Everyone deserves to experience Dudley Tunnel and all its stories

The Explorer Boat

Operating Wednesday to Sunday from 14th April 2021
1hr trip 9:30am start
Blow off the cobwebs and go out onto the canal network to see what has changed during the long months of lockdown. 

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Author: Emily Evans

Location: 501 Birmingham New Road,Dudley,

2021 Opening update

Due to Government requirements for National Lockdown with indoor attractions we cannot offer our "Underground Experience" Boat Trips till May 2021. However, from 12th April we will be open for "Explorer Boat" canal trips and an outdoor offer from our Gongoozler Coffee Shop. We look forward to seeing you back on site.

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Author: Traci Dix-Williams

A Fairytale Christmas 2021

Selected days from 3rd - 23rd December 2020
Christmas Family Fun
Enjoy a magical Christmas experience deep underground in our Fairy Tale Kingdom.

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Author: Emily Evans

Location: Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust,501 Birmingham New Road, Dudley

2020 The Covid Year

What a year 2020 has been!
When we closed on 17th March 2020 we never thought it would be over 12 months before we could reopen and start our trips again. That said, we have stayed busy - here what we have been doing over this very long year.

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Author: Traci Dix-Williams

Covid Secure Site - Update

A quick look at how we are continuing to offer a safe place to visit.

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Author: Traci Dix-Williams

Culture Recovery Fund 20

Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust is thrilled to hear we have received funding thanks to the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund so that we can continue to be here for you and #HereForCulture

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Author: Traci Dix-Williams

We welcome over 100,000 visitors every year

98%

of visitors said their day with us was very good or excellent

2000

miles are travelled by our trip boats through the tunnels each year

428

million years of history are on display in our caverns, mines and tunnels

Latest news

  • Exciting News About Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

    We are so excited to hear we have been awarded a lifeline grant from the Culture Recovery Fund second round. Read more

  • 2020 The Covid Year

    What a year 2020 has been!
    When we closed on 17th March 2020 we never thought it would be over 12 months before we could reopen and start our trips again. That said, we have stayed busy - here what we have been doing over this very long year. Read more

Events

  • Celebration Boat

    Our celebration boat is the perfect way to catch up on all those lockdown birthdays, anniversaries, special events and time missed with loved ones. Read more

  • The Two Tunnel Tour

    2021 Trips - 29 May, 6June, 3 July, 1 August, 4 September, 3 October
    6 hour trip 10am start
    A fantastic way to explore the canal infrastructure and local area Read more

  • The Dudley Tunnel Trip

    2021 Boat Trips 22 May, 13 June, 10 July, 15 August, 11 September, 10 October
    2 hour boat trip 10am start
    A trip through the entire Dudley Tunnel is mesmerising - have you discovered it yet? Read more

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