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Welcome to our audio tour in the heart of the Birmingham’s canal network. Together we’ll walk from Salvage Turn to the Roundhouse, exploring the area’s rich history along the way

Please click the play button below to start this tour. You can also download the full transcript if you would like to read along with this tour. You can stop the tour at any point just by clicking the stop/pause button.

You can view and download the walking route here.

In this tour, we’ll tell you how the canals in Birmingham have become the vibrant destination they are today, as well as exploring the city's most famous landmarks.

Our canals and rivers are the perfect places to help you feel calmer, happier and healthier. Even in busy towns and cities, they provide special spaces where you can relax, recharge, or get your body moving.

Whether you’re on the canal following this tour or listening along indoors, we hope you enjoy spending time by water today.

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This podcast linked above is hosted on the Audioboom website. The Terms and conditions linked from the podcast itself refer to the Audioboom website. You can read the Canal & River Trust's terms and conditions here.

Last Edited: 11 January 2021

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