Situated on the Birmingham New Road between Dudley and Tipton, we're really easy to find. We recommend searching for "Dudley Canal Trust" as a point of interest in your sat nav or Google Maps as the best way to find us, or use postcode DY1 4SB. 

By Road

Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust is situated in the heart of the Black Country on the A4123 between Dudley and Tipton.

M5 Junction 2:

Follow the A4123 northwest towards Wolverhampton/Dudley. Our entrance is approximately three miles after junction two.

M6 Junction 10:

Follow the A454 (A463) Black Country Route towards Wolverhampton and Dudley for 4.4 miles. Turn let onto the A4123 Birmingham New road towards Dudley heading southeast for 2.4 miles.  Turn right onto the A4037 Tipton road heading south at the roundabout go right round and back onto the A4037 Tipton Road. At the traffic lights turn left and our entrance is 200 yards on your left.

Dudley is certainly an exciting place to be at the moment with many new projects currently being brought to the area. Due to this you may experience some traffic issues. We suggest you check out the new Regenerating Dudley Website which is packed full of information and also traffic news to help make your journey easier. If you would like further information please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Car parking

There is large area for car and coach parking. An optional donation of £2 for car parking is suggested. 

Parking is at the vehicle owners' risk. Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust accepts no liability for accidents damage, or theft of vehicles in its parking areas.

By rail

We are just one mile from Tipton railway station, which is on the Birmingham Wolverhampton line operated by West Midlands Railway.  Plan your journey and check train time tables using the National Rail enquiries website or by calling 08457 484950. Alternatively you can check details at

By bus

Network West Midlands operate a number of bus routes that stop on the Tipton Road A4037 just around the corner from us. These are;

11A from Dudley Bus Station to Walsall, Bradford Place.

24 Foxyards Estate to Merry Hill via Dudley

229 Bilston to Dudley via Coseley, Sedgley

311 & 313 Walsall to Dudley via Wednesbury

610 Wednesbury to Dudley via Great Bridge, Tipton

By boat

We are located on the Dudley No 1 Canal. For details of services and canal route map please see Canal and River Trust's website here;

By bike

We welcome visitors to cycle to us.

We have a bike shelter on site where you are welcome to store your bike whilst with us; you will need to provide your own bike lock to secure your bicycle. 

If you're looking to plan a trip to us by bike you might find the following journey planner of use;