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Gas Street Basin

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Address: Gas St., Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Phone Number: 44-121-643-2514
Description: Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful...
Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful canal boats, bars, cafes and restaurants.
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Quite simply my favourite part of Birmingham. Considering the proximity to the centre of Birmingham, you are transported to another world. Quiet and serene with hardy any... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Quite simply my favourite part of Birmingham. Considering the proximity to the centre of Birmingham, you are transported to another world. Quiet and serene with hardy any indication that Birmingham traffic is so close. This and Brindley Place are both lovely places to be. Canals, barges, restaurants, the Sealife Centre and the Barclaycard Arena (formerly N.I.A.) What more could you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful place to go and walk along the canal, admire the narrowboats and then go for something to eat in the many places nearby.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely old pubs along the canal side , mixed with modern dining and bars. Narrow footpaths under some of the bridges , some areas without guard rails , so beware of falling in the canal.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Like the basin where the narrow boats are moored are nice the canal is clean and it is know longer cut in half by a beam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Anyone who remembers the old Gas Street Basin will hardly recognise it now. Great restaurants, new canal side living, boat rides and the symphony hall. Very relaxing, worth a visit.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Good to stroll by day or night with a different vibe as the sun goes down. By day shoppers and workers stroll and work , by night it's people on the way to clubs and bars. Theres a few waterfront bars and as always the water and occassional barge go by.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Having grown up in & around Birmingham & remembering the old gas street basin whoever thought of rejuvenating the area should get a medal! Loads of places to eat & drink with the arena & symphony hall close by its an enjoyable place to spend the evening. If you visit on a Friday or Saturday evening it's very busy whereas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It's located in west side of Birmingham closed to Mailbox. I recommend spend enough time in the area from south side of the canal until north end for great walk, drink and eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

It was really lovely to see the tourist side of Birmingham which I really enjoyed. Took many photos and even went on the boat in the canal which was very relaxing. Definitely was worth the visit and a plus side free parking on a Sunday 😉

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have been here many times and always enjoy a stroll around no matter what time of year. Loads of bars, cafes, restaurants, hotels - you are spoilt for choice. The big star of course is the canal itself and very enjoyable watching the boats and wildlife going by. Everyone sits outside - even in the colder months, the weekends... More 

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Address: Gas St., Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Phone Number: 44-121-643-2514
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood

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