Seven things to do in Grand Central, Birmingham while waiting for a train at New Street

Don’t get bored while waiting for a train at Birmingham New Street - check out all the things you can do at the top of the escalator at Grand Central

If you are someone who likes to reach the station long before your train is due and don’t know what to do with all the time in hand - Grand Central in Birmingham has a lot of ways to keep yourself entertained.

The shopping centre above the train station has something for everyone’s needs - whether all you want is a quiet corner to grab a coffee or if you want a view of the fast-moving life in there.

The shopping centre has been around since the 1970s and has had many facelifts since then. Together with the Bullring (which can be reached via LinkStreet) it is one of UK’s largest city centre-based shopping centre.

With summer here, it is time to go on well-deserved vacations with friends, family or on your own. And, Grand Central can actually be a great place to get travel-ready - even if you forget something at home.

From shopping to dining to books ideal for your vacation - they have everything to make your journey more pleasant. And, if you are a visitor to Birmingham - the Grand Central is certainly not a place to be missed before heading out into the city.

So, we took a look at the great things to do there. Here are seven things to do in Grand Central in Birmingham: