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Grand Western Canal

38 km / 24 miles

Devon, Somerset
A route along the course of the Grand Western Canal which is water-filled between Tiverton and Greenham near the Somerset border. Along the dry section, use is made in parts of the actual canal bed. The area abounds in flora and fauna.


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Easy; Canal
SS963124 - Tiverton, Devon
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ST226247 - Taunton, Somerset
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF
Grand Western Canal visitor guide (Devon County Council - 2016)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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37.9 Km (23.5 miles)
260 m (853 ft) ascent
111 m (364 ft)  maximum height