Historic Properties: Black Country (Dudley and Sandwell)
Dudley Canal and Limestone Mines
Birmingham New Road, Dudley. DY1 4SB • (0121) 557 6265
The Dudley Canal Trust helps you explore this historic part of the 'Black Country'. Experience over 420 million years of history in a 45 minute tour. Marvel at the impressive limestone caverns carved by man to gain access to the raw materials that changed our world forever.
See the amazing lifelike reconstructions in Hurst Cavern - with mannequins depicting how miners worked in the tunnels during the 18th century. Delight in the incredible music and light show in the Singing Cavern. Discover the traditional art of 'legging' in the tunnels.
No easily accessible wifi. Designated smoking areas only.
Summer: 10am-4pm daily; Winter: 10am-3pm Wednesday to Sunday (please check the website for any late changes).
Advance booking is not required.
Located west of Birmingham in Dudley, close to the junction of Birmingham New Road and Tipton Road. The main entrance is opposite Castle Road.
Tipton railway station: 30 minutes walk.
Limited onsite parking available - payment required.
Dudley Canal and Limestone Mines, Birmingham New Road, Dudley. DY1 4SB • (0121) 557 6265
Last Updated Monday 2 March 2020
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