'Golden Boys' of Birmingham Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



Life and Times of Boulton, Watt, Murdoch and friends

This half day tour explores the outskirts of Birmingham and takes us to the sites associated with 'the Father of Birmingham' Mathew Boulton and his fellow entrepreneurs, who were at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution in the Midlands.


Sites associated with the Industrial Revolution in Birmingham including Soho House, home of Mathew Boulton, the canal network built by engineer James Brindley; the Jewellery Quarter and St Paul's church where these men worshipped along.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In the reception area of your hotel.

End location: At your hotel-

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.


We will be travelling in my modern, comfortable VW Transporter which has air conditioning, good all round visibility and large luggage capacity.

What’s Included

Other: All transport in a private vehicle and guiding costs.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 british pounds - This is to cover possible entrance fees and donations to museums.

What’s Extra

Other: Refreshments, entrance fees or gift purchases.

A Recent Review of this tour

Wow, Diane is a wealth of knowledge, and is great in how she explains things. I learned a LOT in six hours. Highly recommended!
Lon Welsh

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