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Coventry Canal Walk

Staffordshire, Warwickshire, W Midlands

The 38 mile long Coventry Canal links Coventry Canal Basin with Fradley Junction near Burton-on-Trent. Construction began in 1768 to transport coal from the North Warwickshire coalfield into Coventry, and the work was completed in 1790. The section between Coventry and Bedworth was central to Coventry's industrial growth, with many of the City's employers located alongside the waterway.

A towpath walk linking the Trent and Mersey Canal Walk at Fradley to Coventry. The Waterways Guide shows information for the Ashby and Birmingham & Fazeley Canals.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Canal
Start: SK140140 - Fradley Juction, Staffordshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SP332795 - Coventry Basin, W Midlands View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Coventry Canal

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback Birmingham & the Heart of England No. 3 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2014 )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 128, 139, 140
OS Landranger Active 128, 139, 140
OS Explorer 220, 221, 232, 245
OS Explorer Active 220, 221, 232, 245

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Orgreave Lodge  (bookable online)
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Netherstowe House Apartments  (bookable online)
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Netherstowe House  (bookable online)
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Cathedral Hotel  (bookable online)
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BEST WESTERN The George Hotel  (bookable online)
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6 Km
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Swinfen Hall Hotel  (bookable online)
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9 Km
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Drayton Manor Hotel  (bookable online)
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17 Km
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Drayton Court Hotel  (bookable online)
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18 Km
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Villa Marie  (bookable online)
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18 Km
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The Gungate  (bookable online)
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20 Km
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Bed & Breakfast at Vale Farm  (bookable online)
4 Km
41 Km
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Barnacle Hall  (bookable online)
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52 Km
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Macdonald Ansty Hall  (bookable online)
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52 Km
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De Vere at the Ricoh Arena  (bookable online)
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54 Km
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Quality Hotel Coventry  (bookable online)
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60 Km
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Mandara Point (Coventry Home)  (bookable online)
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61 Km
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< 1 Km
61 Km
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Abbey Court (Coventry Home)  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
61 Km
Self-catering
1 Km
61 Km
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Perchfoot (Coventry Home)  (bookable online)
1 Km
61 Km

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60.7 Km (37.7 miles)
356 m (1,168 ft) ascent
103 m (338 ft)  maximum height

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