GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Pelsall Common

2 miles (2.6 km)

This walk visits the Pelsall North Common nature reserve in the village of Pelsall, Walsall.
The reserve includes some pleasant footpaths with woodland, heathland, wildlife and ponds. The Wyrley and Essington Canal also runs through the reserve so you can pick up the towpath and enjoy some easy waterside walking here.
You can extend your walk by heading south to visit Pelsall Village Comon where there are more pleasant trails.


WS3 5AA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Pelsall Common OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Pelsall Common Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Pelsall


Pool on Pelsall Common - - 847196

Pool on Pelsall Common. The northern corner of Pelsall Common was the site, until the 1920s, of Pelsall Ironworks with blast furnaces, puddling furnaces, forges and rolling mills. The site has now reverted to nature.

Heathland on Pelsall Common - - 848598

Heathland on Pelsall Common. Pelsall Ironworks occupied the common in the late nineteenth century.

Friars Bridge, Hatherton Branch Canal - - 516123

Friars Bridge, Hatherton Branch Canal. This 6.5 mile canal originally linked the Staffs & Worcs Canal to the Wyrley and Essington Canal. Closed after the war it is now under restoration by the Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Trust.

Across the Pelsall Common North Nature Reserve - - 516144

Across the Pelsall Common North Nature Reserve. A man and his dog head off towards the Hatherton Branch Canal.

Pelsall Village Common - - 899457

Pelsall Village Common

Timberland Trail, Forest of Mercia - - 516154

Timberland Trail, Forest of Mercia. The trail runs across Pelsall Common.

Pelsall Common - - 516161

Walkers on the village common

Pelsall Common Bridge, Hatherton Branch Canal - - 516129

Canal view at the northern edge of the common


GPS Files

GPX File

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