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Real Birmingham - Free Walking Tour

By the Statue of Queen Victoria Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
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Absolutely Fantastic! What a great way to experience Birmingham

My partner and I experienced the wonderful Real Birmingham Walking Tour last Saturday. Rob was... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Sam R
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FANTASTIC!

Myself and my friend did this tour yesterday. Considering that we started the morning feeling quite... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
caitlinmaree2018
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Discover the unique history and culture of England's second city on a fun, friendly and free walking tour. From the birth of heavy metal to the city's rise as the 'workshop of the world' - get an unrivalled insight into one of the UK's most misunderstood cities. MEETING POINT - Queen Victoria Statue, Victoria Square MEETING TIME - 10:30am DATES - Selected Saturday DURATION - 2 Hours Check our website for dates! NO NEED TO BOOK - JUST TURN UP! Look for the orange sweatshirts! WHO ARE WE? REAL BIRMINGHAM is an exciting, new and not for profit organisation. We rely solely on your kind tips and donations to achieve two aims: * To raise money for local charities * To give visitors a great experience of Birmingham
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By the Statue of Queen Victoria Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My partner and I experienced the wonderful Real Birmingham Walking Tour last Saturday. Rob was thoroughly engaging with his wealth of local knowledge, history, humour and use of props. We learned and saw so much on the tour we would not have seen had we...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Myself and my friend did this tour yesterday. Considering that we started the morning feeling quite cold and a little sorry for ourselves is a further tribute to just how great Rob’s tour really is. He was funny, charismatic and knows so so much about...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This 2 hour walking tour of the Centre of Birmingham was good fun and nicely informal. I've lived, studied and worked in Birmingham off and on over the years and know a fair bit about the City, but there were still sufficient entertaining nuggets of...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly and informative guide and learnt a few things about my home town that I did not previously know. Recommended

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Having been born in Birmingham I do know a little about it however today i lernt alot more about this beautiful city. Rob and Ruby are not only very knowledgeable but also fun and easy to chat to a delightful couple with a true love...More

Thank Joanne P
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had a couple of days in Birmingham and wanted to do a walking tour - so glad we chose this one! The two hour walk was very interesting and Rob clearly has a real passion for his home. He highlighted the old and the...More

Thank Debbie C
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

As someone not actually from the UK, I found this tour to be super informative, but also really enjoyable. It's great for both getting a broad overview of the city and its history, and key events and places. Rob is a great guide, and as...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This 2 hour tour is a great introduction to Birmingham by a guide who is clearly proud of his city. The walk covers 1.5 miles with 8 stops for interesting information and stories, supported by props! There is absolutely no pressure to pay anything but...More

Thank Sue J
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

There is nothing like learning from the locals. The tour was informative and gave us a lot of interesting facts about Birmingham. There's a lot of construction work going on around at the moment and it may have hindered the tour a bit but overall,...More

Thank Judith Ann S
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Had a great tour with Rob and Ruby- very informative and funny too. Have lived in Birmingham for 14 years and now have a new appreciation of the city. Would recommend the tour to visitors and Brummies!!!

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Berbesi
6 May 2018|
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Response from Ruby-and-Rob | Property representative |
Hello, we currently only run tours on selected Saturdays. You can find all our dates at our website. Many thanks, Rob
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Wanabe_traveler
13 April 2018|
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Response from Ruby-and-Rob | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. Sorry there is no tour this weekend. Our tour dates can be found at our website. Many thanks, Rob
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traveling12345La
4 April 2018|
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Response from Ruby-and-Rob | Property representative |
Hello, unfortunately our tours only currently run on selected Saturdays. I hope you and your family have a lovely visit to Birmingham. Many thanks, Rob
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