Mason, Birmingham

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Mason, Birmingham

Self catering & B&B accommodation - only 3km from the city centre and a few minutes from Edgbaston Cricket Ground


  • 21st century buildings
  • Public car parking for a charge (nearby)
  • Minimum age 14


  • Internet access for a charge
  • Shared gardens

Food and Drinks

  • Self-catering facilities

Nearby recreations

  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (a short drive)
  • Historic houses
  • Gardens
  • Golf course (walking distance)
  • Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
  • Recommended restaurants (a short drive)
  • Theatre (a short drive)

The Vale Village is approximately 3km from the Birmingham city centre. The Vale is set in a relaxing conservation area with its own lake.

Accommodation is in Single Ensuite bedrooms arranged in fully-furnished flats of 6 with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

Food and Drinks

The Self Catering rooms at Mason offer fully equipped kitchens for guests to cater for themselves during their stay.

Each flat contains: A cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave and a kettle, full cutlery & crockery sets plus a full range of cooking implements & utensils. Please note: kitchens in 'room only' options are not equipped for self catering use.

At the heart of the village is The Hub which boasts a number of facilities for Vale Village guests to use. It comprises of Fusion (a dining area and venue space); Bar One (bar & club); Costcutter convenience store and vending machines.

A few minutes walk from The Vale is the University of Birmingham Conference Park. There are two restaurants and a bar for resident and non-resident guests to use. Lucas House restaurant and bar is open for breakfast, and evening meals. The Hornton Grange restaurant is open weekday and Sunday lunchtimes.

Grounds and gardens

The Vale Village is fully self contained and set in acres of beautiful parkland with a large lake and gardens.  

Other facilities

There are some rooms that have deaf alerts & wheelchair adaptation in Mason. If you require one of these rooms, please request this in the Additional Information section.

24 hour reception.

On-site 24 hour cash machine.

Limited Parking - please request in the Additional Information section.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: The Vale Reception, Shackleton, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 3SX, United Kingdom

Check In: From 4pm. Check Out: By 10am.

Keys can be collected from and returned to ‘The Hub’ reception which is open 24 hours. Late departure may result in additional charges. Non return of keys will incur a charge.

How to get here:

The Vale Village is located approximately 1.5km from the main University Campus and a short bus journey from Birmingham city centre.
New Street Railway Station and National Coaches are all within the central area of Birmingham.

By Road: Located off Church Road which leads to the city centre and the International Convention Centre via Five Ways.

By Rail: Birmingham New Street is easily accessible from all regions of the country and is a short distance by bus or taxi. The University station - two stops from New Street is directly on campus.