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The Two Tunnel Tour

Event Start Date: 21/07/2024

Event End Date: 20/10/2024

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Enjoy a relaxing trip along the Dudley Number 2 Canal


Embark on a captivating 6-hour Two Tunnel Tour that transports you through the heart of history and nature. Our journey begins at The Portal, guiding you through the mysterious Dudley Tunnel and a mesmerizing flight of locks nestled within the unique Parkhead Conservation Area. Drift along the Dudley number 2 Canal, weaving through the time-worn charm of the surroundings until you reach the hidden gem of Bumble Hole Nature Reserve, accompanied by the historical Cobbs Engine House.


Take a delightful 30-minute break at this historic site for a refreshing pause, enjoying a moment of respite amidst the surroundings. Our adventure persists as we navigate the intriguing Netherton Tunnel, ascending the characterful Factory Locks, and seamlessly joining the vibrant Birmingham and Wolverhampton main line. Your return to Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust marks the conclusion of a day filled with exploration, offering a unique perspective on the rich tapestry of the region's heritage. Immerse yourself in the allure of this unforgettable journey, where the past and present converge along the waterways.


For your comfort we offer refreshments onboard and the boat has a toilet.


The boat departs promptly at 10am; please arrive at least 15 minutes before to ensure you have adequate time to board.


Tips to make your Trip More Enjoyable
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Bring a cushion - though you can stand up, get off the boat and move around its always nice to have a comfortable seat.

Though you can purchase refreshments on board you can also pack a picnic to enjoy on the boat or in the nature reserve. Alternatively why not book a picnic from our Gongoozler Restaurant - it can be waiting for you at the start of your trip. ·

Bring a camera - this trips takes you through an amazing landscape rich with heritage, engineering feats in canal building and amazing wildlife.

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