We walked from tavistock quay to the limit of permissible walking beyond the lumburn aqueduct and then back again the walk took two hours. The tavistock canal 4.
The walk along the tow path is.
Tavistock canal walk. See the tavistock river walk page for more details. The first part of the day was a walk from the canal wharf in tavistock along the canal to the junction with the long disused mill hill branch then up to mill hill following the route of the canal as much as possible. Enjoy a peaceful stroll along the towpath of the tavistock canal on this easy walk in west devon.
Adjacent to the canal you will find the river tavy where there are nice surfaced footpaths to follow along a rushing weir. The route starts at tavistock wharf and heads through the outskirts of the town towards crowndale farm passing west bridge on the way. The walk begins at the large car park in the centre of tavistock.
You continue to the pretty shillamill aqueduct before finishing at lumburn where the canal meets the river lumburn. From there it curves around a spur of land towards the impressive shillamill. Tavistock viaduct ordnance survey map view and print off.
The tavistock canal walk follows the canal from tavistock to the area around the northern entrance or northern portal of this tunnel. Last week i went for a walk on the tavistock canal. Near the junction is a lock gate replacement and a broken lift bridge 1998.
One of the best ways to appreciate the tavistock s canal is with a circular walk designed to showcase it and its surrounding history. We ve positioned this car park on google maps so zoom in on the satellite setting of the accompanying map to see its location. To continue you walking in the town pick up the tavistock canal and enjoy a waterside walk along the towpath.
As well as the hundreds of photographs of the canal there are photos of the town of tavistock and surrounding area. After visiting tavistock pannier market take a stroll down to tavistock park you can walk along the canal the children can feed the ducks while you can watch the tennis or bowling on the opposite side of the canal bank the park has a wonderful selection of beautiful trees and. We started at the canal wharf car park in tavistock walking along the canal up to its t junction where it spits between the mill hill branch and the branch with the tunnel to morewellham quay.
Tavistock canal and park. I had already bought an interesting booklet about the history of the canal from the tourist information office and this made the walk more enjoyable as there are several industrial archaeological sights to see along the way. The path runs through tavistock meadows towards tavistock college.
Tavistock canal walk tavistock dartmoor national park start from the large car parking area in the centre of tavistock by tavistock the wharf. 7th august 2008 we planned to do two walks in one day one either side of the tunnel through morewellham down on the tavistock canal.