Dudley Canal Trust

97% of 206 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

  • Explores a network of basins, tunnels and limestone caves
  • Under 3s go free
  • Historic anecdotes from knowledgeable guides
  • Gift shop and ice cream parlour
  • Departs at 10.30am

The Fine Print

Validity: Must book by 30 September. Valid 5 August-31 October (Mon-Sun); 1-31 November (Wed-Sun); 1-20 December (Wed-Fri) 2013.
Purchase: Limit 1 per 2 people or a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children). May buy 9 additional as gifts.
Redemption: Booking required online only: http://grouponbookings.co.uk/dudley-canal-trust-august/. 7-day cancellation policy. Further information: Children must be under 16. Valid on option purchased only. Original values verified 1 August 2013 at 5.55pm.
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Dudley Canal Trust - Dudley: Historic Canal Tour For Two (£6) or Family (£9) with Dudley Canal Trust (up to 54% Off)

The Tour

Tours carve their way through an interwoven network of basins, junctions and limestone tunnels which stretch over 2,000 yards. During the 45-minute trip, video and waxwork displays will demonstrate the vital role the Black Country limestone played in the industrial revolution. Canal cruisers of two adults (usually £11.98) or two adults and two children (£19.45) will drift through the Lord Wards, Little Tess and Hurst caverns, and gaze up at the stalactites as they embrace the art of legging — propelling the barge through tights spaces by foot.

Choose from the following options for a canal tour:

  • £6 for two adults (50% off)

  • £9 for two adults and two children (54% off)

The Merchant

Guiding groups through a network of hidden waterways, Dudley Canal Trust brings history to life with videos, lifelike reconstructions, and impressive sound and lighting displays. The array of tours include 45-minute and two-hour jaunts through Dudley's tunnels, as well as three-hour expeditions to Netherton's tunnels and landscaped man-made lake, while a six-hour tour covers both location's sights. A gift shop and ice cream parlour cater for mementoes and refreshments, while corporate days, special seasonal events for all ages and weddings are also regularly held.


Average rating:4.5 stars

TripAdvisor (49 Reviews)

Dudley Canal Trust earned a buoyant 4.5/5 stars from TripAdvisor users, and holds a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Reviewers appreciated the varied sights, and particularly liked travelling through the tunnels. The engaging and enthusiastic guides and their local history anecdotes also met praise.

Details verified 05/08/2013.

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97% of 206 customers recommend

Enjoyed the trip on the Dudley canal trip. Very informative. Not impressed with the food at the restaurant. 4 adults had a coffee and a scone ( which was very dry). My son had sausage and mash from the kids menu. Really small portion of lumpy mash. He said the sausage was nice. Would not visit the restaurant again!
Anna W. · 3 days ago
Lovely experience, well worth going on, the staff were very friendly, obliging knowledgeable and helpful. Excellent day out.
Janet C. · May 18, 2016
If you turn up early you may be able to get on an earlier trip. Friendly and informative skippers.
Denise N. · May 7, 2016
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    A4123 Birmingham New Road

    Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4SJ

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