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

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Patricia Moore
Apr 2024

Fantastic knowledge of the historic figures of Birmingham fascinating
We are going back to the j...

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Spencer Stephens
Apr 2024

We really enjoyed the fascinating tour with Kevin, a really engaging host, and have already recom...

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Ann Satchell
Apr 2024

Fascinating stories of people important in shaping Birmingham’s history. Wonderful to discover th...

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Elizabeth Mee
Mar 2024

What a fantastic experience! I had been wanting to do one of these tours for such a long time and...

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How to get there

Facilities

  • Experience takes place outdoors
  • Parking

On the day

Please wear sturdy shoes and warm, comfortable clothes. The tour will proceed under safe weather conditions determined by the Met Office. The tour will proceed as scheduled if there is no amber or above warning. We do not enter the catacombs, but we can walk on them.

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.

You'll be hosted by

Kevin Tomas

If you’re on the hunt for Birmingham’s most mysterious and unheard-of spots, then you’re in the right place! Meet Kevin- the expert behind Birmingham Heritage Walks.

Kevin offers walking tours of the city that will surprise even the most clued-up Brummies! From lost pubs of the Jewellery Quarter to mysterious burial Catacombs, his tours uncover the fascinating people and hidden stories behind Birmingham’s famous landmarks.

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