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Maps and Trails

Take a look at our featured maps. Take one of our featured trails.

Whatever your passion, go virtual and plan your time, your visits and your trips.

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A Short Walk Along the Dudley Number Two Canal at Bumble Hole
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A Short Walk Along the Dudley Number Two Canal at Bumble Hole

A grey day yes, but still nice for a short photo-walk along the Dudley Number Two Canal at the beautiful area known as Bumble Hole! Starting at Bumble Hole Bridge going past the Visitor Centre and as far as the south entrance to the 2768m Netherton Tunnel. Back towards  the visitor centre via another path. Photos taken along the way by Daniel Sturley. 

Passions: History & heritage, Health & wellbeing, Sport & leisure, Transport, Environment & green action, Travel & tourism, Local services, Rivers, lakes & canals, Landscape architecture, Green open spaces
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Tolkien experience - Birmingham (Outside City) trail
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Tolkien experience - Birmingham (Outside City) trail

Take this trail (walk, cycle or bus) between Perrott's Folly and Sarehole Mill and enjoy many of the places connected with the world renowned author, J.R.R. Tolkien during his time in Birmingham between 1895 and 1911.  

Take the article, view digital map or download the pdf map.

Article and words credited to Chris Upton, Kristina Williamson & Chris Rice.

Passions: History & heritage, Art; Culture & creativity
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Public squares - Birmingham (City Centre) trail
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Public squares - Birmingham (City Centre) trail

Enjoy with our complements this trail (walk, run or clycle) of Birmingham's public squares and spaces. The City's squares are connected with direct and pleasant pedestrian links and they portray a city that recognises the value and importance of its history and heritage whist maintain a vision of growth, creativity and innovation. Duration of the trail if walking: 3 hours.

Passions: Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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Showcasing the University of Birmingham - Brummie Gems
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Showcasing the University of Birmingham - Brummie Gems

A collection of photography showcasing the University of Birmingham.

Passions: History & heritage, Photography, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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The Alexandra Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!
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The Alexandra Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Alexandra is a theatre on Suffolk Street Queensway in Birmingham. Originally built in 1900-01. Original entrance on John Bright Street. Extended to Suffolk St in the 1960s.

Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Travel & tourism, Music & musicians, Classic Architecture
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Birmingham Progressive Synagogue - Culture, history and faith
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Birmingham Progressive Synagogue - Culture, history and faith

A Liberal Jewish synagogue now on Bishopsgate Street in Westside, Birmingham, at Roseland Way. Formerly on Sheepcote Street where The Bank is now until 2006.

Passions: History & heritage, Modern Architecture, Faith
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Birmingham and Beyond - Views from the Library of Birmingham
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Birmingham and Beyond - Views from the Library of Birmingham

This feature is to showcase photography taken from the Library of Birmingham by community enthusiasts and visitors.

Passions: Photography, Travel & tourism, People & community, Modern Architecture, Squares and public spaces
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