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Flat walks near me

Would you like to go for a walk with no hills involved? Our level towpaths offer miles and miles of flat walks on your doorstep. Read on for our free guide to flat walks near you.

Wyrley and Essington Canal

Our canal towpaths are level and there's little chance of getting lost, perfect for walkers who like to know what's coming next.

We’re proud to support This Girl Can, Sport England’s initiative helping to empower women to get active. Canals and rivers are great places to get started.

Flat walks near me

Aside from lock flights, canals are level. Our local to you page will help you find your nearest stretch of towpath - just be sure to check out where the next locks are located.

Alternatively, read on for our favourite flat walks.






High Peak


Two women eat lunch next to the canal

Wellbeing on your doorstep

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Last Edited: 09 May 2024

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