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Whitchurch and Grindley Brook

Planning your visit

Address: Whitchurch Waterways, Country Park, Chemistry, Whitchurch, SY13 1DD View on Google map

Toilets: There are toilets for customers of the pubs/cafes, the nearest public toilets are in Whitchurch town centre

Whitchurch and Grindley Brook, on the Llangollen Canal, are surrounded by great walking country. The area is also part of the Llwybr Maelor Way and South Cheshire Way.

It takes around 30 minutes to walk from Whitchurch to Grindley Brook (or the other way). When you want a break there are plenty of places to stop and watch boats and wildlife. Perfect! 

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Boat trips:

Picnic spot:

There are no picnic benches but plenty of glassy areas to lay down a blanket


Wildlife spotting:

If you're planning a picnic remember instead of feeding the ducks your left over sandwiches, you might want to check our free duck guide first?

Getting here

By car - there's parking in Whitchurch town centre and for customers of the pubs and cafes

By train - Whitchurch has a station but it is a 30 minute walk through the town to the towpath - still, perfect opportunity to grab something to picnic with when you get there!

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