A canal boat holiday to the cosmopolitan city of Birmingham is filled with charm. From the contrast of the beautiful countryside to the hub of the atmospheric Gas Street Basin, it’s a canal boat break that will suit those looking for an active holiday.
Leaving the Black Prince base at Stoke Prior, it’s a couple of days cruise to reach the heart of Birmingham, and it’s not for the faint-hearted as you will encounter the UK’s longest flight of locks at Tardebigge. Fortunately after these 30 locks, it’s an easy lock-free cruise to the city centre.
Moor in the centre of Birmingham at Gas Street and you’ll be in the hub of its nightlife, with an abundance of bars and restaurants.