Birmingham + The Midlands

Tips and Articles in Birmingham + The Midlands

When my husband, George, and I decided to take a holiday house at Berrington Hall, a Neoclassical mansion in England’s West Midlands owned by the National Trust, we blithely ignored a warning note that appeared on the trust’s website. About our...
How did a sleepy Shropshire town like Ludlow (population 10,000) come to have three Michelin-starred restaurants—the highest concentration in Britain outside of London?To be sure, the place has all the traditional charms of an English country vill...
Canny antiques hunters on the prowl in London know that they'll find better bargains at the street vendors' than in the shops. Cannier ones bypass the central London markets (Portobello, Camden Passage) in favor of a dawn raid at Bermondsey, acros...