Westside Stories Walking Tour

Explore the west of Birmingham and its fascinating history in this fun walking history and architecture tour full of secrets and surprises!

Historically, Westside was an industrial part of Birmingham with factories lining the canals transporting goods across the country. We will search for the evidence of Birmnigham's astronomical history and pioneering women Jewellers, as well as hidden stories and architecture ready to be uncovered by your expert host and guide.

Starting at The Jewellers Arms in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter you will take a leisurely walk around the area to find out more about:

  • Harriet Samuel's factory, the largest jewellery chain in Britain
  • Art Deco treasures
  • A hidden mosaic and park
  • The Supreme Works
  • The Palladium & more!
  • A Pugin Convent

If you're interested in Birmingham's history and architecture, this walking tour is for you!

Minimum fitness level required.

Age restrictions: 12+

Adult £15

How to get there

On the day

  • This is a great way to learn about the city's past while getting some exercise too.
  • 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.

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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