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Nestled in the West Midlands region of England you’ll find Birmingham, the most populated city outside of London. It’s a diverse, multicultural city with a variety of cultures and faiths.
With its vibrant mix of culture and food heritage, this area is very popular for retirees and there are a lot of retirement properties in Birmingham to choose from. Read on to find out more about the area, or skip to the bottom of the page to browse properties currently on the market.
Birmingham is a wonderful place to retire to with plenty to keep you busy. There are historic sites and places of interest such as the National Trust’s Back to Back houses and the National Sea Life Centre. It also has more parks than any other European city – over 571 in total - enabling you to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and take a peaceful stroll to enjoy the fresh air and green open spaces.
The city is well known for being the home of Cadbury chocolate at Cadbury World. In addition, it’s the only English city outside of London to have five Michelin starred restaurants – so wherever you live in the city, you’re never too far away from fine food!
There are many lunch clubs and social groups for older people to join in Birmingham. The Royal Voluntary Service runs regular lunch clubs and has community centres dotted around the city. Furthermore, Age UK Birmingham run a variety of activities such as: Tai Chi, tea dance and a book club. They also provide services such as a nail care service, Day Centres and they provide information and advice to those who need it.
It’s easy to get around Birmingham whether by rail, metro, bike, canal or bus. Many of the buses have low floors for easy access and for people in wheelchairs. The council has a specific page on their website called ‘Accessible Birmingham’ which is dedicated to people with limited mobility -helping those to plan their journey around the city.