Wolverhampton Ring

A long distance path of 27 miles in the West Midlands which circumnavigates the city of Wolverhampton. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Westcroft
Grid Ref: SJ930032
Distance: 27 miles (43 km)
Climbing: 497 metres
Walk time: 10-14 hours
Days: 2-3

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Wolverhampton Ring is a 27 mile route around Wolverhampton taking in some of the towpaths, tracks, footpaths and old railways which are in and around the West Midlands town. Inspired by similar ring routes like the Capital Ring in London, it links to the City of Wolverhampton by public transport. The walk begins at Westcroft (Northycote Farm Car Park) and goes around the city via Mill Farm, Wood End, Wednesfield, Wyrley and Essington Canal, Neachells Industrial Park, Moseley Village, Monmore Green, Priestfield, Freezeland, Lanesfield, Spring Vale, Deepfields, Upper Ettingshall, The Coppice, Sedgley, Ettingshall Park, Park Hill, Penwood Farm, Stourbridge Road, Bearnett Lane, Orton Hill, Orchard Hill, Blazebank, Lower Penn, Merry Hill, Castlecroft, Wightwick Bridge, Compton, Smestow Valley Nature Reserve, Newbridge, Stockwell End, Palmers Cross, Pendeford, Marsh Lane Bridge, Fordhouses and Bushbury Hill.

Useful Links:
Wolverhampton Ring Website
Long Distance Walkers Association

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