Birmingham city centre is looking lovely this autumn and its shops, bars, restaurants and cafes are making most of the season’s gorgeous flavours and colours.
So get ready to get cosy and enjoy this beautiful time of year with our guide to the new season.
Choose a cosy corner at the lovely Morridge Oats + Coffee shop in Great Western Arcade and enjoy warming hot drinks, porridges and soups from its autumn menu.
Think treats featuring baked British apples, pumpkins, plums, ginger and cinnamon.
This gorgeous ‘Silver Acorn – In A Nutshell’ pendant from independent gift shop Smithsonia is the perfect autumn treat for someone special.
Open it up and an 18ct golden heart appears. We’re tempted to snap up the cute matching acorn stud earrings too.
Find both at Smithsonia in Piccadilly Arcade.
Snuggle up and enjoy breathtaking views of autumn sunsets at this seriously stylish aparthotel on the upper floors of Birmingham’s iconic Rotunda.
You’ll have everything you need for a perfect autumn break in these serviced apartments, which enjoy panoramic views of the city.
Make yourself a coffee with the espresso machine or a freshly squeezed juice before heading out for some shopping, food, drinks or a fabulous show while enjoying the city’s changing colours.
Then head back for a relaxing bath or shower with the aromatherapy toiletries you’ll find or play board games with the family as the sun goes down.
Enjoy a taste of autumn at Birmingham’s pioneering Land restaurant.
Head chefs Adrian and Tony use fresh, seasonal ingredients to create innovative vegetarian and vegan dishes which have won rave reviews from food critics.
Book a table at this friendly independent in the Great Western Arcade and you won’t be disappointed.
As far as we’re concerned autumn’s all about comfort food and warming drinks.
Pick up these yummy dairy free and vegan marshmallow filled hot chocolate bombs while you’re in the Great Western Arcade from Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe.
Choose from Belgium milk or dark chocolate or caramel.
Things are scrubbing up nicely for Halloween at Lush Spa Birmingham in New Street.
Spice up bath-times with pumpkin bath bombs and pumpkin puree and maple syrup soap or how about some creepy ectoplasm shower slime?
Look forward to cosy autumn meals with families and friends with beautiful tableware and accessories from H&M Home at the Bullring’s autumn collection. Choose from striking black ceramics and linen cushion covers, rugs in neutral colours and glazed ceramic tableware.
Not quite ready to put on your winter coat yet? Neither are we. This Peggy Wool Shacket from the White Stuff in Cannon Street is the perfect stylish in between seasons layer.
We don’t usually need an excuse to eat chocolate. But we’ve found the perfect one in Hotel Chocolat’s Seasonal Sleekster.
Inside this luxury box you’ll find 27 pralines, truffles and filled chocolates inspired by autumn flavours. Race you to the Apple Crumble and Hedgerow Blackberry.
This stunning Rust Lace Insert Mini Dress from Next is the perfect colour for this time of year.
Team it with these chunky Chelsea boots and tan/brown check soft hobo bag for a striking autumn look.