Scenic walks near me

Step onto the towpath and discover a hidden world of picturesque waterways, wonderful wildlife and colourful narrowboats . Read our guide to our top ten scenic walking routes on beautiful canals in England and Wales.

Walks by the canal Walks by the canal

Feel better with a waterside walk. Your local canal is full of natural beauty and historic architecture. For scenic walks near you, take a look at our full list of walking routes or simply head to your local canal

In no particular order, here is our free guide to beautiful walks along our favourite canals and rivers. 

West Midlands


West Yorkshire

Powys, Wales

Somerset and Wiltshire



North Yorkshire

Denbighshire, Wales


Last date edited: 29 October 2021