Wellbeing walk to Bugsworth Basin

Enjoy this 1.7km wellbeing walk along the scenic Peak Forest Canal.

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Taking a walk along this level canal towpath is an enjoyable way to boost your physical and mental health.  

Start point: Transhipment warehouse on the Peak Forest Canal, near SK23 7LX

End point: Bugsworth Basin, SK23 7SD

Distance: 1.7km

The route

1. Begin your walk at the transhipment warehouse near Bingswood Avenue
2. Walk along the canal from the wooden footbridge to Bridge 37
3. Continue along the towpath, enjoying views of the River Goyt, until you reach Bridge 56
4. Walk until you reach the canal junction with the Bugsworth Arm and see the row of canalside cottages
5. Follow the Bugsworth Arm until you reach Bugsworth Basin.