Enjoy an easy waterside walk along this pretty canal in the West Midlands. The walk starts in the town of Stourbridge in the West Midlands and heads to Stourton Bridge in Staffordshire. Here the canal links with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. There's lots of pretty locks and some lovely countryside as you make your way into Staffordshire.
Stourbridge Canal Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Stourbridge Canal Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Stourbridge Canal OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Stourbridge Canal Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
In nearby Kingswinford you can pick up the South Staffordshire Railway Walk and enjoy an easy walk or cycle along the trackbed of the old Wolverhampton to Dudley railway line.
Head south of the town and you can visit the historic Hagley Hall Park and enjoy a climb to a splendid viewpoint at Clent Hills Country Park.
Just to the south of the town there's the pretty Worcestershire village of Belbroughton with its attractive High Street and picturesque village green. Our circular walk visits the nearby village of Drayton with its scenic lake.
To the east you can explore the woodland sculpture trails in the wildlife rich Saltwells Nature Reserve. You will also find the pretty Netherton Reservoir and the Dudley Canal in this area. The canal lies at the southern end of the Victorian Netherton Tunnel. With a torch you can walk through the pitch black tunnel to Dudley Port at the other end.
For more walking ideas in the area see the West Midlands Walks and Staffordshire Walks pages.