Did you know? Birmingham has more waterways than Venice. When you start to study the map around Birmingham on the PaddlePoints site you’ll see that to be true! Birmingham is literally bursting with canals all ready for you to explore. The Rushall Canal is one of the Birmingham canal navigations, linking Tame Valley Canal to Down End Canal.
The Rushall canal is a short 3 mile canal, with 9 locks along the route. Paddle this section if you’re looking for one of the more rural stretches in Birmingham, with leafy green tunnels, picturesque lock keeper cottages and traditional pubs scattered along the route.