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Discovering Birmingham 2 hour Walking Tour to the Jewellery Quarter

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Discovering Birmingham and the Jewellery Quarter - Positively Birmingham Tour No. 3
We use a live audio system - the guide wears a transmitter and our guests wear a receiver. You hear every word even if you are well away making it perfect for social distancing and also ideal for those with impaired hearing.
Understand how Birmingham developed and see that many of today’s ways of working have deep roots in our past. A real investigation into today's city in the context of the history of this centre of the industrial revolution now facing up to the future in a determined way. In particular we explore:
• Earlier times – medieval origins
• From Georgian entrepreneurs to Victorian idealists
• Jewellery Quarter
• Canal city
• An artistic side
• Today's city developing for the future.

This 2 hour walking tour gives a great introduction to the city and will be of interest equally to local people and visitors alike.

Tours start/finish: Library of Birmingham front entrance

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Centenary Square, Broad St., Birmingham B1 2AE England

We start here and introduce the tour. We learn a lot about the city from things in and around the Square.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham England

We enter the Jewellery Quarter by a secret canal route that even locals do not use. We learn about the way the Jewellery Quarter developed and the different types of business that developed from Gergian times. We see the way the modern Quarter is taking its place in today's city.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: St. Paul's Church, St. Paul's Square Hockley, Birmingham B3 1QU England

Known as the Jewellery Quarter church we view the outside of this lovely 1779 example of Georgian architecture.

Stop At: Birmingham Cathedral, Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB England

We look at this fine English Baroque cathedral. On occasions if there is time and not conflciting events we may go in and experience the Edward Burne-Jones stained glass

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: St. Chad's Cathedral, St. Chad's Queensway, Birmingham B4 6EQ England

We view St Chads from the inner ring road. We appreciate only too well the issues with post-war redevelopment when the car was king. We decide for ourselves if Birmingham has a planned redevelopment.

Stop At: Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BD England

Having seen St Philip's Cathedral and lots more in between we return towards the Library of Birmingham by several important city Squares.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ England

We see this renovated square and understand more about the way the modern city is reconfiguring for the future.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We try not to cancel tours even with adverse weather conditions. If it is raining please bring a suitable coat or umbrella. In the event of icy conditions the tour route may be adapted.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Our live audio system allows a social distance of at least 2m between individuals. In fact you can be much further away if you wish. If you do not bring your own earphones with a 3.5mm jack we provide a new pair that you keep at the end. Routes selected to keep away from crowded areas of the city.
  • Local guide
  • We loan an audio receiver so you can hear the guides talking even from a distance.
  • Entry/Admission - Birmingham Cathedral

  • There are no entry tickets required for this tour.

2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.