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5 Holiday Homes for the Great Birmingham Run, UK

When attending the Great Birmingham Run you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best


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If you’re heading to Birmingham in October for the Great Birmingham Run, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.

Where to reside near the Great Birmingham Run

Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes in our Birmingham collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.

Jewellery Box

Jewellery Box, Plum Guide home in West Midlands

Jewellery Box, Plum Guide home in West Midlands

Click to book Jewellery Box now: from £180 per night An ode to its past, this converted warehouse near the heart of Birmingham's trendy Jewellery Quarter rocked the industrial look long before it was fashionable. Set over three floors, bare brick walls, high ceilings, incredible windows and chesterfield sofas make a real statement. The home comes with all the modern comforts you need for a relaxing stay, with everything from a big wall-mounted TV and bookshelves, to comfy beds and houseplants. The sleek white kitchen comes with high spec appliances so you can dish up a delicious dinner if you’re spending the evening in. Though it's worth mentioning you’ll be within walking distance of Sherborne Wharf, lined with high-end restaurants and fabulous bars. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Tall In The Saddle

Tall In The Saddle, Plum Guide home in Cheltenham, UK

Tall In The Saddle, Plum Guide home in Cheltenham, UK

Click to book Tall In The Saddle now: from £200 per night Surrounded by the Cotswolds' rolling hills and wildflower fields, this peaceful home in Moreton in Marsh is the perfect country retreat. The panelled wood exterior gives way to a bright and comfortable living space, with a slanted roof and postcard windows giving it the feeling of a secluded log cabin. Wake up in the elegantly simple bedrooms before fixing up a hearty breakfast. Then lace up your walking boots for a ramble along the surrounding nature trails that are brimming with birds, herds of deer and wild orchids in the nearby woodlands. After a day of walking, riding or exploring the market town of Stow-on-the-Wold – five minutes away by car – come back home for a barbecue on the front patio as you watch the sunset turn the meadows a dazzling shade of gold. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Old Fox Cottage

Old Fox Cottage, Plum Guide home in England, UK

Old Fox Cottage, Plum Guide home in England, UK

Click to book Old Fox Cottage now: from £200 per night Located a stone's throw from the famous Fleece Inn, this delightful cottage is the definitive answer to that longing we get when driving past all those charming thatched roofs in the Cotswolds. Experience what it's like to sleep in a living arrangement that's just like the old days. The hosts have worked tirelessly to deliver symbiotic interiors that feel both modern and historically charming at once; the greatest example of which being the upstairs bedrooms. Both of these are tucked under beams and eaves but still maintain an atmosphere of luxury through high-quality bedding and furniture. Start your day by enjoying your breakfast in the bright conservatory, then go on a trip to the nearby villages. If cooking during your country break is not on the cards, the Fleece Inn is steps away and serves traditional English favourites. Then return home to enjoy a quiet night in by the TV or watch the sun go down from the cushioned window seat. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

The Tudor Crest

The Tudor Crest, Plum Guide home in Shropshire

The Tudor Crest, Plum Guide home in Shropshire

Click to book The Tudor Crest now: from £904 per night This breathtaking Hall is fit for fairytale royalty. Nestled deep in the English countryside with surrounding shared and private gardens, this is the place to escape to when you seek real peace and tranquility. The perfect home for large gatherings with friends or family, you'll love sitting together in the sublime Tudor living spaces. If you can bear to leave your palace and its grounds, be sure to head to the nearby market towns of Much Wenlock and Bridgnorth - full of history and local food and drink. You'll also be next to an official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Head to Shropshire Hills for unparalleled views and hikes, and return to this rustic, regal fantasy of a home for unforgettable evenings with your group. Sleeps up to 12 | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Boiling Kettle

Boiling Kettle, Plum Guide home in Ashbourne

Boiling Kettle, Plum Guide home in Ashbourne

Click to book Boiling Kettle now: from £150 per night With a sloping garden overlooking the rolling hills of the Peak District, this home is ideal for those craving a quiet countryside retreat. This characterful cottage has a smart redbrick exterior with charming climbing roses creeping around the railings and windowsill. Quintessentially British, this home retains its old-world character, with charmingly uneven wooden floors and original oak beams. Its interiors are elegant, combining Scandinavian minimalism with countryside chic. Heat up the kettle on the hob, or just celebrate life with a glass of bubbly served the drinks trolley. The sitting room and kitchen overlook the picturesque Alsop Dale, so there’s plenty of opportunities to take in some fresh country air. Walk a scenic route starting from your front door or just dine alfresco in your spacious garden. If you want to pick up some fine cheese, meats or wine for lunch, head to the charming nearby market town Ashbourne The sitting room and kitchen overlook the picturesque Alsop Dale, where we can recommend Bramhalls' Deli. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

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