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Grantham Canal

53 km / 33 miles

Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire
The Grantham Canal was opened in 1797, and was built to link Grantham with the River Trent at Nottingham. Although the canal is no longer navigable the towpath provides an opportunity to enjoy the countryside in the East Midlands, running through the heart of the Vale of Belvoir and passing through many unspoilt villages. Part of the Leicestershire section has been designated an SSSI.
Detailed walks available from website below (/leisure/linear walks)


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Easy; Canal
Start
SK584386 - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Finish
SK905350 - Grantham, Lincolnshire
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Web Sites

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
Paperback
Short Circular Walks on the Grantham Canal (John Merrill Foundation - 2004)
Booklet
Romantic Canal alongside the Grantham (Grantham Canal Partnership)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Along Path
B & B Accommodation
Bouverie Lodge B&B  (bookable online)
5 Km
24 Km
Other
Belvoir B&B at Woodside Farm  (bookable online)
1 Km
37 Km
Self-catering
Greenman Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
37 Km
B & B Accommodation
Glebe House Muston  (bookable online)
1 Km
43 Km

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Route Profile:

52.9 Km (32.9 miles)
261 m (856 ft) ascent
72 m (236 ft)  maximum height