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Positively Birmingham Walking Tours

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Guided walks commence at 13.30 most Saturdays/Sundays and selected Wednesdays throughout the year. Private tours can also be booked - see website. Now four tours to choose from: No. 1 explores the canals, public art and role of industrial and...more
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14 St Bernard's Road | Birmingham Picture Library, Birmingham B1 2ND, England
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+44 121 765 4114
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Reviewed yesterday

I had been on the Burne Jones tour last year, that was excellent. This was also excellent. Good attention to audibility with the mike and receivers. It is very relaxed and very professional. The pace of the walk and talk are geared to the group's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Mick N
PositivelyBrum, Jonathan Berg - Tour Guide on the day. at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Ni Mick - Great you came along again. A really nice Sunday group on tour with us. Sunday we make a time to reflect and interact a bit more and cleary people are really enjoying that aspect. The audio system is working so well that...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tour 2 is just as good as Tour 1! These are a great way to spend a couple of hours, exoevifkly for locals like us who tread the pavements of Birmingham every day with no idea about its fascinating past and architecture. Already looking forward...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anne L
PositivelyBrum, Manager at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Anne - Thanks for the feedback. Why not do the treble and come on Tour 3 when you have some time! Details on our Positively Birmingham website.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed tour. Michael was so knowledgeable and made it interesting. We wouldn't have enjoyed the city nearly as much without his input. Thank you very much - will recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank kim n
PositivelyBrum, Manager at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kim - Great to have you along - Michael will appreciate your kind comments. Do come on one of our other tours when you have some time. Leaflets available on our Positively BIrmingham website.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely circular walk around Birmingham. Top notch guide who was a retired professor I believe, and it showed with his breadth of knowledge regarding the architecture. Will certainly be visiting again for the other tours. His passion cheered us up on a very cold day....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rachel B
PositivelyBrum, Manager at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi - Thanks so much for your comments which is excellent feedback as we take our tours forward. Our intention is always that a walking tour should end with our guests feeling more positive and cheerful than when it began - so we ticked that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide (Jonathan) was absolutely incredible and charismatic. He was a well of knowledge when it came to the history of Birmingham city, one cant help but be inspired and eager to go on all the other tours he has to offer. My husband...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ceri-AnnLoram
PositivelyBrum, Jonathan Berg - Tour Guide on the day. at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - Great you could join and thanks so much for your very kind feedback. Tour 1 looks at the Georgians, Canals, Victorians as well as C20th architecture and also the view of a changing city. Tour 2 - In the footsteps of Sir Edward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is so worthwhile taking the time to do this tour. We walked many of the same streets walked previously over our visit to the city, but seeing so much more. We learnt so much about the fabric of the city and its development over...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marian H
PositivelyBrum, Jonathan Berg - Tour Guide on the day. at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - Thanks so much. The Sunday tour Disocvering Birmingham has been so much fun since we started last September. Sunday is a time to reflect some space in our busy city lives and get out and do something a little different. To get feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide (Michael) was a retired lecturer and was just fantastic! Very knowledgeable and passionate about the changing face of Birmingham - giving you a snapshot of 10 years into the future and 300 years in the past! Highly recommended, and fun for all agesMore

Thank GlasbeyJ
PositivelyBrum, Manager at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to have you along on tour with Michael. He certainly knows his stuff and really tries to ensure the whole group have a great time. Allour guides are local people with a wealth of understanding about the city. Tour 1 that you did is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very enjoyable and was completely as promised in 1 hour 45minutes. The walking was relatively easy with plenty of stops to discuss the architecture and history and Jonathan’s delivery was informative and enthusiastic. He also took time to understand his audience and...More

Thank AbigailT255
PositivelyBrum, Jonathan Berg - Tour Guide on the day. at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - Thanks so much for coming on our Tour 3 Discovering Birmingham. We have appreciated so much the enthusiastic response to our 3rd tour. We love the way the walk so quickly goes to places that local people hardly know. Understanding the Jewellery Quarter...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I really enjoyed this tour. It covered from early days to the latest developments. Jonathon was very knowledgeable and delivered his talk with enthusiasm. He made it personal.More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PhilippaW100
PositivelyBrum, Jonathan Berg - Tour Guide on the day. at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming along to our Discovering Birmingham Sunday afternoon walk. We try and make it a friendly and lively 1 3/4 hours and people seem to really enjoy it. We have put up dates to book no on Tripadvisor and our website...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a born & bred Brummie & over many decades have explored my city & know my way around...but Jonathan Berg provided a jaunty & bright walkabout in an interesting & informative way...& I learned a few things I didn't already know. I'd recommend these...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan B
PositivelyBrum, Jonathan Berg - Tour Guide on the day. at Positively Birmingham Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Alan Great to have you on the tour yesterday. Tour No. 3 - Discovering Birmignham, is ideal for local people as it really tries to get us thinking about the origins of the city, the way it has gone about development and how it...More

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