Inland Waterways

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Dudley Canal Trust Trips

The Car Park, off the A4123, Birmingham New Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SB.
Tel: 0121 557 6265.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

The Trust was responsible for the re-opening of the Dudley Canal Tunnel, an outstanding engineering achievement built between 1785 to 1792. 45min. narrow…

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Canalside Heritage Centre

Weir Cottages, Canal Side,, Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 1LZ.
Tel: 0115 922 1773 .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

New museum opened 24th June. It is a vibrant hub for visitors to enjoy and explore, with an interpretation centre, as well as blooming gardens and lots…

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Full steam ahead for Gondola on Coniston Water by Paul Harris

Steam Yacht – Gondola

Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN.
Tel: 01539 432 733.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The original 'Gondola', a re-built Victorian steam yacht, was first launched in 1859 and now, completely rebuilt by the National Trust, gives passengers…

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Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD7 6NQ.
Tel: 01484 844 298.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Full disabled access

The former canal warehouse opposite the towpath at Tunnel End has been converted into a Visitor Centre with displays telling the story of the canal and…

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Tunnel Lamp for a Narrow Boat, the only one of its kind in captivity.

The BoilerHouse

Middle Lock, Gumley Road, Foxton, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA.
Tel: 0116 279 2657.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Tells the story of Foxton Locks, one of the top sites on the canal, with a ten lock staircase and remains of the steam driven Victorian barge lift. Explore…

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Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock

Kennet Side, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3DS.
Tel: 0118 937 3400.

Telling the story of Reading's two rivers – the Kennet and the Thames – the museum occupies two former industrial buildings, the Screen House and the…

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River Wey & Godalming Navigations & Dapdune Wharf

Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4RR.
Tel: 01483 561 389.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

One of the first British rivers to be made navigable, and opened to in 1653. 15-mile waterway linked Guildford to Weybridge on the Thames, and then to…

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National Waterways Museum Gloucester

National Waterways Museum Gloucester

Llanthony Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2EH.
Tel: 01452 318 200.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Celebrating the role Gloucester Docks and the local canal network had in transporting goods to the industrial Midlands. New bright and engaging galleries…

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National Waterways Museum

National Waterways Museum

South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4FW.
Tel: 0151 355 5017.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Situated in the old dock complex at the junction of the Shropshire Union and Manchester Ship Canals, the NWM offers the visitor the opportunity to experience…

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Shardlow Heritage Centre

London Road, Shardlow, Derbyshire, DE72 2GA.
Tel: 01332 792 489.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

Housed in the oldest of a group of 18th century canal warehouses, it tells the story of the village from Roman times to the present day with particular…

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The Canal Museum – Stoke Bruerne

The Canal Museum – Stoke Bruerne

Bridge Road, Stoke Bruerne, Nr Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7SE.
Tel: 01604 862 229.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

200 years of canal history displayed in a historic corn mill beside the Grand Union canal. Boat engines, working models, costume and traditional items.

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Falcon, our Victorian Steam Launch returns to the Museum.

The Museum of the Broads

The Staithe, Stalham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 9DA.
Tel: 01692 581 681.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The only waterside museum of Broadland life. Discover the boats of the Broads and see how people's working lives shaped the landscape. Family friendly…

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