Top Hats and Tales: Victorian Birmingham Tour

1 hr 30 mins

Join me on a captivating stroll through the hidden history of Victorian Birmingham, a tour where the ordinary meets the extraordinary. As we navigate the nooks and crannies of this historic city, we’ll uncover tales not found in your average history book. Prepare to be enthralled by stories of cunning counterfeiters and audacious women wrestlers. Delve into the mysterious lore of mad hatters and even the mythical Birmingham Kraken. This walking tour promises a peek into the peculiar past of Victorian Birmingham, offering a unique blend of history, mystery, and adventure. Perfect for history buffs and curious explorers alike!

Minimum fitness level required.

Age restrictions: 12+

Adult £15
Child £15

What people are saying

Jane Slater
May 2024

Always get an extremely and informative time with Kevin. This is our second Heritage walk and I h...

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Bethany Lee
May 2024

A fantastic afternoon spent learning things I never knew about a city I've lived in for the major...

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Anne Blandamer
May 2024

We visited parts of Birmingham I had never been to before. Fabulous us of visual aids to enhance...

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Feb 2024

As always, an entertaining and informative tour of little-known aspects of Birmingham history.

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How to get there

On the day

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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