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Getting to Solihull is easy as the town is well connected via road, train and is just a few miles away from Birmingham Airport.
Solihull has several hotels ranging from budget to top-end, and a number of bed and breakfasts to choose from. It is an ideal place to stay for the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham Airport or just to visit Solihull itself.
Solihull has a vibrant arts culture with its epicentre at the Solihull Arts Complex, which houses a theatre, galleries and cafe. There is also a multi screen cinema at the Touchwood Shopping Centre and the LG Arena and National Exhibition Centre are just a few miles away. Birmingham with is many venues and attractions is just minutes away by train.
Despite its proximity to Birmingham and being part of the West Midlands conurbation, Solihull is almost 80% open space. There are a variety of parks, gardens and wildlife areas and Solihull has won several Britain in Bloom awards. Brueton Park is a wildlife area in the centre of Solihull that is perfect for a picnic. Elmdon Park, nearby, is a larger country park, with beautiful scenery and a lake.
Solihull's location has made it ideal for business, prompting many international companies to use Solihull as their UK base. Solihull has attracted all types of businesses including the IT, environmental and medical industries, and there are a number of business parks.
Solihull has very good shopping facilities with a good range of independent shops such as at Shirley High Street, and some major shopping centres and arcades including the Touchwood Shopping Centre in the town centre, the Mell Square Shopping Centre and the Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre retail park.