Birmingham canal walk and map

Uncover the fascinating story of Birmingham's past as the 'workshop of the world'. This walk takes you from the new Bullring Shopping centre to the bustling city centre.

Brindley Place, Birmingham Brindley Place, Birmingham

This walk is from the Royal Geographical Society’s ‘Discovering Britain’ series. Visit their website for full route information and maps.

Just a short walk through Birmingham's streets will tell a fascinating story about this constantly evolving city - for those who know where to look. Don't forget the canals themselves, which have played a significant role in Birmingham's success over the last 200 years.

Start point: The Bullring shopping centre, B5 4BU

End point: Victoria Square, B2 5TB

Distance: under two miles

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