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Trent and Mersey Canal Walk

153 km / 95 miles

Cheshire, Derbys, Staffs
Initially following the Bridgewater Canal from the River Mersey to Preston Brook, the route then takes to the Trent & Mersey Canal which if follows for 92 miles to Derwents Mouth on the River Trent, passing sites of interest such as Anderton's Lift. A total of 75 locks and 230 bridges are also passed with an overall ascent of 350ft.


Details:

Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Attributes
Anytime Challenges; Easy; Canal; Heritage; Industrial History
Start
SJ566809 - Runcorn, Cheshire
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Finish
SK458308 - Shardlow, Derbys
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
Walking the Trent & Mersey Canal (John Merrill Foundation - 1999)
Badge & Certificate
Paperback
John Merrill Challenge Walk Reference Book (John Merrill Foundation - 2013)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Best Western Manor House Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
47 Km
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< 1 Km
59 Km
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1 Km
59 Km
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65 Km
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Canal Cruising  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
74 Km
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The Flint Mill in Stone  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
75 Km
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The Dog & Doublet Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
81 Km
Self-catering
Ingestre Lodges  (bookable online)
1 Km
87 Km
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Colton House  (bookable online)
1 Km
96 Km
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Cathedral Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
109 Km
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Netherstowe House  (bookable online)
3 Km
109 Km
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Netherstowe House Apartments  (bookable online)
3 Km
109 Km
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BEST WESTERN The George Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
109 Km
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Alrewas Hayes  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
111 Km
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Orgreave Lodge  (bookable online)
1 Km
112 Km
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< 1 Km
123 Km
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Three Queens Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
126 Km
Walkers are Welcome
2 Km
145 Km
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The Priest House Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
147 Km
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Spring Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
148 Km
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Castletown House  (bookable online)
3 Km
148 Km
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Donington Manor Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
148 Km
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5 Km
153 Km

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Route Profile:

152.6 Km (94.8 miles)
860 m (2,822 ft) ascent
161 m (528 ft)  maximum height