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Worcestershire woods and water

A leisurely walk (canal) in Worcestershire, England, about 7.04km (4.37 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:45. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 40m (131ft)
Loss 48m (157ft)
Max. Elevation 90m (295ft)
Elevation (total) 88m (288ft)
Start & End
Tibberton Village
Distance 7.04km
(4.37mi)
Duration ~1:45
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Created by Debbull101 on 29 Nov 2007
A tour to a woodland nature reserve with links to Worcester and Droitwich via canal. Can be combined with a bike ride.

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Walk Map

Waypoints

OS Grid SO905579
Start of the walk At the Bridge Inn drop down onto the Canal tow path and walk East.
Railway line About 1.11 km (~0.69 miles) from
OS Grid SO914584
The canal runs alongside the railway
Oddingley Bridge About 0.00 km (~0 miles) from
OS Grid SO914584
The footpath crosses the railway and heads East follow the footpath signs off to the left after about 200 metres
Slope to Trench wood About 0.94 km (~0.58 miles) from
OS Grid SO919593
At the top of the slope enter Worcestershire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve Trench wood. Enjoy the footpaths through the woods to the South West corner of the wood
Sale Green About 1.42 km (~0.88 miles) from
OS Grid SO928581
Follow the path which runs to the south of Fillet Wood leading to stanley wood.
Shoots Hill Wood About 0.99 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid SO921574
To the west of Shoots Hill wood leave the footpath and follow the lane down the hill to Crowle
Chequers Inn About 1.02 km (~0.63 miles) from
OS Grid SO919565
Nice Pub...Have a drink or some lunch!
Back on the path About 0.00 km (~0 miles) from
OS Grid SO919565
Follow the footpath to the East of the pub heading south and then West down the hill
Right Turn About 0.32 km (~0.2 miles) from
OS Grid SO917564
Follow the footpath to the north following the path of a stream. Take care crossing the road! Keep on this path until the footbridge.
Footbridge About 0.81 km (~0.5 miles) from
OS Grid SO915572
Turn West and follow the path back to Tibberton
Tibberton Village About 0.43 km (~0.27 miles) from
OS Grid SO914576
Take a walk up to the church and enjoy vies across Worcestershire, or head back to the bus stop or the two pubs up by the canal!

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