Birmingham Selly Oak

Birmingham Selly Oak

South Birmingham Paddle Club is situated at Whitehouse Wharf, Bristol Rd, Selly Oak, Birmingham B29 6SR on the Worcester Birmingham Canal. Heading north, the canal runs alongside Birmingham University and then on into the centre of Birmingham at Gas Street Basin and Brindley Place.


Paddling on the canal in Selly Oak, Birmingham, offers a wonderful opportunity to engage with the vibrant local community. As AquaPaddlers navigate the tranquil waters, they often encounter friendly faces along the canal banks – from joggers and dog walkers to families enjoying Sunday morning walks in the nearby parks. Selly Oak's canal serves as a focal point for community gatherings and leisure activities, with residents often seen cycling or strolling along the towpaths. Paddlers may even get encouragement from the locals, getting them to keep paddling. Amidst the picturesque scenery and the warm ambience of community spirit, canoeing in Selly Oak becomes not just a recreational activity but also a delightful way to connect with the heart and soul of this lively neighbourhood in Birmingham.

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26 May 2024 @ 10:00 AM

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26 May 2024 10:00 AM South Birmingham Paddle Club Selly Oak

On site facilities


There is parking on the opposite side of the Bristol Road at Selly Oak Railway Station and also nearby at the Selly Oak Shopping Park, Aston Webb Blvd, Birmingham B29 6SJ (limited to 4 hours).


Selly Oak Shopping Park includes an M&S food outlet, a large Sainsbury's as well as Costa, Greggs and others. Remember shorter opening times on Sundays.


There are toilets at Sainsbury's and other outlets but they might not be open till 10am on Sundays.

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