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Sherborne Wharf

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A pleasant hour on the canal

Many of the sights on the heritage canal trip aren't exactly picturesque. But it is what it is... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
TheMoj
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Canal Cruise

Took a boat from the quay side outside of ICC. Nice way to spend an hour cruising the canal ways of... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
smj4870
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Cairns, Australia
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Explore Birmingham's many scenic waterways by taking a popular sightseeing trip by canal boat from this city wharf.
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Sherborne Wharf Sherborne Street, Birmingham B16 8DE, England
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

A great company to explore the canals of Birmingham with, an hour well spent. Sylvia, who does a live commentary is extremely knowledgeable about the history of the canals and has worked in Amsterdam , very professional outfit. Would highly recommend, discount for the over...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Many of the sights on the heritage canal trip aren't exactly picturesque. But it is what it is. The history is interesting although I always prefer live commentary rather than pre-recorded which can get a bit out of sync. At £8 for adults you can't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TheMoj
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure I’ve ever left a one star review before but this truly deserved it. £8 isn’t a lot. It is however too much for this “luxury narrowboat.” I can only assume the voice over commentary wasn’t started on time. It welcomed us aboard...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Took a boat from the quay side outside of ICC. Nice way to spend an hour cruising the canal ways of Birmingham.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

What to do on a bank holiday trip on the Birmingham canal. Lovely sunny day to cruise around the trip takes about an hour so its nice to just sit back and chill and see parts of Birmingham you would not get to see. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Had a 2 day trip to Birmingham & packed in so many things, but this was definitely the highlight ! Lovely afternoon on a canal boat for 65 mins was just the ticket - great views, very interesting narrative & a chance to see the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ceb346
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Good enough boat trip for an hr. The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. Knew all the history about the surroundings and the future plans. They do have to be careful when on canal as other barge users who only hire canal boat because they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mariasophia25
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The persuasive advertising which entices you into taking a canal cruise is extremely misleading. When you first join the boat, it truly is in the bustling heart of Birmingham opposite Brindley Place however, it is not long before you leave the buzz of the city...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chocolatechester
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Recently held a retirement party with a 3 hr cruise and buffet lunch. Having been slightly disappointed in our original choice of boat being out of service, we gathered on the Jericho. The food was a good standard with plenty of choice, though as it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The weather was great, the boat trip enjoyable but the afternoon tea itself could have been better. The sandwiches were fine although there was a limited choice, but the remaining sandwiches after the initial offering were not offered again to the party on board, despite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Simon W
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