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pleasant walk

this can be nicer the further you explore .some of the architecture is georgeous with many places... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Clean and historic

Had a stroll around the canal basin which was pleasant,clean and safe . Went there in the evening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful canal boats, bars, cafes and restaurants.
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Gas Street Basin Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

this can be nicer the further you explore .some of the architecture is georgeous with many places to visit and the cafe a lovely place to have a break and breathe in your surroundings

Thank supercharge2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a stroll around the canal basin which was pleasant,clean and safe . Went there in the evening and very lively with lots of choice for food.

Thank GS1706
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely area to walk in the city centre, with the canalside being redeveloped and the waterway back in use, there are multiple bars & restaurant close by

Thank gramsci1966
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once the engine-room of the city, the canals and surrounding buildings have been transformed into places to eat, drink and live. The paths are well lit and there are lots of bridges to get you back and forth and around and about. Several info boards...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area of Birmingham that has been nicely restored whilst retaining its historical value. Beautiful pubs and restaurants, maybe too many but it is cosy and the only place in Birmingham where you can cycle.

Thank Mjnvakantiecoach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see the waterway back in use. Nicely brought back to life and blends well with the newer restaurants and facilities.

Thank car0lynpauljennings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Gas Street! it is steeped with history, the colourful narrow boats on a Summers day can make you feel like you are abroad, there are narrow boat trips, well worth doing, and our Guide was very informative, there is a really pretty looking...More

Thank heather d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and attractive area. Enjoyable, peaceful walk in the heart of the city. Lots of bars and restaurants along the way.

Thank HerefordshireSara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are interesting businesses, pubs and eating places on the Gas Street Basin and you can see canal boats mooring up and passing through. The Tap and Spile pub in Gas Street dates back to the 1820s, and is well worth a visit.

Thank MartinofW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice area with plenty of pubs and restaurants to pop into if you feel like a stop, gets busy in the evenings and loads of the old canal bots still moored.

Thank skybus320
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Simon H
10 January 2016|
Response from U9398WRdavidb |
Try contacting the rivers and canal trust they should be able to help
21 March 2015|
Response from luchesasmith |
it's not very near. in fact it's in another country. hope you have a good time in Italy.