'Life & Death in Birmingham' Walking Tour

1 hr 30 mins

Eager to find out about Birmingham's history? Both its dark and light sides? This walking tour will take you on a stroll through the city's weird and wonderful happenings. Your host Kevin, a Birmingham-based photographer and enthusiast will lead the way.

Together, you'll explore the city's last public hanging, as well as the Victorian Eye Hospital and Birmingham Cathedral. From the morbid to the mysterious, Kevin will uncover these place's hidden tales. You'll also explore The Battle of Snow Hill Station and Birmingham's Nuclear Bunker - so come prepared for an interesting journey!

Minimum fitness level required.

Age restrictions: 12+

Adult £15

What people are saying

Margaret Norris
Apr 2024

Entertaining and informative, always learning something new

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Martyn Cartwright
Apr 2024

Our third walk with Kevin in my home city have yet to complete one without discovering some hithe...

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Sarah Lucas
Apr 2024

Fascinating stories recounted with humour and enthusiasm. Kevin is a terrific guide.

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Bernadette Sellars
Apr 2024

We thoroughly enjoyed our walk around Birmingham and Kevin the tour leader explained things in a...

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How to get there

On the day

  • The walk is circular, starting and finishing at St Phillip's Cathedral and is approximately 1 1/2 miles and takes 1.5 hours
  • The tour will go ahead unless the weather conditions are deemed unsafe by the Met office. Suitable clothing is recommended.

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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