Cargoes of coal glass porcelain chocolate crumb and the heavy trade of the black country were carried by canal boat to and from birmingham. Luxury canal boat holiday birmingham and the black country ring staffordshire ring ever thought about having a luxury canal boat holiday.
Birmingham canal boat hire. Hire a canal boat or barge to explore the canals around stratford upon avon birmingham or warwick castle. Hire a boat for a week and you can choose your route at over 30 junctions on a network of over 35 miles of canals with 80 plus locks and loops tunnels aqueducts and bridges. Stoke prior a canal boat holiday in the midlands offers a great selection of cruising including both short breaks for beginners or rings for the experienced or energetic boater.
Canal boat holidays in central england cover the largest range of canal river networks including the grand union canal mainline. Debbie s day boats limited has been established for over 20 years. Waterways weave through the great british countryside offering waterfront pubs fields of.
Why not consider hiring a luxury narrowboat from aqua narrowboats and following the birmingham and black country ring staffordshire ring. Visit the museum of royal worcester if time allows or go sightseeing in the city centre and see its magnificent cathedral which dates from 1074 and overlooks the river severn. Situated in the heart of the country s canal system in fazeley near tamworth staffs.
A list and map of canal boat hire and narrowboat holiday companies on or near the main canal branch of the worcester and birmingham canal canal boat hire narrowboat holidays are very popular and a wonderful relaxing way to experience some of the most beautiful british countryside. One of the longest canals in the uk the sleepy droitwich canals. Canal boat narrowboat hire tamworth birmingham.
The worcester and birmingham canal is for the active or canal enthusiast as it includes 58 locks including the famous tardebigge flight of 30 locks in 2 miles tunnels and swing bridges. The birmingham ring the birmingham canal navigations are a paradise for boaters who enjoy exploring. For further information on attractions and places to visit starline narrowboats offers guide books and maps for sale on the bookings form.
Re opened in 2011 and the notable trent mersey canal which leads to the north of england waterways. Canal boat holidays in midlands birmingham starting base location. In its industrial heyday the worcester birmingham canal once carried cargoes of porcelain from the world famous factory in worcester at the start of your route.
Self drive canal boat holidays in the west midlands. We are a small friendly family boat yard owned and run by experienced boaters and canal enthusiasts with our own community of moorers.