Heritage Walk: Discover Birmingham's Catacombs

Did you know Birmingham is home to a forgotten and mysterious burial ground? Hidden off the bright and bustling streets of the Jewellery Quarter is one of Birmingham's best-kept secrets!

Join your host, Kevin, for this fascinating tour of the Birmingham Catacombs. On this heritage walk you will step away from the busy streets and into a hidden world not seen by the average eye!

Prepare to be guided on this intriguing tour where you will visit unique graves and discover the interesting facts behind many of Birmingham's famous residents. Did you know this graveyard has a fascinating connection to the Titanic?

On this heritage walk, you will:

  • Discover the little-heard-of catacombs
  • Learn about the famous people buried there
  • Spot some unusual graves (can you see the special druid burial?)
  • Soak up the peaceful and mysterious atmosphere!

This tour from Birmingham Heritage Walks takes around two hours. Sturdy footwear and comfortable clothes are recommended!

Minimum fitness level required.

Age restrictions: 12+

Adult £15

What people are saying

Mark Varney-Bennett
Jun 2023

I really loved the enthusiasm of our tour guide. Well researched, he really helped to give us an ...

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Liz Tanner
Jun 2023

Thoroughly enjoyable & interesting afternoon. Who thought 2 hours in a graveyard could wizz by !

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Annette Fox
Jun 2023

Really interesting walk. Great guide who shared some interesting facts about Birmingham and its r...

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Maggie Norwood
Jun 2023

Very relaxed and informative too.
Excellent afternoon

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How to get there


  • Experience takes place outdoors
  • Parking

On the day

Please wear sturdy shoes and warm, comfortable clothes. Your host will get in touch with you if the event is cancelled due to poor weather.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 30 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 30 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

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