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Montgomery Canal

Powys, Shropshire

56 km / 35 miles
This partially restored canal runs from a junction with the busy Llangollen Canal to Newtown. The northern section crosses the North Shropshire Plain and the southern section goes through the Severn valley. Restoration is complete on more than half of the canal.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start: SJ371318 - Frankton Junction, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SO135925 - Newtown, Powys View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Montgomery Canal

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Four Counties & the Welsh Canals: Waterways Guide 4 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2019 )


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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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OS Landranger 126, 136
OS Landranger Active 126, 136
OS Explorer 214, 215, 216, 240
OS Explorer Active 214, 215, 216, 240
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54.2 km (33.7 miles)
393 m (1,289 ft) ascent
107 m (351 ft)  maximum height

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