How to book

Booking your visit with us

Back to Backs in Birmingham.

Back to Backs in Birmingham.

Visits to Birmingham Back to Backs are by timed tours only and pre-booking spaces is essential.
Please call the booking line on 0121 666 7671 to book your spaces.

The booking line is open:

  • Tuesday to Friday, 10.30am – 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 12pm

If you are planning on visiting us within 3 days of the current date, it's best to give us a call.

If you want to visit us a little further into the future, and our booking line is busy, you can now send us an email request. Please see below for how to send an email request.

Group bookings:

  • If your group needs more than 8 spaces, please call the booking line to book to discuss.
  • If you are looking for an educational workshop, please contact our education officer on 0121 622 2442 ext 100 or email to discuss.

How to request a tour by email

You can now request a tour of the Birmingham Back to Backs by email.

Please send an email request to backtobacks@nationaltrust.org.uk with the following details:

Your name:
Date of booking (please give one week’s notice):
Start time required (Tue-Thur: 1pm-3pm; Fri-Sun: 10am-3pm):
Number of visitors (inc children):
Telephone number (preferably a mobile):

We will try to contact you within 3 days of receiving your email.

Tours last between an hour and a quarter and an hour and a half, and run approximately every 15 minutes.
Please allow two hours to enjoy the full Back to Backs experience.

The Back to Backs contain a total of 8 flights of steep, narrow and spiral staircases, so appropriate footwear is advised.
In the event that a visitor would not be able to manage the stairs, we are able to offer a Ground Floor Tour.

Please note that your booking has not been confirmed until you have received a confirmation from us.

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