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We came to this historic site for a walk along the canals of central Birmingham only to find that the towpath towards Brindley Place was barricaded, as was the bridge leading to the Mailbox - very disappointing.
Took the canalside walk from Brindley Place out a few miles towards Wolverhampton. The pathways and arches have been wonderfully restored while the former industrial units provide a real sense of history. You can take a Canal boat if you prefer a more leisurely trip...More
Many years ago you just wouldn’t believe how run down this area was. It’s a jewel in Birmingham’s crown with plenty of restaurants pubs and bars to use. It’s also a good walk to get to the nail box and new st station,
We went at lunch time in Winter and it was fairly quiet.
Nice walk along the canal. However, a lot of construction work is being done to upgrade the adjacent Paradise Circus. The best part of the walk was the German Xmas Market outside the...More
As narrow boat owners it is hard not to visit canals either by boat or whilst visiting for a land lubbing weekend away.
Fantastic to see canalside regeneration projects thriving like this one with many bars and restaurants creating a beautiful bustling atmosphere.
no matter the weather I will go up to the canal it has some lovely views and some nice features and a boat trip around the canal and boats being covered in it does not matter if its raining or sunny or you can just...More
Did you know there are more canals in Birmingham than Venice or Amsterdam? What a surprise to find this area of beautiful canals. Easy to walk from one area of the city to the next. So much to see and explore using the canal routes....More
We had a very enjoyable and interesting hour cruising around some of the city’s canals starting from Brindley Place. We contacted Bosworth’s canal trips who appeared to be the only one running trips in December and then phoned on the day to confirm that the...More