Calthorpe Estates is home to Edgbaston First, which boasts a wealth of arts, sports, leisure and cultural attractions. Within the Estate there are an array of international sport, leisure, arts and cultural attractions which attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. To find out more, click any of the dark green bold text and it will take you through to find out more.
Across the Estate you can watch world-class crickets players in action at Edgbaston Stadium or the see the pre-Wimbledon Nature Valley Classic Birmingham tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory Club.
You can play, or indeed learn to play, a range of sports including golf at the stunning Edgbaston Golf Club, tennis at Edgbaston Priory Club or Edgbaston Archery & Lawn Tennis Club. Alternatively you could participate in cricket at Edgbaston Stadiums nets, or indulge in a spot of croquet at Edgbaston Croquet Club or learn to play bowls at Edgbaston Bowling Club.
Arts and culture
At the Barber Institute of Fine Arts you can view a range of masterpieces or visit the mac (Midlands Arts Centre) and enjoy one of their many art exhibitions – while you are there you could sign up for one of their workshops, see a film or drama performance, or grab a bite to eat.
For something a bit more leisurely, you can visit the superb Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the historic Winterbourne House and Gardens – both of which often have a number of workshops on offer. If that does not take your fancy you can visit the stunning 80 acre parkland within Cannon Hill Park or visit the educational Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park.
After which you can enjoy fine food and a drink in one of our many quality eateries, cafes and independent public houses across the Estate, whether in Edgbaston Village or one of the venues. To find out more and what’s on in Edgbaston Village – click here
To visit the Edgbaston First website and find out more – click here