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Gas Street Basin

Gas St., Birmingham B1 2JT, England (Ladywood)
44-121-643-2514
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Ranked #17 of 202 Attractions in Birmingham
Type: Bodies of Water
Description: Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful canal boats, bars, cafes and restaurants.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

it was amazing for my daughters graduation we had a wonderful party on the barge everybody should try this expexience amazing friendly staff also ..Thank you for a brilliant time jacke and shermira

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Hull,uk
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

had a lovely walk here and a pint in the Canalside pub. Great experience walking down the canals and locks. So peaceful in the middle of Birmingham. Great way to spend a sunday afternoon.

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Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Something for everyone from a canal cruise to excellent food and drinking establishments. A short walk to the Aquarium ideal for all ages.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

it was a great treat to go back to gas street basin ,its a must for any Brummie or visitor to the city ,the atmosphere there is unreal.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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267 reviews 267 reviews
123 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I was desperate to visit the Gas Street Basin, as I had heard much about it from family & friends. In truth I found it rather dull, dirty & disappointing. To be absolutely fair, there has been a great deal of work achieved, but it still looks to me like an industrial site, which of course, it was, but somehow... More

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Both of my parents use to start out on canal holidays from here and hadn't seen it for years. They were gobsmacked by how the place has been renovated into a beautiful tourist attraction. We love walking around here. Stop for food in Brindley Place, or The Mailbox nearby.

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Runcorn England
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was a nice night which always helps but I found it to be a safe, pleasurable relaxed experience but I was only about till midnight so can only comment up till then. The area known as the Mail Box with multiple hotels basically right next to both Gas Street Basin & Broad Street mean that you can stroll from... More

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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place comes alive when night falls. It's lovely to have a drink and people watch and watch the canal boats

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Warwickshire
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was a sunny day, which always helps. There were flower displays everywhere. We sat in the sun outside All Bar One enjoying the people watching.

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Ostend, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Even on a rainy day our visit to the canals was nice. Perfect for a stroll on a sunny or rainy afternoon

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