boasts 2 stunning Championship courses - The Brabazon and the PGA National. Sculpted from 550 acres of lush North Warwickshire countryside, they have provided some of the most dramatic moments in the history of golf. Why not finish off your sporting break with a meal in the Ryder Grill, The Belfry’s perfect dining moment. An elegant restaurant, with stunning views of the golf course.

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