Birmingham - The Haunted City

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The Haunted City

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(131 reviews)
45 mins

About the tour

Join us after the sun has gone down to discover the darker side of Birmingham's history. From graveyards to railway stations to historic pubs - on this tour you will learn about some of the city's most haunted locations and the stories behind the ghosts. It's the perfect way to take a slightly different look at England's second city.

Meet Ian


Hello and thanks for visiting. I’m Ian, a professionally qualified guide. I hold the Blue Badge, which is the UK’s highest tour guiding qualification and have many years’ experience guiding in both English and German. My passion is sharing places and stories with people from around the world, and helping them discover more about this country and particularly the Midlands, where I have lived for almost all my life. I have a friendly and informal style and always aim to bring history to life with anecdotes about people and events rather than just dry facts. I love the sense of community with Heygo and enjoy seeing the same people joining multiple tours. On all of my tours you can expect information, humour and friendly conversation. I want you to sit back, relax and enjoy the experience as you take a walk with your new friend in England. Wherever in the world you are from, I look forward to giving you the warmest of British welcomes.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Birmingham with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Birmingham. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Cynthia (Baltimore, Maryland, USA) W.

18 March 2021

I loved this tour. Ian is awesome. He is a great guide.

Phil D.

16 March 2021

I feel that Ian struggles to make the most of the tales he tells. They are often interesting stories and with a little more enthusiasm could be rather better.

Kathryn W.

15 March 2021

Great guide! Friendly, interesting and very knowledgeable.

Barbara W.

15 March 2021

Will look for more tours led by Ian.

Linda B NY 🐾.

14 March 2021

I absolutely loved visiting Birmingham with Ian. I didn’t know much about the area and really enjoyed learning about it. It looks like a fantastic area to eventually visit!

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