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2021 - Birmingham Explorer With Narrowboat Cruise

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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI3786

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

2 days

2021- Ibis Birmingham Bordesley - 2 Days (CU2AAM)

Visit bustling Birmingham and shop in the heart of city!

Join us for this trip to the amazing Birmingham Bullring for arguably one of the best shopping experiences in the UK. Busting to the brim with a host of independent and branded chains shops, cosmopolitan bars and eateries, family favourites and well loved names....there's something for everyone!

We have also included a tour on Birmingham’s Canals on one of Sherborne Wharf’s passenger narrowboat. It will take you along the quiet stretches of the canal so you can sit back and enjoy the views.

Our hotel on this 1 night tour does not include dinner, but when staying in the centre of Birmingham, you have loads of fantastic options just minutes away! 

PRICE FROM ? £89 per person
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Ibis Birmingham Bordesley

This is a modern, buzzing hotel that is ideally situated right in the heart of the city. There is a cosy bar and restaurant and all of the bedrooms are comfortably appointed with all of the amenities that you would expect. Simply put, this is an ideal base for a tour of Birmingham. 


Day 1

After joining the coach from one of our convenient local pick up points, we head for Birmingham aiming to arrive in the early afternoon, where you will enjoy a tour on the Sherborne Wharf narrowboat along part of Birmingham Canal. We will then re-join our coach and head on to our overnight hotel.

Day 2

After a hearty breakfast we make our way back to Birmingham where you can enjoy more free time at the fabulous Birmingham Bull Ring. Re-join the coach mid-afternoon at which point we start the return journey back to home, loaded up with shopping! 


Sherborne Wharf Narrowboat tour

Discover Birmingham’s Canals and the city’s proud industrial heritage on one of the Sherborne Wharf’s passenger narrowboats. Your cruise will depart from the International Convention Centre Quayside, in the bustling heart of the city. You’ll be cruising along quiet stretches and the Oozells Street and Icknield Port loops of the original James Brindley Canal before looping back to disembark at the ICC. 

Birmingham Bullring

The Bullring is the glamorous heart of Birmingham with over 160 imaginative and desirable shops to explore. Since opening in 2003 Bullring has helped to transform shopping in Birmingham – making it one of the most popular destinations for retail therapy in the UK. Known both for its vibrant mix of shops and restaurants and for the iconic Selfridges building (which was inspired by a Paco Rabanne sequinned dress) Bullring offers the perfect shopping experience with over 200 brands and retailers including Selfridges, Debenhams, Forever 21 and Hollister and more than 40 restaurants and cafés to relax in.


  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 1 nights bed & breakfast
  • Sherborne Wharf Narrowboat tour
  • Excursion to Birmingham Bullring


This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff West
  • Llanelli
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Swansea Central

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.





Important Notes

Important Notes


Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.


Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.

We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.


It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.

Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements. 

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