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Gas Street Basin

Gas Street Basin Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
+44 121 643 2514
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A glimpse into Birmingham's Industrial Past

While it was hard to see how much industry was located along these canals, it was clear that they... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ThProfessah
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
More canals than Venice.

A place off the Grand Union Canal there are plenty of narrow boats moored here for you to see as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Escutcheon
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Pouance, France
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Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful canal boats, bars, cafes and restaurants.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“canal side” (44 reviews)
“narrow boat” (48 reviews)
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Gas Street Basin Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Ladywood
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While it was hard to see how much industry was located along these canals, it was clear that they provided excellent access for materials that made Birmingham a powerhouse. Today, it is a charming part of the city and shows how adaptions have been made...More

Thank ThProfessah
Reviewed 5 days ago

A place off the Grand Union Canal there are plenty of narrow boats moored here for you to see as you walk around.

Thank Escutcheon
Reviewed 6 days ago

Either during the day or evening the area round the Gas Street Basin is the place to eat, drink and walk round. Plenty of things to look at or just sit outside one of the many pubs and restaurants sipping a drink watching the people...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called to enquire about pricing and service available. Lady on the phone was extremely rude and ended the call.

Thank Aysha A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I often cycle here and relax having a coffee and people watching,there is so much to see and do there, packed with coffee shops, bars and restaurants, a must for any visitor new to Birmingham

Thank michael147
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent time wandering along the canal at a leisurely pace. Lots to take in with plenty of choice for eating/drinking. Leaving Sherborne Wharf we made our way to The Mailbox which houses some upmarket stores. Not impressed we decided to spend time exploring the immediate...More

Thank 218allanf
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stroll along the canals is very relaxing, be it a 5 minute walk or a couple of hours. There are pubs, bars and restaurants to suit everyone. Not forgetting a visit to the Sealife Centre

Thank marilyn g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cosy little harbour, a lot of house boats, here you find old Birmingham, a lot of traditional pubs. Here starts a canal tour. Very scenic aera.

Thank Aviator1943
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area of Birmingham has become a very attractive and lively spot. There are lots of restaurants and bars- many are chains but there are some independent or at least less common ones. Many have outside seating and on a warm day it is seriously...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to Gas Street as the sun is setting and sit outside at one of the pubs, lovely experience. It is also worth a walk down the canal to Brindley Place - more expensive and up market though!

Thank rasenite
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