The Dudley Canal Trust was established in 1970. But its true origins date back many years before then. About 420 million years, in fact, to the Silurian Age.
Marvel at the impressive limestone caverns carved by man to gain access to the raw materials that changed our world forever. Relax with a stunning video show in Little Tess Cavern - explaining how the limestone was originally formed and burst through from the earth’s crust. Learn how the fossilised remains of small creatures and plants - now clearly visible in Castle Mill coral reefs - once lay under the sea bed.
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.
It’s all yours to enjoy in only 45 minutes or the two hour trip. Group trips and School parties can also be catered for. Special events and activities take place throughout the year. All of the excursions are fun, informative and entertaining, and they attract over 80,000 visitors every year. Please contact us for further information or see our website for further details.