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Our guide, John, made these homes come to life. He is a proud Brummy with a vast knowledge of the city's history. The one and a half hour tour seemed to fly by in no time. The National Trust have done a brilliant thing here...More
This is one of the rare few national trust properties where you can actually sit down on the chairs and take a closer look at the collections/display! I honestly appreciate that. Kids were allowed to try on the bygone toys in the courtyard, which gave...More
This is just like stepping into a time capsule to see what life was like for many people, some of whom are still alive to tell you about it, in fact our guide spent his early years in such a property.
Having said that, I...More
I've lived in Birmingham all my life and this is somewhere I've always meant to visit but never got round to. A recent trip to the theatre next door provided the perfect excuse to book a visit to fill some time before our show started...More
Went to visit the Back to Back housing a little nervous with two young teenagers.
But they loved it, our guide kept them engaged and interested.
They were full of questions and loved it.
What an amazing glimpse into the past.
The staff are all...More
Unlike other commentators we found booking easy and the staff were very helpful and there was a xhikdren's event going on.
The properties themselves show what life would be like during different periods in their history. -with the exception that there is no smell of...More
I took a group of people to tour the Back to Backs as part of our preparation for performing a WW1 play. I'd spotted the sign from the window of a coach when I was visiting the Hippodrome. What an amazing place! It's a bit...More