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Cruising routes summary from
Alvechurch Marina

Black Country ring

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Avon ring

Warwickshire ring

Lapworth Flight/Kingswood Junction.Hatton & return


Cruising routes details from
Alvechurch Marina

Cruise 1 : Gas street basin (lock free) : 3 Night cruise

Cruise 2 : birmingham's gas street basin & brindley place : 4-6 Night cruise

Cruise 3 : Stratford upon avon to Lapworth Flight (lock free) : 3 Night cruise

Cruise 4 : Birmingham Mini ring : 5-7 Night cruise

Cruise 5 : Stratford Upon Avon : 7 Night cruise

Cruise 6 : Warwick : 7 Night cruise

Cruise 7 : Alvechurch to Worcester : 7 Night cruise

Cruise 8 : The Black Country ring : 10-14 Night cruise

Cruise 9 : The Stourport ring : 7-14 Night cruise

Cruise 10 : Drayton Manor : 10-14 Night cruise

Cruise 11 : avon ring: 14 Night cruise

Cruise 12 : Warwickshire ring: 10-14 Night cruise


Alvechurch Marina on the Worcester and Birmingham canal
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Scarfield Road, Alvechurch, Worcestershire. B48 7SQ
Canal boat hire from Alvechurch Marina in Alvechurch in Worcestershire

Cruising from Alvechurch delves into the varied landscape of 5 Midlands counties with a rich mixture of sights and scenery - modern & historic, rural & industrial. Locks are met in majestic flights in this part of the country, so be prepared for some good bursts of activity. The marina is at the heart of an extremely varied canal network, with a fine selection of ring routes. Features include the impressive 30 lock Tardebigge flight.

  • Excellent selection of week-long cruises including Stratford & return or The Stourport Ring, and Black Country Ring
  • A good area for plenty of locks
  • Enjoy a short break into the centre of Birmingham – the Gas Street basin, with no locks !
  • The marina itself is just 10 minutes from junction 2 of the M42, half way between the cities of Worcester and Birmingham - by road or by canal!

Alvechurch Marina has its own cosy canal-side pub 'The Weighbridge', serving real ales and bar food.
0121 445 5111

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