Secret History of Birmingham Streets tour

There's more to Birmingham than meets the eye in more ways than one...

Join this compelling walking tour and discover the secret history behind the city's street names.

Hear stories of how the city's streets were named after local families, temples, and even animals. This is a great way to learn about Birmingham's past while getting some exercise and making a friend or two! You'll never look at a street name quite the same again...

Minimum fitness level required.

Age restrictions: 12+

Adult £15

What people are saying

Sue Chilton
Jan 2023

Really enjoyed the walk. Have always lived in Birmingham, mostly close to the city centre but rea...

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David Disley-Jones
Jan 2023

Kevin is a very engaging and informative guide. It really brings the history of the people, stree...

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Andy Cox
Jan 2023

Really interesting tour, lots of new information about the history of Birmingham. I definitely wa...

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Debbie Russell
Jan 2023

I have been on several of kevins walking tours and always enjoy them. Interesting and enjoyable !

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How to get there

On the day

  • The tour will go ahead in all weather conditions unless deemed unsafe, so layers and comfortable shoes are a must!

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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