Useful links


Local sites

The Opening of the Aqueduct in Selly Oak

The Lapal Canal Trust

Birmingham Canal Navigations Society

Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal Trust

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Society

The Stratford upon Avon Canal Society

Barnt Green Sailing Club

Droitwich Canals (Canal & River Trust)

Worcester & Birmingham Canal (Canal & River Trust)

Worcester Canal Group

St Richard’s Canal Festival

Boat hire

ABC Leisure Group

Alvechurch Marina

Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Alvechurch

Scarfield Wharf, Alvechurch, B48 7SQ

Phone: 0121 445 2909

Additional bases on other canals

Anglo Welsh Waterway Holidays

Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Tardebigge

Phone: 0117 924 1200

5 Pritchard Street, Bristol, BS2 8RH

Additional bases on other canals

Black Prince Holidays

Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Stoke Prior

Phone: 01527 575115

Stoke Pound Lane, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4LA

Additional bases on other canals

Brook Line/Shroppie Flyboat Co Ltd

Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Dunhampstead

Phone: 01905 773 889

New Dunhampstead Wharf, Trench Lane,

Dunhampstead, Droitwich, Worcs WR9 7JX

Viking Afloat

ABC Boat Hire, PO Box 232, Worcester. WR1 2SD

Phone: 0845 126 4098

Other links

Inland Waterways Association
Jim Shead’s Waterways Site
Canal & River Trust
The National Community Boats Association
Waterways Liaison Service
Waterway Recovery Group
London Canal Museum
The Waterways Directory
Alvechurch Historical Society contact Anne Humphries