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Worcester and Birmingham Canal Walk

W Midlands, Worcestershire

50 km / 31 miles
A towpath walk linking the Severn Way in the south to the Grand Union Canal Walk at Birmingham.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start: SO848538 - Diglis Basin, Worcester, Worcestershire View on StreetMap
Finish: SP061865 - Gas Street Basin, Birmingham, W Midlands View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Worcester & Birmingham Canal Worcester and Birmingham Canal Walk [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Julia Bradbury's canal walks  (Frances Lincoln (an imprint of Quarto)  - 2011 )
General Interest Book Birmingham & the Heart of England: Waterways Guide 3 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2022 )
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 139, 150
OS Landranger Active 139, 150
OS Explorer 204, 219, 220
OS Explorer Active 204, 219, 220

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Bunk House
4 km
50 km

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Route Profile:

49.5 km (30.8 miles)
479 m (1,572 ft) ascent
203 m (666 ft)  maximum height

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