Villa Park

Football in Birmingham

Aston Villa Football Club's 19th-century Villa Park is one of the country's largest stadiums. Behind-the-scenes tours show you the dressing rooms, tunnel and pitch. The ground is 2 miles north of Birmingham. Trains run from Birmingham New St to Witton (£2.40, 10 minutes, every 30 minutes), a 400m walk away; and Aston (£2.40, seven minutes, every 10 minutes), a 1km walk.