Visiting Birmingham for Christmas or New Year? Then why not hire a Ford Zefiro motorhome from Birmingham this November & December.

Take a look at some of the activities taking place for Christmas & New Year in the “Second City”, there is plenty to do for all the family!

Frankfurt Christmas Market & Craft Fair – 17 November – 29 December, Victoria Square, New Street & Centenary Square, 10am-9pm

Each winter Birmingham city centre comes alive with the arrival of the Frankfurt Christmas market, attracting visitors from across the city and the UK. The market has run for over 15 years and is the largest authentic German market outside Germany and Austria with over 180 stalls selling gifts, jewellery, decorations, handmade toys, delicious German fare and of course the ever popular Glühwein!
The market really is the centrepiece of the city’s Christmas events and this year for the first time, will run over the whole Christmas period; right through to 29 December.


Birmingham and the region have a spectacular range of shopping centres including The Mailbox, Grand Central, The Great Western arcade, Piccadilly Arcade, Burlington Arcade, Martineau Place, The Custard Factory and The Square. Whether you’re looking for head-turning chic or eye-catching value it’s all here.


The Bullring is one of the largest shopping centres in the UK welcoming over six million shoppers every year and is right in the heart of the city centre. There are over 160 of the most imaginative and desirable shops for you to explore including the iconic Selfridges department store. Once you’re all shopped out you can refuel in one of the Bullring’s 25 restaurants.

Christmas Events

Christmas at Cadbury World – Enjoy a day of chocolate filled festive fun at Cadbury World, including Santa in his exclusive stage show and Cinderella in pantomime

House of Fraser Grotto – Santa’s magical Christmas Grotto is at House of Fraser, Corporation Street from 1st

December to Christmas Eve

Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor – Meet Father Christmas in the Castle of Dreams, real life reindeer, live shows and much more

Dick Whittington – Birmingham’s Biggest Pantomime is at Birmingham Hippodrome from 19th December to 29th January

The Nutcracker – Brimming with festive energy Birmingham Royal Ballet are performing their production of The Nutcracker at Birmingham Hippodrome from 25th November to 13 December


Here are just a few ideas of places you can visit in Birmingham and the region:-

Cadbury World, Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Black Country Living Museum, British Motor Museum, National SEA LIFE Birmingham, Birmingham Science Museum, Rock Up Indoor Climbing Adventure Centre, BBC Birmingham Tours & Visitor Centre.

If you are looking to hire a motorhome then please call us on 01942 778899 or 01772 886888. We would be delighted to speak to you and arrange this for you.