We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
This interesting walk follows the Town Arm of the Stourbridge Canal to uncover why Stourbridge was ideal for glassmaking during the Industrial Revolution.
This walk is from the Royal Geographical Society’s ‘Discovering Britain’ series. Visit their website for full route information and maps.
Take a wander to find out about the people who once lived and worked in the area known as the 'crystal canal'. You can also visit Britain’s most complete working ‘glass cone’ and see the pretty Stourbridge 16 lock flight.
Start point: Canal Street, Stourbridge DY8 4LU
End point: Red House Glass Cone, Wordsley, DY8 4AZ
Distance: one and a half miles