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Birmingham Canalside

Cambrian House 22 King Edwards Road, Birmingham B1 2AN, England
+44 7940 261625
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Peaceful haven in the middle of the city

We came here with friends last weekend and took a trip from the gas basin. It was a peaceful trip... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
davetlg
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Miles of (mainly) tranquility

There are miles of canal side to explore in the city and it is great fun just to set off and see... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Kevin A
,
Hawick, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
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“canal boats” (4 reviews)
“tow paths” (3 reviews)
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Cambrian House 22 King Edwards Road, Birmingham B1 2AN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with friends last weekend and took a trip from the gas basin. It was a peaceful trip with an interesting commentary. As a exiled brummie it was good to revisit and see how much the area has been smartened up over the...More

Thank davetlg
Reviewed 17 August 2017

There are miles of canal side to explore in the city and it is great fun just to set off and see where you get to. Many cyclists and joggers passing by and the old canal boats moored up alongside. Lots of historically old buildings...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 14 August 2017

There are many miles of canals in Birmingham and I have only walked along the tow paths for a few miles. However, this is a quite wonderful experience away from the bustle and crowds of the city. Joggers and cyclists pass frequently and everyone is...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely for walks to sit and have a coffee or brunch. Lovely small cafes and places to eat. Highly recommended!

Thank Spaceisblack
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Did the trip up the canal. Good fun, good value for money. Even took a pleasant walk, Do this before you have a look around the shops. Good eating places around this area.

Thank carolannecarter95
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Canal walk is an absolute must, quiet, beautiful (dotted with little ancient cafes) and full of smiling people.

Thank DoctorSKR
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Walking along the canals takes you away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Walk along the tow paths and over the bridges, stop at the canal boat cafe near Brindly Place. Make a point of reading the plaques and information boards along the...More

Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My husband had come here on a business trip quite a few years ago and mentioned this lovely area that he wanted to show me on our 1 night stay in Birmingham. This inner city area has been thoughtfully redeveloped/revitalised with the conservation of historic...More

Thank NotMolly
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby This area has been transformed into a delightful area to walk around both day and night.Canal boat tours cruise along the water taking people on tours, or at night a floating restaurant or maybe a hen night celebration.For some people...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Spent a considerable amount of time sightseeing around this beautiful area amongst the different Canals from the 12/08/16 while holidaying in Central Birmingham for 5 nights. Some old & more updated Canal Boats with many used for holiday makers & some boats called home for...More

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