Welcome to Birmingham: Private 2-hour Highlights Walking TourPrivate Tour
Embark on a 2-hour private tour of Birmingham, known as the "City of a Thousand Trades", and discover the most popular highlights of the second-largest city in the UK filled with iconic canals.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
Things to know
Family Friendly, Intellectually Curious
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
Walking tour: no transportation is included
- English-speaking tour guide
- Gratuities optional
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
- Food & drinks are not included
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you by the UK flagpole in Cathedral Square, Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB
What makes this tour special
Immerse yourself in Birmingham's history and learn how the city grew from a market town to the second-largest city in the UK through the centuries. Home to Cadbury chocolate and iconic canals throughout the city, Birmingham is an exciting, full-of-life destination, just an hour away by train from London.
On your private highlights tour, you will:
Visit St. Philip's Cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of Birmingham, constructed with elegant English Baroque architecture in the 18th century;
Walk down Broad Street, the centre of Birmingham's financial district as well as a very popular spot in the city's nightlife;
Explore Centenary Square, surrounded by Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Library of Birmingham and Baskerville House;
See the Symphony Hall, one of the finest concert halls in the world;
Take a stroll down Victoria Square, home to the Council House and Birmingham's Town Hall;
Discover Chamberlain Square, named after Joseph Chamberlain;
See the exterior of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (temporarily closed);
Walk past Bullring & Grand Central, the largest shopping centre in the city;
See Gas Street Basin, an area located at the heart of Birmingham's iconic canals;
Find great dining options at Brindley Place, an area filled with bars and restaurants.
Birmingham remains one of the largest industrial cities in the UK and it's known as the ‘City of a Thousand Trades’ as it was the world’s first manufacturing town, but it's also famous for its rich cultural heritage, from legendary rock music to a rich food & cuisine scene.
It is also home to Cadbury, a British loved chocolate brand that originated in the streets of Birmingham, founded by John Cadbury in 1824, and in 1990 it opened its doors to Cadbury World where visitors can see how their favourite chocolate is made.
Birmingham became also a popular destination after the show Peaky Blinders aired, as it told the story of a 20th-century local gang that operated on the streets of the city putting it under the spotlight for the first time.
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