GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Worcester and Birmingham Canal

31 miles (50 km)

Follow the Worcester and Birmingham Canal from the vibrant centre of Birmingham, through the green hills of Worcestershire, to the cathedral city of Worcester. After leaving Birmingham you enter the countryside and will encounter a series of locks including Tardebigge Locks. With 30 locks in about 2 miles, Tarddebigge is the longest in the country, and also one of the steepest.
This is a nice easy waterside walk, suitable for all walkers.
Highlights on the route include the chocolate factory at the pretty model village of Bournville. It's well worth a short detour from the towpath to explore the village with its historic buildings and pretty little park.
Around Droitwich Spa the canal links with the Droitwich Canal which will take you west through the town into the surrounding countryside.

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Worcester and Birmingham Canal OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Worcester and Birmingham Canal Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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