There are visitor moorings at Cambrian Wharf, just beyond the footbridge from the towpath.
The first bollards in the photo on the right, are the lock moorings, then a mooring, the water point moorings, then another mooring or so, with a disabled badge on the mooring bollards. There are no signposts indicating that these are disabled moorings, and the C&RT staff have told me that they are no longer designated as such.
At Cambrian Wharf, the only residential moorings are those on the pontoons. The moorings rings are visitor moorings, despite the (now outdated) warnings to the contrary painted on the towpath.
There are some more moorings under the shadow of the Barclaycard Arena just through the King Edwards Road bridge. (King Edwards Road becomes Cambridge Street just by the bridge in the photo on the left)
Barclaycard Arena used to be called the National Indoor Arena – NIA.
There is a sanitary station with a shower, toilets, water, elsan and rubbish disposal just behind the Cambrian House – the central public C&RT office for the West Midlands.
The office is up the steps on the cream building on the towpath side of the canal on the right hand photo above.
The Prince of Wales on Cambridge Street is a good, friendly real ale pub, – it has 8 real ales on tap, but does not serve food. Heavily used by the local boaters. (Declaration of interest – I use it regularly) Turn left on the King Edwards Road Bridge – see photo above.
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