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Leicester Line Canal Walk

Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire

127 km / 79 miles
This walk comprises a trail along the towpaths of the Grand Union Canal Leicester Line, the River Soar Navigation and the Erewash Canal. It leaves the main Grand Union Canal at Norton Junction, goes through Leicester and Loughborough, crosses the Trent and Mersey Canal at Trent Lock and ends at Langley Mill.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start: SP601656 - Norton Junction, Northamptonshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SK453477 - Langley Mill, Derbyshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)


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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 129, 140, 141, 152
OS Landranger Active 129, 140, 141, 152
OS Explorer 222, 223, 233, 245, 246, 260
OS Explorer Active 222, 223, 233, 245, 246, 260

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126.6 km (78.7 miles)
639 m (2,096 ft) ascent
158 m (518 ft)  maximum height

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