A Sporting Weekend

Birmingham is a renowned venue for competitive sport; if you enjoy the thrill of live sporting action then Birmingham is the place to come!

Day One – A unique sporting event

Birmingham regularly plays host to major sporting events, from international athletics to test cricket; the Horse of the Year Show to world trampolining; Aegon Classic tennis to Ryder Cup golf and speedway to Premiership and Championship football. Check out our listing of sporting events and plan your sporting day.

Day Two – Follow in the footsteps of the masters at The Belfry 

Morning/Afternoon: 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 provoked some of the most dramatic moments in the history of golf. You can also sign up for world-class golf tuition at England’s only PGA branded Academy, a centre of excellence for golf.

Evening: Ryder Grill at The Belfry: 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; it’s a treat for all of the senses - with great food and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

 

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