Atholl Lodge

Location: Acocks Green, Birmingham.

We are located in a friendly suburb called Acocks Green which is to the south of Birmingham city centre, just off the main A45 road which leads from the city to the International Airport and National Exhibition Centre. Acocks Green is ideally placed for convenient travel throughout the South Birmingham and Solihull area.

There are excellent public transport links with fast and frequent train services to Birmingham and Solihull, and numerous major bus routes. We are situated 5 minutes walk from Acocks Green railway station and are served by local shops and facilities.

Atholl Lodge map

• Atholl Lodge Guesthouse

  • Robert & Ann Turner
  • Atholl Lodge

  • 16 Elmdon Road
  • Acocks Green, Birmingham
  • West Midlands, B27 6LH
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  • Phone: 0121-707-4417
Atholl Lodge map

How to find us

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  • Approaching from the M42

    Leave at Junction 6 onto the A45 Coventry Road towards Birmingham. Turn left at the big Swan Island roundabout, sign-posted Acocks Green, onto the A4040 Yardley Road. Take the first exit at the next roundabout, keeping on the Yardley Road. On the left hand side of Yardley Road after the large cemetery and the second parade of shops that you drive past, turn left onto Elmdon Road (immediately after the 'Washland' laundrette). You will see Atholl Lodge on the left hand side.

  • From Birmingham

    On leaving Birmingham City Centre, follow the A34 Stratford Road towards Stratford and take the left fork onto the A41 Warwick Road. Continue on towards Acocks Green 'The Green'. Just before Acocks Green centre (Wilkinsons is ahead on the left) turn left onto Dudley Park Road. This road merges onto Sherbourne Road and then Yardley Road. Take the third right hand turn after the railway station - this is Elmdon Road. We are located on the left hand side of Elmdon Road, midway down the street.


Getting to Atholl Lodge using public transport

  • Flying into Birmingham International Airport?

    Taxis are available at both the airport and International Station / NEC. We are a 10-15 minute taxi ride from the airport. It's also possible to take a bus but you will need to change at (or walk from) the Swan Island in Yardley.

  • Travelling by Train From London Marylebone

    When travelling form London it is easiest to depart from London Marylebone, as Acocks Green station is on that line. As not many of the London trains stop directly at Acocks Green station, you will probably have to change trains at Solihull station. You can stay on the same platform to wait for the local train, which usually leaves Solihull around 10 - 15 minutes after the London train disembarks. Our hotel is located just 5 minutes walk away from the station. Turn right as you leave the station, and continue on until you come to Elmdon Road. Turn right onto Elmdon Road, you will see us mid-way down the road on the left hand side.

  • Travelling by Train From Birmingham New Street

    For London visitors travelling from Euston and for visitors from most other major cities, your Birmingham bound train will probably arrive into New Street. You will need to exit New Street and walk 5 minutes down the road to Moor Street station (the little station across the road from the Selfridges side of the Bullring Shopping Centre). From Moor Street, you can take an onward train to Acocks Green.

  • Travelling by Bus

    Acocks Green is served by many bus routes, including the Outer Circle (11a/11c) which is the longest urban bus route in any European city. The 37 service links Solihull to Birmingham City Centre and runs mainly along the Warwick Road, passing through Acocks Green at "The Green". The 31 service links Hall Green and Birmingham City Centre, running along the Stratford Road and passing through Acocks Green Village. The number 1 route runs between Acocks Green and Birmingham Town Hall via Moseley.

  • Travelling by Coach

    The newly refurbished Birmingham coach station is situated on Mill Lane in a part of the city called Digbeth. Visitors with a lot of luggage may wish to take a taxi to Acocks Green. Taxis can be found at the Mill Lane taxi rank. Alternatively, you can take a local train to Acocks Green from Moor Street Station. Walk up Digbeth High Street towards the Bullring Shopping Centre - at the end of the road when you are facing the Bullring, bear right and right again to locate Moor Street Station.

Acocks Green, South Birmingham

Situated just 5 miles south of Birmingham City Centre, just off the main A45 road which leads from the city to the International Airport and National Exhibition Centre, Acocks Green is ideally placed for convenient travel throughout the South Birmingham and Solihull area. There are excellent public transport links with fast and frequent train services to Birmingham and Solihull, and numerous major bus routes. We are situated 5 minutes walk from Acocks Green railway station and are served by numerous local shops and facilities.


Just 5 minutes walk

Local Shops

Just at the end of Elmdon Road you will find a general store & off-licence (liquor store if you are American), post office, and laundrette.

Cafes & Takeaways

There are several takeaways and a cafe within a very short distance - if you like, bring your takeaway back to eat in our dining room!

Railway Station

The railway station is very close - this is where you can take trains to Solihull or Birmingham (and even further afield - but not to the NEC.


Local facilities:

Food and Drink

There are numerous restaurants in Acocks Green with cuisines ranging from Indian to Kashmiri, and Italian to Greek. There are also several public houses and bars.

If you wish to eat-in, then you may purchase take away or groceries to prepare your own simple meal (we have a fridge, microwave and utensils for your use) to eat in our dining room. There is a Big Johns takeaway less than 5 minutes from the hotel selling a range of pizzas, fish & chips, kebabs and fried chicken. Additionally there is a large range of Indian, Asian, Chinese, Thai and Pizza restaurants that offer delivery to Atholl Lodge.

At the end of Elmdon Road there is a parade of shops. If you cross the road, there is a general grocery store with off-licence where groceries can be purchased. A large Sainsburys supermarket is located in the centre of Acocks Green.

Shopping

A parade of shops is located less than 5 minutes from the hotel where you will find a Post Office & General Store, off-licence, grocers and florist. Acocks Green Village is a 10 minute walk away. Here you will find a Boots Chemist, SuperDrug, Works Bookstore, Wilkinson, Dorothy Perkins and Burtons. There are also several banks with cash machines, cafes, coffee shops and supermarkets.

Health & Wellbeing

Acocks Green offers dentists, doctors and chemists. There are several hospitals nearby.

Leisure

Acocks Green has its own local authority leisure centre where you can access gym, squash, badminton, swimming and fitness facilities. There are also a number of private gyms. Further afield, the newly refurbished leisure centre in Solihull has tennis, athletic and diving facilities.

There are a number of parks in the area which are ideal for walking or jogging. A bowling alley and LaserQuest are located 10 minutes walk away in Acocks Green village. Ice skating is available at the Solihull Ice Rink, which is a 15 minute drive.

There are several local pubs and bars in Acocks Green.

Places of Worship

Acock's Green has seven churches including St Mary the Virgin, Acocks Green, Holy Souls, a Methodist church on Shirley Road, a Baptist church on Yardley Road and the Ghamkol Sharif Mosque is also not far away.

 

Book by phone

To check availability and to book a room call us on 0121-707-4417. Please have your credit or debit card details handy.

Send us a message

To enquire about facilities or for more information on rates and availability then feel free to email us at hello(at)atholl-lodge.com.

Book online

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