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Navigation Way

166 km / 103 miles

W Midlands
A meandering towpath walk which passes through a mixture of urban and rural areas and follows sections of the many canals in the area. The first loop follows the towpaths of the Birmingham and Fazeley, Grand Union, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Worcester and Birmingham Canals, returning to Gas Street Basin, with the second loop along towpaths of parts of the Birmingham, Dudley, Stourbridge, Staffordshire and Worcestershire, and Tame Valley Canals. The final section is along the Rushall and Wyrley and Essington canals.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Easy; Canal; Urban
Start
SP062867 - Gas Street Basin, Birmingham, W Midlands
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Finish
SK040070 - Chasewater, W Midlands
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
Navigation Way (Meridian Books - 1998)

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
1 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
12 Km
B & B Accommodation
Croft Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
32 Km
B & B Accommodation
Coppers End Guest House  (bookable online)
2 Km
163 Km

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Route Profile:

166.4 Km (103.4 miles)
1,263 m (4,144 ft) ascent
236 m (774 ft)  maximum height