Droitwich canals sponsored walk. The canal flows through the spa town of droitwich and is thickly lined with trees and hedges.
A worcestershire walk that includes the village of ombersley the droitwich canal salwarpe and the river severn.
Droitwich canal walk. Time 6 hours 10 minutes. This 6 75 mile circular route begins on the droitwich canal towpath at hanbury wharf and then follows the worcester and birmingham canal. The countryside is quite beautiful being rolling green fields.
Ombersley the droitwich canal salwarpe the severn introduction to walk 1830. The walk starts where the canal meets the worcester and birmingham canal just to the east of droitwich you could also start in droitwich if you prefer and miss out the first mile. A list of popular walks in and around the droitwich area.
The droitwich barge canal and droitwich junction canal re opened in 2011 after years of hard work by the droitwich canal trust local volunteers and ourselves in our former guise of british waterways. The trail begins outside st richards house in victoria square. Have recently walked from droitwich down to the river seven along the canal.
The ultimate van tastic wacky races. Yes a long walk over which the canal path is well maintained. Author peter lane.
The canal then heads west passing hanbury wharf and heading through the town. The walk was devised to celebrate the diamond jubilee year and was supported by peter luff mp and pam davey county councillor. The droitwich barge canal and the droitwich junction canal the barge canal is a broad canal which opened in 1771 linking droitwich spa to the river severn at hawford mill claines the droitwich junction canal is a narrow canal opened in 1854 which linked droitwich to the worcester and birmingham canal.
Only for a short distance do you leave the canal path to walk a country road. Droitwich canals worcester birmingham canal river severn start point car parking. The walk is marked by lock gates symbols along the way.
This walk will cover approximately 1 5 miles and will give you a brief introduction to the town centre of droitwich spa. 5 or 22 mile walk cost. The route encircles the hanbury hall national trust property and includes open countryside parkland and the beautiful hanbury village.
Droitwich spa marina hanbury road droitwich spa worcestershire wr9 7du distance. Ascent 630 feet 191 metres. Length 11 0 miles 17 9 km.
The droitwich canal is a synthesis of two canals in worcestershire england. Cross the bridge which carries this road over the canal turn right into union lane and a five minute walk will take you to droitwich spa railway station for a frequent service back to worcester. Saturday 19th september location.
5 per person tea cakes provided at finish. On june 5 th 2012 96 people walked droitwich spa diamond jubilee walk an eight mile circular walk using 4 miles of canal towpaths and 4 miles of quiet lanes and footpaths. The pub stands on kidderminster road.