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Tours and Trails
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Birmingham has so much to offer, whatever your passion or whatever your interests.

Take a look at our growing library of tours and trails. See what you like, simply go and enjoy. Maybe your visiting us soon. Make the most of your time in our city and plan ahead.

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Green & Open Spaces (city by city roll-out)
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Green & Open Spaces (city by city roll-out)

Together with Community we are mapping and tracking all the wonderful green and open spaces across the UK starting with the city of Birmingham.

Passions: Environment & green action, Green open spaces
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Birmingham (City Centre) trail - Modern architecture
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Birmingham (City Centre) trail - Modern architecture

Enjoy with our compliments this circular trail (walk, run or cycle) of some of the city's great modern architectural gems.  Duration of the trail if walking: 2-3 hours.   

Passions: Modern Architecture
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Birmingham (Outside City trail) - Tolkien experience between Perrott
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Birmingham (Outside City trail) - Tolkien experience between Perrott's Folly and Sarehole Mill

Take this trail (walk, cycle or bus) between Perrott's Folly and Sarehole Mill and enjoy many of the places connected with the world renowned author, J.R.R. Tolkien during his time in Birmingham between 1895 and 1911.  

Take the article, view digital map or download the pdf map.

Article and words credited to Chris Upton, Kristina Williamson & Chris Rice.

Passions: History & heritage, Art; Culture & creativity
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Birmingham (City centre) trail - Public squares
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Birmingham (City centre) trail - Public squares

Enjoy with our complements this trail (walk, run or clycle) of Birmingham's public squares and spaces. The City's squares are connected with direct and pleasant pedestrian links and they portray a city that recognises the value and importance of its history and heritage whist maintain a vision of growth, creativity and innovation. Duration of the trail if walking: 3 hours.

Passions: Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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Birmingham (City centre) trail - Historic architecture
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Birmingham (City centre) trail - Historic architecture

Enjoy with our complements this trail (walk, run or cycle) of some of the city's great historic architectural gems. We've even ensured a great start or finish at one of the city's oldest public houses, The Old Contemptibles. Duration of the trail if walking: 2-3 hours.   

Passions: History & heritage
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Moseley Park & Pool - enjoy our trail
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Moseley Park & Pool - enjoy our trail

This walk starts at the Alcester Road entrance to the Park & Pool in Victoria Parade (95 Alcester Road next to Dixons Estate Agents). 

If you cannot get there in person, enjoy the beauty of this wonderful location with us here and join our trail. 

Passions: History & heritage, Photography, Environment & green action, People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces
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Kings Heath to Digbeth  - Culture, Creativity and some wonderful Parks – enjoy our trail!
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Kings Heath to Digbeth  - Culture, Creativity and some wonderful Parks – enjoy our trail!

Creativity, history, green open spaces and a whole lot of culture. Enjoy this trail with compliments of Birmingham We Are and our community. 

Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Cannon Hill Park - Take our trail
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Cannon Hill Park - Take our trail

This trail takes you through this wonderful park to some great landmarks and includes the option (which we most certainly recommend) of a visit to the Nature Centre and the Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park. 

Explore a few places on the trail over an hour or two or spend a full day at Cannon Hill Park.  

Enjoy!   

Passions: Green open spaces
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Birmingham, the Amazing
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Birmingham, the Amazing 'Knife Angel' in Victoria Square - May 2019

The 'Knife Angel', by the British Ironwork Centre and artist Alfie Bradley, is currently in Victoria Square in Birmingham, here is a small photographic study I caught quickly last week, it's so worth seeing in reality and is very emotive.

Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Parks and Open Spaces - Birmingham loves them!
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Parks and Open Spaces - Birmingham loves them!

In and around Birmingham, there is so much to enjoy with great parks, open spaces, canals, nature and wildlife. There are so many spaces for people to visit and enjoy.

Passions: Environment & green action
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