GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Wolverhampton Canal Walk

2 miles (3 km)

Explore the Birmingham Canal on this short walk through the centre of Wolverhampton. It's a nice gentle stroll taking you past a series of locks, barges and bridges.
The route starts at the Broad Street Basin, very close to the train station. It then heads north, passing some pretty 18th century lock cottages, the Dunstall Railway Bridges and Wolverhampton Racecourse on your left. The route finishes at Aldersley Junction where theBirmingham Main Line Canalterminates and meets theStaffordshire and Worcestershire Canalnear toOxley.
At the end of this short route you have the option of extending your walk along the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. Follow it south and it will take you to Wombourne.
Also near Oxley you can pick up the Shropshire Union Canal. Following it north will take you towards Brewood via the Pendeford Mill Nature Reserve.

Wolverhampton Canal Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Wolverhampton Canal Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Wolverhemton - panoramio (1)

Canal view at the start

Wolverhemton - panoramio

Barges on the canal

Canals and railways, Wolverhampton - - 1718425

Canals and railways, Wolverhampton

Dunstall - ice-breaking at Lock 16 - - 1105857


Dunstall Railway Arches - - 833543

Dunstall Railway Arches

Aldersley Junction and Wolverhampton bottom lock

Aldersley Junction and Wolverhampton bottom lock

GPS Files

GPX File

Wolverhampton Canal Walk.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Wolverhampton Canal Walk.mmo (right click - 'Save As')