Address: Canal & River Trust, Birmingham Office, 22 Cambrian House, King Edwards Road, Birmingham, B1 2AN View on Google map
Opening Times: Towpath open every day. Our office is open 8:30am - 16:00pm, Monday to Friday
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Toilets: The nearest toilets are in Brindley Place
Brummies will tell you they have more miles of canal than Venice. You decide. Start in the heart - Brindley Place. And while you're there ask yourself why it's call 'Brindley Place'. Head on through the Gas Street Basin area and onwards - you've over 100 miles of Birmingham's central canal network to explore!
Birmingham's waterways make the ideal escape to unwind in the middle of the busy city. Whether you want something active like cycling, canoeing or the vibrant waterfront bars and resturants. Just want to admire the historic architecture and passing boats. Or seeking an afternoon of relaxation on a tranquil boat trip down the canal, Birmingham will not disappoint.
Why not stop by our office on the towpath at Cumbrian House for boating information, leaflets and guides.
Take to the towpath:
Places to eat:
While this is the city centre, remember to feed the swans, coots and ducks something healthy. And you may even be lucky enough to see a Black Redstart or Peregrine Falcon!
By car - there is lots of pay & display car parking around the city centre - nearest to the canals is Barclaycard Arena or Brindley Place
By train - Birminham New Street station is a 15 walk to our office and even shorter to Gast Street Basin
By boat - Brindley Place and Gast Street Basin are part of the famous Birmingham boating ring