Arena Birmingham, Birmingham Main Line

Under the shadow of the Arena Birmingham (used to be called the Barclaycard Arena National Indoor Arena), and by the Distillery pub.  (which used to be the Fiddle and Bone).

The towpaths are heavily used, but this is an excellent place to stay and see Birmingham.

Moorings on both sides of the canal, a mix of 48 hour and 14 day moorings.
Look for signposts nearby, or look at the map on the Central Birmingham link below.
About twice a year they are shut for the floating market.

There are boaters facilities adjacent to the Distillery – pump out, diesel, coal, gas and some chandlery.
The facilities are run by Sherborne Wharf, without any connection to the pub.
During the winter the facilities are often unmanned – when this is the case there is a phone 0121 454 5367.

Away2Service  provide pump out, diesel, coal, gas and some chandlery in Central Birmingham.
This is a mobile service – ring 0845 644 5344 and they will come to you.

Though not on the main line, the facilities at Cambrian Wharf are only a few hundred yards away on the Birmingham & Fazeley.

Return to the BCN Main Line or Central Birmingham pages.

Return to the Safe Moorings index page.

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