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Trent and Mersey Canal Walk

Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire

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 View on StreetMap
Finish: SK458308 - Shardlow, Derbyshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Trent & Mersey Canal

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walking the Trent & Mersey Canal - End to End  (John Merrill Foundation  - 1999 )
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Trent & Mersey Canal Walk  (John Merrill Foundation )
Paperback Birmingham & the Heart of England No. 3 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2014 )
Paperback Four Counties & the Welsh Canals No. 4 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2015 )

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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 108, 117, 118, 127, 128, 129
OS Landranger Active 108, 117, 118, 127, 128, 129
OS Explorer 243, 244, 245, 257, 258, 259, 260, 267, 268, 275
OS Explorer Active 243, 244, 245, 257, 258, 259, 260, 267, 268, 275

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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Clayhanger Guest House  (bookable online)
2 Km
59 Km
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1 Km
59 Km
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3 Km
65 Km
Other
Canal Cruising  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
74 Km
B & B Accommodation
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 Apartments  (bookable online)
3 Km
109 Km
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Netherstowe House  (bookable online)
3 Km
109 Km
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BEST WESTERN The George Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
109 Km
Self-catering
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
Hotels
The Priest House Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
147 Km
B & B Accommodation
Spring Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
148 Km
B & B Accommodation
Castletown House  (bookable online)
3 Km
148 Km
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Donington Manor Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
148 Km
Hotels
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

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