0 48 km travelodge dudley town centre 1 01 km premier inn dudley town centre hotel 1 02 km silverdale hotel 1 05 km village hotel birmingham dudley 0 88 km mad o rourkes pie factory. The next development was for a canal commonly known as the dudley no 2 canal from the original canal near netherton via halesowen through lappal tunnel 3 794 yards to the worcester birmingham canal at selly oak.
Dudley canal tunnel map. 1955 ordnance survey map of the east portal of tunnel the lapal tunnel old spelling lappal tunnel is a disused 3 795 yard 3 470 m canal tunnel on the five mile dry section of the dudley no. Unless you have prior permission you cannot paddle this tunnel and for good reason. 2 canal in the west midlands england.
The birmingham canal navigations dudley canal no 2 coombeswood is a narrow canal and is part of the birmingham canal navigations dudley canal no 2 it runs for 5 miles and 2 furlongs from parkhead junction where it joins the birmingham canal navigations dudley canal no 1 through route to coombeswood where it joins the birmingham canal navigations dudley canal no 2 lapal canal. Hotels near dudley canal tunnel trust. Standedge tunnel is the longest at 5 456 yards 4 989 0 m and the 3 931 yards 3 594 5 m higham and strood tunnel is now rail only.
It s the second longest tunnel on the uk canal network at 2 900m and weaves through dramatic limestone caverns. Dudley tunnel is a canal tunnel on the dudley canal line no 1 england. Organisers have released details of this year s.
Dudley canal tunnel trust have been looking after the dudley tunnel and its network of underground waterways since they were first threatened in the 1950s. The dudley tunnelwas completed in 1778 it was constructed by lord dudley and ward to link his lime works and tipton colliery to the birmingham canal navigations the tunnel was originally known lord ward s canal but he later sold the canal and tunnel to the dudley canal company. Dudley tunnel on the dudley canal.
45 minutes number in group. At about 3 172 yards 2 900 5 m long it is now the second longest canal tunnel on the uk canal network today. Dudley tunnel is probably the most stand out feature of the dudley canal but not necessarily for paddlers.
Tickets are on sale now for the great present hunt a christmas adventure which will see the historic tunnels transformed into a festive grotto. Popular family christmas events are set to return to the dudley canal and tunnel trust this december. The activity entails an underground boat trip into the world famous dudley canal tunnel and limestone mines.
It takes its name from the settlement of lapal. View all hotels near dudley canal tunnel trust on tripadvisor. Max 60 this trip is run by dudley canal trust but it can be booked through our booking team and accessed from the museum site.
As well as serving various industries this was an attempt to break the birmingham canal s monopoly. Dudley canal tunnel and limestone mines additional activities and learning experiences duration.