real birmingham free walking tours


An independent social enterprise run by two resident Brummies. We aim to give great tours, meet interesting people and support local charities.


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.




Queen Victoria Statue,
Victoria Square
B3 3DH (approx postcode)


Selected Saturdays: 10:30 AM


the Team


Rob Ankcorn - founder

Rob has lived in Birmingham since he was 2 years old and spent his teenage years exploring the concrete metropolis. He now delights crowds with his passion for music, political history and very cheesy jokes.

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ruby davies - founder

A schoolteacher in Erdington, Ruby is a proud adoptee of the second city. When not planning lessons and marking books, you can find Ruby watching the brilliant shows and musicals that take place in the city.

contact us

Please feel free to contact us with any queries. If you are in a group larger than 10 - please get in touch so we can accommodate your request.

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Queen Victoria Statue,
Victoria Square
B3 3DH (approx postcode)



Pictures of England's second city - on and off the tour.