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Sherborne Wharf

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Sherborne Wharf Sherborne Street, Birmingham B16 8DE, England
+44 121 455 6163
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Worth doing if you would like a relaxing hours trip along the canal( even in Feb - although wrap up... read more

Reviewed yesterday
wendy G
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting Boat Ride

Went on the boat ride with my family of 2 adults + 3 kids. The boat ride was for around an hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Explore Birmingham's many scenic waterways by taking a popular sightseeing trip by canal boat from this city wharf.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible16%
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Sherborne Wharf Sherborne Street, Birmingham B16 8DE, England
+44 121 455 6163
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth doing if you would like a relaxing hours trip along the canal( even in Feb - although wrap up warm as quite chilly!) could do with cushions on the seats or a supply of blankets. Friendly welcome.

Thank wendy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the boat ride with my family of 2 adults + 3 kids. The boat ride was for around an hour with audio commentary on the background. A lot of history of the Birmingham canals + boats. The people who run it were very...More

Thank naughtybylaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The concept is great, slowing meandering along old canals looking at Birmingham from a very different view. Unfortunately, the piped commentary is a cross between 'Play School' and a parody of 'Horrible Histories'. More work needed!

Thank Richy R
Reviewed 7 December 2017

An hours cruise around the canals of Birmingham helped put a lot of local history into place. Our host was a very friendly woman and we had a good chat with her before getting on the boat. We found the trip interesting with explanations of...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Sherborne wharf yesterday as my 87 year old grandmother wanted to see the Birmingham canals. As she is currently uncomfortable walking, I got in touch with the team before we arrived to check the practical arrangements. They could not have been more helpful...More

1  Thank cham265
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Due to enforced travel changes ended up with spare time in Birmingham . Train from airport to New street station then 1/2 (slow walk) to boat . Quick tip walk through Symphony hall rather than round if open . Friendly crew . Commentary helped put...More

Thank Phyzbang
Reviewed 17 September 2017

It was nice to get out of the rain and into the warm, however the commentary was extremely poor - the timings were all "off" and a quarter of the words were inaudible. The "steward" was more interested in her phone than in offering any...More

Thank lulet99
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Booked as a birthday gift to revisit the area my Mom grew up in. This canal trip and afternoon tea was simply dissapointing. 2 choice of sandwiches both "curling at the corners" both "unappealing". There's was cake top which wernt much better. Nothing appeared to...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My 12yr old niece had read her horoscope which said she was going on a cruise. This one was affordable but not as she had imagined! She feigned interest when we moved away from the built up areas but was too young to appreciate the...More

Thank 218allanf
Reviewed 3 August 2017

the cruise was very good but the afternoon tea was a disaster ie the tea was buffet style not on cake style platter , the plates for your meal were absolutely filthy the courier i showed them to had to wash them all , the...More

2  Thank alvincox
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