GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

LowsonfordCanal Walk

5 miles (7.7 km)

This Warwickshire based village is located in a pleasant rural spot on the Stratford Upon Avon Canal. Lowsonford is known for its fine canalside pub and a series of locks along an attractive part of the canal.
This circular walk from the village takes you along both the Stratford Canal and the Grand Union Canal Walk which runs just to the east of the settlement. The route first takes you north to Kingswood, passing a number of pretty locks on the way. Near here you could take a detour from the route to visit the historic Baddesley Clinton with its fine moated manor House.
At Kingswood you can join with the Grand Union Canal and follow it south towards Turner's Green and Rowington. At this point you can pick up the Heart of England Way long distance footpath and follow it west to return to Lowsonford.
The Henley in Arden Circular Walk passes the village. You could pick up the trail to visit the historic town with its medieval timber walled buildings on a splendid High Street.

Postcode

B95 5HJ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Lowsonford OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Lowsonford Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Lowsonford

  • Henley in Arden Circular Walk - This circular walk explores the villages, rivers, canals and countryside surrounding the charming town of Henley in Arden in Warwickshire
  • Packwood House - This tudor house in Lapworth has nice footpaths to follow through the grounds and surrounding countryside
  • Baddesley Clinton - Enjoy a circular walk through the delightful grounds surrounding this moated manor house near Warwick
  • Hay Wood - This circular walk explores the pretty Hay Wood near Warwick in Warwickshire.
  • Stratford Upon Avon Canal - Enjoy waterside cycling and walking on this 26 mile canal which runs from Stratford Upon Avon to Birmingham
  • Earlswood Lakes - Enjoy a stroll along these three reservoirs and into the adjacent woodland on this lovely walk in Solihull
  • Coughton Court - Explore the beautiful gardens of the Tudor Coughton Court, before a lovely waterside stroll along the River Arden on this walking route in Warwickshire
  • Tanworth-in-Arden - This pretty Warwickshire based village is located near Earlswood and Redditch.
  • Edstone Aqueduct - This circular walk visits the Edstone Aqueduct on the Stratford Upon Avon Canal in Warwickshire
  • Claverdon - This attractive Warwickshire based village lies just to the east of Henley in Arden.
  • Studley Castle - This walk visits the 19th century Studley Castle in Warwickshire
  • Arden Way - This circular walk takes you on a tour of the beautiful Forest of Arden in Warwickshire
  • Warwickshire Millennium Way - Follow the Millennium Way through the Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Northamptonshire countryside from Pershore to Middleton Cheney

Pubs/Cafes

The Fleur De Lys is well known for its quality pies and its delightful canalside garden. It's a great spot to relax and enjoy refreshments after your walk. The pub has some history too, dating back to the 16th century with a charming old interior which includes wooden beams, a real fire and quirky corners. You can find them on Lapworth Street with postcode B95 5HJ for your sat navs. They have a car park and are also dog friendly.

Photos

Gormley - Land - Lowsonford 24

Anthony Gormley - Land Sculpture. In May 2015, anAntony Gormleystatue of an iron man was placed by thecanal lockin Lowsonford. The statue was one of five life-sized sculptures, known asLand, that were placed near the centre and at four compass points of theUnited Kingdomin a commission by theLandmark Trustto celebrate its 50th anniversary.It was removed in May 2016.

Stratford Canal at Lowsonford - geograph.org.uk - 5447938

Stratford Canal at Lowsonford

Lowsonford - geograph.org.uk - 3106379

Cottages in Lowsonford

Fleur de Lys, Lowsonford - geograph.org.uk - 5447929

Fleur de Lys pub

Kingswood Junction lock 20

Kingswood Junctionon theStratford-upon-Avon CanalinWarwickshire, England. Lock 20 (right), leading from the connecting arm to the Northern Stratford. To the left is the lockless arm leading to the bottom of lock 21. Behind is the short spur to theGrand Union Canal.

Stratford-upon-Avon Canal north of Lowsonford, Warwickshire - geograph.org.uk - 3723061

Stratford-upon-Avon Canal north of Lowsonford, Warwickshire

Weston Hall Bridge near Kingswood, Warwickshire - geograph.org.uk - 1712225

Weston Hall Bridge near Kingswood, Warwickshire. On the Grand Union Canal, Bridge No 64 is a farmer's accommodation bridge, no public way being available across it. The canal was opened in 1799 as the Warwick and Birmingham Canal, and was one of eight canals which merged in 1929 to form the Grand Union Canal.

Turner's Green Bridge No 63 - geograph.org.uk - 4716609

Turner's Green Bridge No 63

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GPS Files

GPX File

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