BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 4. The Birmingham Back-to-Backs are a block of Victorian dwellings which have been preserved and open to the public in the city centre. July 4 2016 in Birmingham, England.; Shutterstock ID 453993793; your: Bridget Brown; gl: 65050; netsuite: Online Editorial; full: POI Image Update

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Birmingham Back to Backs


Quirky tours of this cluster of restored back-to-back terraced houses take you through four working-class homes, telling the stories of those who lived here between the 1840s and the 1970s. Book ahead by phone for the compulsory guided tour.

For an even more vivid impression of what life was like here, you can book to stay in basic three-storey period cottages at 52 and 54 Inge St (doubles with wi-fi from £130). Guests receive a free Back to Backs tour.

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