Directions to the Lyons Boatyard
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Cruise to Birmingham's Gas street Basin & Brindley place with it's waterside pubs and colourful boating community Experience Britain's second city, a thriving cosmopolitan centre, with some of the finest shopping, culture and visitor attractions in Europe.
The Warwickshire ring is a varied route taking in parts of the Grand Union Main Line & Leicester Line, the Oxford Canal, the River Soar, a short section of the River Trent, part of the Trent & Mersey Canal, and the Coventry Canal. This route includes five tunnels, several aqueducts, and 120 locks - can be done in 14 nights with some shorter days so allowing plenty of time for sightseeing, it can be done with longer days over 10-11 nights
Stratford on Avon has endless streets of low-timbered buildings. The whole town is full of Shakespeare relics and buildings, like Ann Hathaway's Cottage, Shakespeare's birthplace, and Halls' Croft where his daughter lived, and numerous bars and restaurants.
Black Country Museum - See the historic building brought to life and meet the characters who lived and worked in bygone times, there will be a warm welcome awaiting you at the Bottle and Glass where you can try a traditional pint of Black Country Real Ale.
Cadburys World - At the world famous chocolate factory take a tour and see the your favourite chocolate being made, visit the museum and learn the history of chocolate from the Aztec's to present day.See our other locations
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Address : Lyons Boat Yard, Limekiln Lane, Warstock, Birmingham. B14 4SP
By Road : From the south take the M42 and then turn off on the A435.Limekiln lane is just off Warstock Road which is just off the A435 at Highters Heath
By Rail : Birmingham New Street is the largest railway station nearby then take a taxi to the marina 13 mins.
By Air : The marina is 20 minutes by taxi from Birmingham international airport
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Birmingham, Cadbury World, The Sea Life Centre, Gas Street Basin, The Bullring from Lyons Boatyard||Lock Free||3.00||6.00||0|
|Birmingham Star City Tamworth SnowDome and Drayton Manor Theme Park from Tamworth||City||4.00||16.00||32|
|Warwickshire Ring from Lyons Boatyard in Birmingham||Ring||7.00||60.00||120|
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