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Dudley Canal Trust Trips

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Address: Birmingham New Road, Dudley DY1 4SB, England
Phone Number: +44 121 557 6265
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See the network of underground canal routes that helped form the industrial...

See the network of underground canal routes that helped form the industrial Black Country and marvel at the fantastic Limestone Caverns. Enjoy a canalside walk or relaxing boat trip, and admire the local history. See if you can spot any of the limestone fossils remaining from when the area was below sea, and explore the Dudley Tunnel - don't be startled by the bats!

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Revealing History and Amazing Adventure

Though we have been living in the area for the last 6 years, I had not got the time or the patience to visit this place.It has been recently renovated, which i could say to a high... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
naveen k
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though we have been living in the area for the last 6 years, I had not got the time or the patience to visit this place.It has been recently renovated, which i could say to a high standard.I took my 5 year old daughter for a day out and she was enjoying every minute of this day out. we took... More 

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Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The canal trip was a lovely day, something i had not expected. stunning tunnels and beautiful scenery, wil be going back.

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1 Thank minimad755
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous! My grandchildren Love this so much we have an annual pass and return often. 1940s weekend this weekend was incredible, so much to see and do!

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DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the boat trip! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had done this before but enjoyed it so much I went again. This time with the most experienced skipper Mark whose commentary was superb. On a par with Becky the skipper last time Well impressed with the Portal visitor centre and lovely food in the cafe. Dudley Canal trust you have done yourselves proud.

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2 Thank daytripman2015
DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we're glad you like our new Portal building! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Stafford, Great Britain
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493 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 320 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The six hour canal cruise includes two long tunnels, which add considerably to the enjoyment of the journey from 1000hrs to about 1600hrs. Pre-booking is essential, as these cruises are often sold out well in advance. Our skipper was Brian Atkins, who was ably assisted by Julia Bird; both were extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about this cruise, and the Dudley... More 

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2 Thank WilliamRead
DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback! We're glad you had a great day on our six hour trip and like our new Portal building. We hope you'll come again to another of our trips soon. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boat trip is so interesting and useful with loads of history explained to you on the way round. All the staff are super friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. I highly recommend this trip.

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2 Thank baggiesboy22
DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we're glad you enjoyed the trip and found the staff so accomodating. We'll pass your feedback on to them! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing trip thru the tunnels of dudley canal. Absolutely amazing value for money. Included a light and sound show which wasn't expected and made it all the more enjoyable. Great for all ages, we ranged from my 7 year old daughter to my 90 year old nan! The commentary provided by the driver was fab too. All... More 

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DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback; we're glad you enjoyed your trip! We do pride ourselves on being a great experience for all ages. We'll pass your kind comments onto our staff. We hope you'll come and visit us again soon. More 

Coventry UK
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the trust with 3 grandsons and the parents of 2 of them. We booked for the short 45 minute experience not knowing how appealing it would be for the various ages. We all enjoyed it immensely. The commentary from our guide/steersman was most informative and entertaining. One grandson enjoyed helping to leg our narrow boat through one of... More 

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DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback John - we're glad you enjoyed the trip and our lovely new Portal building! We hope you'll come back and see us again soon. More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip but can't visit regularly as always the same...maybe consider themes / other ideas Great at Xmas with Santa in the caverns

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DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Hi Lucy, thanks for your feedback. We do run themed trips and special events throughout the year - you can see the listings on our website. Our most popular are the Santa cavern trip in December and our Children's Halloween in October, though we also do concerts, plays and more underground in the Singing Cavern. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a long trip on the canal boat but enjoyable and interesting. You are given a hard hat each as you board, some people did not start the trip wearing them but they soon put them on as the water from the top of the tunnels dripped or rained on them!! Light show in the cavern was ok but could... More 

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DudleyCanalTrust, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal Trust Trips, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, we're glad you enjoyed your trip. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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