Grantham Canal

A long distance walk of 33 miles following the Grantham Canal from Nottingham to Grantham. Many beautiful villages of the region are visited and Belvoir Castle is a prominent landmark throughout the second half of the walk. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Nottingham
Distance: 33 miles (53 km)
Grid Ref: SK584386
Climbing: 167 metres
Walk time: 12-16 hours
Days: 2-3

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Grantham Canal runs from Nottingham to Grantham. While no longer navigable the towpath remains intact and facilitates a lovely walk through the countryside between the two conurbations. From Nottingham the walk passes close to or visits Cotgrave, Cropwell Bishop, Kinoulton, Harby, Plungar, Barkeston-le-Vale, Redmile, Belvoir Castle and Woolsthorpe By Belvoir before arriving in Grantham.

Useful Links:
Grantham Canal
Long Distance Walkers Association

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