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Fradley Junction

Fradley Junction is where the Coventry Canal joins the Trent & Mersey Canal. It's one of the busiest places on the waterways where canals, boats and people meet and a great place for a family visit.

General information

Address: Fradley Junction, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7DN

Visit time: 2- 3 hours

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: There is a pay & display car park on site. For more details on parking please visit our 'nearby' section of this page.

Toilets: There are public toilets on site and in the pub

Free visitor guide

Great for

There is lots to see and do around the junction, including carved benches and chainsaw sculptures

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Canoeing
  • sightseeing
  • pond dipping platform

Nearby

Fradley Pool Nature Reserve, Kingfisher Caravan Park, Alrewas, National Memorial Arboretum

There is a pay and display car park on site. For more information about parking and costs please visit: http://www.cp-plus.co.uk/clients/fradley-junction/ 

Spot a boat

A good place to spot boats year round

Refreshments

  • Kingfisher Café

    Cafe in caravan park

  • Canalside Café

    Lovely canalside café with great menu and indoor and outdoor seating

  • White Swan

    Canal side pub

Picnic spot

A number of benches are located around Fradley Pool Nature Reserve

Trails

  • There is an audio trail around the junction

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Coots/Moorhens
  • Bats
  • terrapins
  • migrating birds