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May Explorer Cruise

Wednesday, May 15 to around Friday, May 24

  • Weds 15th, Meet and greet, food and drinks at the Great Western,
  • Thurs 16th, head out to Cannock Extension arm mooring before CTS, Toby Carvery.
    15 miles, 7 hrs, 0 locks.
  • Fri 17th longwood rally, AGM and Quiz TBC.
    (Passing through Brownhills a big tesco on the canal for supplies and a service point)
    10 miles, 5 hrs, 0 locks.
  • Sat 18th, Rally.
    0 miles 0 hrs 0 locks.
  • Sunday 19th, Head to Walsall town basin via Rushall locks and free night exploring walsall.
    11 miles, 8 hrs, 9 locks.
  • Monday 20th, head up the walsall flight to The Nickelodeon at Wednesfield via walsall locks, Cllr Phil Bateman talk about the local area.TBC (shops available for supplies)
    7 miles, 5 hrs, 8 locks.
  • Tues 21st, Bradley workshops tour and Dave Pearson walk and talk on the progression of the Bradley restoration plans. TBC
    Curry night or BBQ (diy)
    6 miles, 3 hrs, 0 locks.
  • Wed 22nd, Black Country Living Museum and Mad O’Roukes Pie Factory.
    4 miles, 2 hrs, 0 locks.
  • Thurs 23rd, Birmingham Old turn junction free night.
    9 miles, 5 hrs, 3 locks.
  • Fri 24th, Withymoor Island finish bbq / jacket spuds night. TBC
    10 miles, 5 hrs, 0 locks.

If you are interested in exploring parts of the BCN with a friendly group. Let us know at email: bcns.explorercruise@gmail.com 

We have kept the admin fee to £30 as last cruises but as the Explorer plaques have increased in cost to almost £10 we are not including it in the £30 but you do get a years membership to the Society. You will be able to purchase a plaque on the cruise from your cruise leader.


UPDATE – JANUARY 24 2024 – This Cruise is now fully booked.


Wednesday, May 15
Friday, May 24


BCNS Explorer Cruises