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From Canals and Victorians to Today's City: Birmingham Walking Tour

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Overview

2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Find out more about Birmingham with a walking tour starting and ending at the Library of Birmingham in Centenary Square. We look at the canals, Birmingham’s industrial Georgian pioneers our Victorian heritage and the more recent architecture that is all around us. Current redevelopments taking place right in front of our eyes are explained and the directions that the city is taking into the future considered. The tour is based loosely on the book Positively Birmingham, currently available at the special price of £12 in the Library shop (normally £20) at tour end.

Starting and ending at the Library of Birmingham in Centenary Square this 1 3/4 hour walking tour gives a great introduction to the city and is of interest to local people and visitors alike. We support Sifa Fireside who work on acute and longer term homeless issues in Birmingham with at least 10% of all ticket sales going to their work. Donations are clearly stated on our website.

What's Included

  • We use a live audio system. Each guest is loaned a receiver to hear the guide who wears a radio transmitter. Guest bring their own earphones with a 3.5mm socket or we provide a new pair.
  • Entry/Admission - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - The Mailbox
  • Entry/Admission - The Cube
  • This tour may use an audio system - but not always.

What To Expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Library of Birmingham 4 Centenary Square Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2ND England

We start and finish at this amazing new liibrary that is one of the major tourist attractions of Birmingham

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: International Convention Centre Birmingham, 8 Centenary Square, Birmingham B1 2EA England

We look at Symphony Hall ad the ICC and it's role in the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brindleyplace, 2 Brunswick Street,

The Location

Where To Go

Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA, UK

Departure time

1:30 PM

Location

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Our route can be accessible for wheelchairs but we do need to modify the route and would appreciate an email from you if you intend to bring a wheelchair. Our Access Policy is clearly stated on the Positively Birmingham Walking Tours website.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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