Category Archives: Worcester & Birmingham Canal

W&B Day 5: Bourneville to Gas Street Basin

Gas Street Basin in the heart of Birmingham. The end of the walk. (see photo journey). The final stage of my walk from Worcester to Birmingham was between Bourneville and Gas Street, in Birmingham city centre. This was the first … Continue reading

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W&B Day 4: Alvechurch to Bourneville

The chocolate factory at the end of the journey. (see photo journey). The penultimate stage of my walk from Worcester to Birmingham was between Alvechurch and Bourneville. Although a sunny start to the day, this was the first of these … Continue reading

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W&B Day 3: Stoke Wharf to Alvechurch

Lock 55 on the Tardebigge Flight Where the locks catch up with the bridges (see photo journey). I completed the third stage of my walk from Worcester to Birmingham on the last day of August 2010. It was another bright, … Continue reading

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W&B Day 2: Tibberton – Stoke Prior

I set out on the second stage of my journey from Worcester to Birmingham on a sunny morning at 9:00am on June 21st, the longest day of the year. I left  the city well behind and headed out along the … Continue reading

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W&B Day 1: Home – Diglis – Tibberton

I decided to walk from home to the “official” start of this walk as it adds only an extra mile along the River Severn. The walk proper begins at the junction of the Worcester and Birmingham canal with the Severn. … Continue reading

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Project: The Worcester & Birmingham Canal

Now that we are living in Worcester, I thought it would be a good idea to walk the length of the Worcester & Birmingham canal. My inspiration has come partly from the book Walking the Canals of the Midlands by … Continue reading

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