Coventry Canal Walk

A long distance walk of 38 miles which follows the towpath of the Coventry Canal along its full length. It starts in Coventry and ends at Fradley Junction, just north of Lichfield. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Fradley Junction
Distance: 38 miles (61 km)
Grid Ref: SK140140
Climbing: 262 metres
Walk time: 15-20 hours
Days: 1-3

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Coventry Canal walk follows the towpath along its full length. It starts in Coventry and ends 38 miles (65 km) north at Fradley Junction, just north of Lichfield, where it joins the Trent and Mersey Canal. The route included in these files starts from the Fradley Junction end so the city can be explored after the walk. The Coventry Canal also has connections with the Oxford Canal, the Ashby Canal, and the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal. It runs through or past the towns of Bedworth, Nuneaton, Atherstone, Polesworth and Tamworth. The canal forms part of the Warwickshire ring.

Useful Links:
Canal and River Trust
Long Distance Walkers Association

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