GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Shropshire Union Canal

66 miles (106 km)

Travel from the ourskirts of Wolverhampton to Ellesmere Port on this long distance waterside walk along the Shropshire Union Canal.
The route starts at Autherley Junction in the Oxley area of Wolverhampton. You follow the canal north into the countryside, passing Pendeford Mill Nature Reserve where there are good bird watching opportunities.
You continue north to Brewood and Wheaton Aston before passing Belvide Reservoir. The canal enters Shropshire, passing Market Drayton before entering Cheshire where you pass Audlem with views of the River Weaver.
The route then passes through Nantiwch and Chester before finishing at Ellesmere Port where you join with the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey.
The canal also links with the Llangollen Canal and the Montgomery Canal which run into Wales.

Shropshire Union Canal OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Shropshire Union Canal Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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