Find us

All of our bedrooms are located close to the main University of Birmingham campus in Edgbaston.

For specific directions on how to find our Bed and Breakfast, or our self-catered accommodation, please follow the detailed instructions below.

Bed and Breakfast

For Bed and Breakfast guests, the Conference Park reception can be found at:
Lucas House, 48 Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2RA.

Group stays

For those staying at our self-catered accommodation, this can be found at the Vale Village:
Vale Reception, Shackleton Building, Vale Village, Church Road, Birmingham, B15 3SZ.

Travelling by …


Approaching from the north west or south east along the M6:
Leave at Junction 6 (signposted Birmingham Central) to join the A38 (M).
At the end of the motorway, keep to the right, go over a flyover, then through some underpasses to join the A38 Bristol Road. The University is on your right, two and a half miles from the city centre.

Approaching from the M42 north:
Leave at Junction 8 to join the M6 northbound and follow the instructions above.

Approaching from the south west:
Leave the M5 at Junction 4 signposted Birmingham SW to join the A38.
The University is approximately eight miles from the motorway.

Approaching from the M40:
It is easier to turn south on the M42 and leave at Junction 1, heading north on the A38 Bristol Road. The University is approximately eight miles from the motorway.


The University is served by its own train station – called University.

Most cross-country services to Birmingham arrive at New Street Station. Up to six trains an hour then depart for the University station on the cross-city line (ten minutes to University station, with the final destination Longbridge or Redditch).

The centre of the main campus is a five-minute walk from University Station.

You can access Network West Midlands’ Live Travel Map for current rail and bus information.


Numbers 61, X62 and 63 travel to the University’s Edgbaston campus, while the 76, 98 and 99 serve the Medical School and Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The services all run frequently from the city centre.

Online bus timetables for 61, X62 and 63 are available on the National Express West Midlands website.

There is a travel information office outside New Street Station, where you can obtain bus timetables and departure point information. Maps can be found throughout the city centre indicating bus stop locations.


There are taxi ranks at New Street Station and throughout the city centre. The journey to the University takes about ten minutes.