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Family walks near me

Want to get your little ones outside? A waterside walk is just the thing, especially after the indoor excitement of the festive season. Read on for our free guide to family walks near you.

Two women walking by the canal with their two children

With colourful boats, wonderful wildlife and working locks, there's plenty to interest all the family on your local canal.

Family walks near me have been selected with a number of factors in mind, including length, towpath surface and wildlife/historical interest along the way.

Read on for our favourite family-friendly walks - in no particular order.

Powys, Wales





Bath, Somerset




Wrexham, Wales

Lunch next to the canal

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Last Edited: 06 December 2023

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