Birmingham Tours

Birmingham Tours specialises in providing friendly, professional guides for walking and driving tours of Birmingham to make your stay in the city an enjoyable unique experience.

We offer private and fixed date walking and bus tours throughout the year and operate the Big Brum Open Top Buz. THE BIG BRUM OPEN TOP BUZ IS AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE HIRE ALL THE YEAR ROUND for corporate entertainment, private parties, weddings, school outings to name but a few possibilities. As a not for profit organisation we would love to have more FRIENDS OF THE BIG BRUM BUZ to keep it on the road so if you believe Birmingham the second city should have a bus come and join us.


The Big Brum Open Top Buz Sightseeing Tour - chocolate, custard, cars, whistles and bangles to the best in the world for science, medicine, education, sport and art - Birmingham has it all! will be running again from 26th April to 28th September 2014. Tour times 10.30, 12.30 and 2.30 from Victoria Square. The bus will be running every weekend except for the first Sunday of the month from May to October when we will be operating as the MUSEUM HERITAGE BUS.

Great news – 2013 ticket prices have been held. Tickets for the Big Brum Buz can be purchased on the bus on the day or in advance in person at the Central Library reception or through Oxboffice by phone on 0845 6801926 or online through Bookings will have priority.

Bus tours - for themed bus tours and the Big Brum Open Top Buz Sightseeing Tour check out the bus tours page and the Big Brum Open Top Buz Sightseeing Tour, page.


Themed bus tours can be arranged on the Big Brum Open Top Buz, covered double decker, hired, or your own coach by arrangement at any time of the year.


Fixed date themed bus tours


Birmingham Tours Tolkien Hobbit Bus Tour – follow the road! – 11th May 2014

Big Brum Open Top Buz Ghost Bus Tour – prepare to be entertained and spooked by ghostly stories from around the city – 26th October 2014

Birmingham World War One Bus tour – Birmingham at War – 10th August 2014

Big Brum Open Top Buz Christmas Lights Bus tour – a very special sparkly tour to light up your Christmas nights – 7th December 2014


Big Brum Open Top Buz Sightseeing Tour, Birmingham Tours Tolkien Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Music Rocks Bus Tour - rhythms of the city, Birmingham Tours Balti & food Bonanza Bus tour, Birmingham Tours Brewery Bus tour, Birmingham Tours Industrial Revolution Bus Tour - genius Matthew Boulton & the Industrial Revolution, Birmingham Tours Factory Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Christmas Lights Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Ghost Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Black Country Ghost Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Tennis Bus Tour - a tennis twist in the tale! Birmingham Tour Broadcasts Bus Tour - your favourite shows including the Archers, Brum, Hustle, Survivors and Doctors, Birmingham Tours Cardinal Newman Celebration Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Hidden Gems of the City Bus tour, Birmingham Tours Sport Special Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Pugin Extravaganza Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Educational School Bus Tour, Birmingham Tours Royal Bus Tour.


Walking tours – for private walks at any time of year please check out our walking tours page. Welcome to Birmingham Big Brum Bonanza Walk, Birmingham Tours Graveyard Ghost Walk - murder, mystery & suspense - a night of dark deeds! Birmingham Tours City Ghost Walk - ghosts, ghouls & spooks - a night on the town, Birmingham Tours More Canals than Venice Walk, Birmingham Tours Jewellery Quarter Walk - diamonds are forever!, Birmingham Tours Real Ale Walk, Green Man walks, Children's Challenge Walks and Talks, Art and Architecture in the City, Our Literary Heritage, Gothic Pugin, Chocolate Bournville, Bartley Green Bash, Industrial Revolution - where the Lunar men lie and more!

Package tours can be arranged to suit your specific requirements. Start with the Welcome to Birmingham Big Brum Bonanza walk or panoramic coach tour on your own coach, hired coach, covered double decker or the Big Brum Open Top Buz to get a snapshot of the city. Either tour can be used for any event and are totally flexible. All tours either coach or walking tours last approximately one and a half hours and can be mixed and matched to provide a unique experience of your visit to Birmingham. Combine them with whatever interests your group – you will find the answer in Birmingham. We can offer a very special event for any occasion - check out the information on our Days Out In Birmingham page.


blue badge logoContact: Sue Behan

134 Greenfield Road,
B17 0EG.

Tel 0121 427 2555
Fax:0121 427 2555
Mobile: 078051 15998




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