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Old Main Line Canal to Walsall Canal: Tipton to Gospel Oak Junction

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Old Main Line Canal to Walsall Canal: Tipton to Gospel Oak Junction is a 8.7 kilometer point-to-point trail located near Tipton, West Midlands, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

Distance: 8.7 km Elevation Gain: 50 m Route Type: Point to Point

hiking

walking

lake

partially paved

river

views

wildlife

historic site

This is a trail from Owen Street Bridge in Tipton, to Gospel Oak Junction on the Walsall Canal, in Wednesbury. The trail follows the route of the Old Main Line to Pudding Green Junction, before turning left and following the line of the Walsall Canal to Gospel Oak Junction. The route itself is along a canal towpath. There are no steps or stiles, but there are a couple of bridges to navigate. There are also several radar key scheme gates. The route starts in Tipton which has a small shopping centre and ends near to Wednesbury. The route offers views of the local area, some of which are urbanised while others are more rural. There are several canal junctions along the route and points of historical interest.

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