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Cotswold Canals Walk

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire

66 km / 41 miles
From the Severn to the Thames the Walk follows the line of old canals through some of the most beautiful parts of the English landscape. Sometimes the towpaths are followed past scenes redolent with industrial archaeology whilst at other times fieldpaths are taken through pastoral countryside.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Industrial History
Start: SO751104 - Framilode, Gloucestershire View on StreetMap
Finish: SU214995 - Lechlade, Gloucestershire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Cotswold Canals Walk: Stroudwater, Thames and Severn  (Walking Pages  - 2013 )
General Interest Book Severn, Avon & Birmingham: Waterways Guide 2 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2022 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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 162, 163
OS Landranger Active 162, 163
OS Explorer 14, 168, 169, 170, 179
OS Explorer Active 14, 168, 169, 170, 179

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Route Profile:

66.5 km (41.3 miles)
529 m (1,736 ft) ascent
182 m (597 ft)  maximum height

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