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What are the major attractions in Handsworth?

If your trip to Handsworth is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.

Sometimes short drives are pleasant too. Just down the road, Jewellery Quarter and Villa Park will keep you entertained. After you've ticked them off your list, steer that car in the direction of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham.

What are the best road trip destinations near Handsworth?

Be sure to visit West Bromwich and Convention Quarter during your time here. Allow plenty of time to explore — there's loads to keep you entertained. West Bromwich is about 2 miles away, while Convention Quarter is 2 miles.

Where are the best convention centers near Handsworth?

If you're traveling to Handsworth for work-related purposes, there's a good chance you'll be visiting some business and convention centers. With your own set of wheels, you're sure to get there on time. Here are some of the biggest and the best:

  • The ICC-Birmingham (2 miles away).
  • International Convention Centre (ICC) (2 miles away).
  • Bethel Convention Centre (3 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Handsworth?

Firstly, make sure the car you pick for your Handsworth escape will fit all the family and your luggage. Then think about where your travels will take you. If you're spending most of your time in Birmingham (which is just 3 miles away), go for a smaller-sized vehicle so you can zip in and out of the city traffic easily. Spending more time on the open road? Choose a car that offers a little more trunk space and legroom.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Handsworth?

For some, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting your dream ride is certainly within your grasp! Picture yourself rolling into town in a swanky convertible, even if it's just for a short while. Or perhaps all you need is a cheap ride to bring you safely from A to B. Extravagant or economical? Either way, there's a rental car to suit your style in Handsworth.

What do I need to know about driving in Birmingham?

Cruising around Handsworth involves more than just knowing how to put your foot on the gas. Get familiar with the traffic rules and make your way around this lively city the safe way:

What side of the road do they drive on in Handsworth?

Keep on the left-hand side of the road in Handsworth. If you plan to discover this destination on wheels, be aware that the driver's seat will be on the right. It may take a little bit to get used to!

Does Handsworth have peak-hour traffic?

With Birmingham having a modest population of roughly 984,300, peak-hour traffic isn't a major concern in the neighborhood of Handsworth. As with most destinations, the roads are busier as people go to and from work. Try to avoid those times for a smoother journey.

Is it difficult to park in Handsworth?

Most of the time, finding a parking spot in Handsworth is an easy task. If you intend to drive to one of the more popular sights in town, it's a smart idea to consider parking options before you set off.

Are there speed limits in Handsworth?

The speed limits in Handsworth are comparable to the rest of Birmingham, ranging from 30 mi/h to 70 mi/h. To ensure the safety of pedestrians and drivers, a default speed limit of 30 mi/h applies to most residential areas.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Birmingham?

Normally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Alternatively, it may give your contact information to the relevant local agency so the fine is issued straight to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in Birmingham?

In short, yes. However, there are some exceptions for vehicles used by public transportation systems.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Handsworth?

Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you can use your cell phone while operating a vehicle in Handsworth. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Handsworth?

In Handsworth, it's against the law to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.08%. If you're thinking of having a drink or two, it's a good idea to leave the rental car behind.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Handsworth?

You aren't permitted to turn at a red light in Handsworth. If you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment or two until the signal switches back to green.