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Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust

501 Birmingham New Road, Dudley DY1 4SB, England
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Great school trip

I’ve been leading school trips for over 25 years and this was one of the best I’ve done. Before our... read more

Reviewed today
_ad_wilkes36
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Interesting & informative

Our barge driver & guide was full of fun & information. The tunnels were chilly. Loved seeing the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dabblings
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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See the network of underground canal routes that helped form the industrial Black Country and marvel at the fantastic Limestone Caverns. Enjoy a canalside walk or relaxing boat trip, and admire the local history. See if you can spot any of the...more
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501 Birmingham New Road, Dudley DY1 4SB, England
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"the black country museum"
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"boat trip"
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"light show"
in 31 reviews
"interesting trip"
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"great trip"
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"santa trip"
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"hard hat"
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"dudley canal trust"
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"minute tour"
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"narrow boat"
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"limestone caverns"
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"wrap up warm"
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"mince pies"
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"informative guide"
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"well worth the money"
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Reviewed today

I’ve been leading school trips for over 25 years and this was one of the best I’ve done. Before our visit the staff were so helpful in tailoring the visit to the needs of my group, and on the day of the trip we had...More

Thank _ad_wilkes36
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Reviewed yesterday

Our barge driver & guide was full of fun & information. The tunnels were chilly. Loved seeing the stalagmites on side of tunnels & the 'light & sound' presentation in the cavern was very good. There's a cafe overlooking the canal which was good.

Thank Dabblings
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on this trip although we'd been on it before.Well worth the money especially if youv'e not been before,it takes about 45 mins.The best side to be is on the far side when you get on,because eventually you get to the film show which...More

Thank Alan E
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We rediscovered this great little day out while on a recent visit to the adjoining Black Country Living Museum with our young grandchildren. We went on the 45 minute barge trip through the tunnels and caverns which we all throughly enjoyed the grandchildren particularly liking...More

Thank norman r
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tunnels and caverns are so amazing not something you would expect to find in the middle of a town. You can even volunteer to leg the boat. Highly recommended

Thank PamLJ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of going to the Black Country Living museum and would recommend. A really interesting experience journeying through some of the tunnels and caves made during the days of the mining industry. Good value and the running commentary from our driver was great...More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The canal trips are next to the black country living museum. You can gain entry to the museum via the canal trust. We went on a 45 minute tour which was great fun. The guide was extremely informative and funny. There's a small shop and...More

Thank caroline3262
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Sarah F, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Caroline, we're glad you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not realise the canal trust was so close to the black country living museum.The tour guide narrative was very good and interesting as are the tunnels. Well worth the visit.

Thank Owen S
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Sarah F, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Owen, we're glad you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an interesting trip on the canal into the lime stone mines which was a bonus while visiting the museum.

Thank Martin D
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Sarah F, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Martin, we're glad you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this lovely canel trip wandering through the Black Country living museum, it was most fascinating lasting about 45 mins, the guide was most informative, the caves lovely with a light show. Wear a warm coat as it gets cold in the caves.

Thank laloo
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Sarah F, Guest Relations Manager at Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you again soon.

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Halcy0ndaze
12 September 2016|
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Response from DudleyCanalTrust | Property representative |
By adding a gift aid declaration to your ticket you are entitled to free repeat boat trips on our standard 45 minute trip for a year. So yes, free boat trips! It's our way of saying thank you for your gift aid declaration... More
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Amirah D
24 June 2016|
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Response from Sarah F | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely! Visitors are more than welcome to take photos on their trip. We like it when they share them with us on Twitter and Facebook afterwards too! :)
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ReginaF95
8 March 2016|
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Response from Dudley T | Property representative |
Hi Regina, Thanks for your enquiry. We allow working/guide dogs on our site, but not pets.
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