2 edition of Guide to the Worcester-Birmingham Canal found in the catalog.
Guide to the Worcester-Birmingham Canal
by Worcester-Birmingham Canal Society
Written in English
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The last mile into Birmingham is a mix of old and new as the Worcester & Birmingham Canal takes a sharp left turn at the Mailbox (the former Royal Mail sorting office, now a mix of designer shopping, bars, television and radio studios) to join the Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN) at the ‘Worcester Bar’. The Birmingham-and-return-from-Worcester Canal Boat Information. UK Canal Boating. and raise the Worcester & Birmingham canal up feet through some delightful rolling countryside just southeast of Bromsgrove. This route has been provided as a guide only. Information may become inaccurate or .
The Droitwich Canal links the Worcester and Birmingham with the River Severn at Hawford creating a new mini-ring from Worcester. Cruising the ring will take approximately 16 hours so a short break is possible, but will require long days cruising on weekend breaks. Follow the Worcester and Birmingham Canal from the vibrant centre of Birmingham, through the green hills of Worcestershire, to the cathedral city of Worcester. After leaving Birmingham you enter the countryside and will encounter a series of locks including Tardebigge Locks. With 30 locks in about 2 miles, Tarddebigge is the longest in the.
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The Worcester & Birmingham Canal is just one part of the vast network of canals in the Midlands of England but it is remarkable for having the longest lock flight in the UK.
It connects the second largest city in Britain, Birmingham with a million inhabitants, to Worcester, with aboutThe canal, like so many, goes from very urban to quite rural and along its route are the requisite.
Worcester & Birmingham Step back through the pages of history along the canal that turned the Midlands into an industrial boom area years ago. The Worcester and Birmingham Canal connected the Black Country to the sea by providing a link to the River Severn, opening trade routes to the world.
The Worcester & Birmingham Canal and Droitwich canals The Worcester and Birmingham canal links the two cities, built to connect the River Severn in Worcester to the Birmingham Canal System via a quicker route than the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, although opposition from other canals prevented completion of the last few feet of canal in Birmingham for twenty years.
The Worcester and Birmingham Canal is Guide to the Worcester-Birmingham Canal book canal linking Birmingham and Worcester in starts in Worcester, as an 'offshoot' of the River Severn (just after the river lock) and ends in Gas Street Basin in Birmingham. It is 29 miles (47 km) long. There are 58 locks in total on the canal, including the 30 Tardebigge Locks, one of the largest lock flights in Europe.
Waterways covered in this guide - River Avon, Birmingham Canal Navigations, Droitwich Barge & Droitwich Junction Canal, Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and the River Severn, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Stourbridge and Dudley Canals, Stratford-on-Avon Canal, Worcester & Birmingham Canal.
The Worcester & Birmingham Canal takes you from the vibrant centre of Birmingham, through the green hills of Worcestershire, to the cathedral city of Worcester.
Worcester & Birmingham Canal at night. Maximum boat dimensions. Guide only - weather conditions affect water levels. Free guides for fun days out. Looking for a perfect place to picnic. : Severn, Avon & Birmingham: Waterways Guide 2 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides) eBook: Collins Maps: Kindle Store.
Canal guide Worcester & Birmingham Canal Difficulty level: high Locks: 58 Bridges: 97 Tunnels: 5 Aqueducts: 4 The Worcester & Birmingham Canal is just one part of the vast. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included – ideal for use with sat-navs.
This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference/5(85).
Canals were once as important a means of transport as the roads, and in this part of the county the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, the Staffordshire & Worcester Canal and the Droitwich Canal were considered to be more reliable than the roads and quicker than the Severn.
They lost a good deal of their practical advantages when the railways arrived.5/5. The Worcester and Birmingham Canal links Birmingham City Centre with the River Severn at Worcester, This Canal runs from Gas Street Basins at City Centre, down to Bournville, passing Cadbury World and Birmingham University along the way where it meets the Stratford Canal at Kings Norton before heading out into the open countryside for a scenic trip to Worcester.
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Join the considerate boaters. Please pay a visit toan. The City stands on the banks of the River Severn and the Worcester - Birmingham Canal. There are some moorings available. Distances to Worcester from: York - miles, locks, hours cruising time.
London - miles, locks, hours cruising time. Birmingham. The Worcester and Birmingham Canal runs from the centre of Birmingham through beautiful country side to the the heart of the cathedral City of Worcester. The canal is miles long with 58 locks. The canal intersects with 2 other canals, meeting the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal at Kings Norton Junction and meeting the Droitwich Canal at Hanbury.
BOOKING OFFICE PO Budleigh Salterton, Devon. EX9 7ZN. Telephone: Email: [email protected]. The Worcester & Birmingham Canal was once known colloquially as ‘the 58′, the number of locks on the canal – all of which are on the southern half of the canal.
The canal links Birmingham with Worcester, but the route remains surprisingly rural and the occasional. UK Canal Maps & Holiday Cruising Guides. Cruising guides & maps for popular UK canals and other navigable inland waterways. Our canal guide maps cover the most popular English, Welsh and Scottish cruising canals and navigations.
Click on the canal name or any any route on the blue UK waterways map to see that cruising guide & route map. A trip on the Worcester and Birmingham canal and onto Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal from Angle Welsh in Tardebigge on Golden Ghyll. The people who know the most about the Main Canal branch of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal are the boaters themselves.
We are hoping that, with your help, we can make the UK Waterways Guide the most comprehensive and up to date source of information for the UK's canals and rivers. The bestselling guides to Britain’s canals and rivers for 50 years. For all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways around Birmingham and the River :.
The bestselling guides to Britain’s canals and rivers for 50 years. For all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways around Birmingham and the River Severn/5(81).The mile Worcester & Birmingham links the Birmingham Canal Network (BCN) at Gas.
Street, in central Birmingham, to the River Severn at Worcester, with then links, via the. Severn, to the Droitwich Canal and the River Avon. It’s very much a canal of two halves. Travelling from Worcester (as .Buy The Worcester and Birmingham Canal: Chronicles of the Cut by Alan White (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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