GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Burton on Trent to Barton under Needwood Canal Walk

4 miles (6.5 km)

This walk follows a lovely section of the Trent and Mersey Canal from Burton on Trent to the nearby village of Barton under Needwood. On the way you'll pass Branston Water Park where there's a series of lakes and lots of wildlife to look out for. There's also pretty locks and nice open views over the surrounding Staffordshire countryside.
You start in Shobnall and follow the canal south through Branston before finishing at Barton Turns Marina.
The route follows a section of the long distance Way for the Millennium. You can extend the walk by continuing along the canal to Alrewas where you follow the River Swarbourn through Wychnor Park.

Burton on Trent to Barton under Needwood Canal Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Burton on Trent to Barton under Needwood Canal Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Trent and Mersey Canal at Shobnall, Staffordshire - geograph.org.uk - 1553392

Pipe Bridge over the Trent and Mersey Canal, Burton-upon-Trent - geograph.org.uk - 1581980

Branston Lock, Trent and Mersey Canal, Staffordshire - geograph.org.uk - 1553247

Barton Turns Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire. - geograph.org.uk - 212009

GPS Files

GPX File

Burton on Trent to Barton under Needwood Canal Walk.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Burton on Trent to Barton under Needwood Canal Walk.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

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