Birmingham Ghost Tours
There is nothing like Birmingham ghost tours to discover the darker, scarier side of the city's rich history. Whether you're a believer in things that go bump in the night or a confirmed sceptic, ghost tours and ghost walks in Birmingham will prove a fun, informative and distinctly chilling way of finding out more about the city.
Birmingham ghost walks typically begin in Victoria Square in the heart of the city and take you beneath the surface of modern and bustling Birmingham, where there is a long and eerie history of dark and sinister deeds. Taking in the chilling catacombs of the Jewellery Quarter – location of a great many ghost sightings through the years – Birmingham ghost tours offer an alternative view of the city's past.
Explore a whole host of Birmingham's weird and wonderful haunted locations in the company of an experienced guide who can give you goosebumps and very possibly nightmares with stories of plague deaths and public executions, not to mention a a whole host of grisly murders and subsequent hauntings.
Ghost tours in Birmingham are increasingly popular as they bring together a love of history and an air of mystery, bringing the past to life in a way that is fun and – depending on what you believe – ever so slightly frightening.
There are graveyard ghost tours that take in Warstone Lane and Keyhill cemeteries and their catacombs, where stories of hauntings are plentiful. Maybe you'll be lucky and join the masses of people to have already witnessed the woman clad in 1930s attire who regularly appears, bringing with her the smell of pear drops, suggesting that she was poisoned by arsenic. Or take a walk down Dead Man's Lane and feel the harrowing vibrations of the presence of a former gallows.
Birmingham ghost walks, murder walks and haunted heritage tours take you from Sutton Park's ghostly pathways to the haunted heart of the modern city centre, including stories of everything from Roman centurions to haunted pubs to Victorian murders.
With history experts as your guides, these supernatural stories will bring the city's dark history to life for you in tours that are filled with fun, facts and nervous laughter.
Between September and April, it is advisable to wear sensible shoes and bring with you a torch and maybe a crucifix or two. Just in case.