Coventry Canal Old and New

Are you in need of recharging?

Our canals and rivers offer spaces on your doorstep to relax and reconnect when we need them the most.

This route takes in our rich industrial heritage along the Coventry Canal.

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Distance: 13.5 miles

You’ll join the canal in Edgwick before heading northwards towards Longford past the Ricoh Arena – home to both the city’s football team and Wasps RFC.

You’ll also pass Hawkesbury Junction, where you’ll briefly meet the Oxford Canal, before making your way back to the starting point via Exhall, Bedworth, Bulkington and Shilton.

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British Cycling have more about this route on their website.

Last date edited: 12 April 2018