Chillington Hall & Shropshire Union Canal from Brewood

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Photo from the walk - Chillington Hall & Shropshire Union Canal from Brewood

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 290 feet / 88 metres

Grade - easy

This South Staffordshire walk uses bridleways, footpaths and canal towpaths to explore some of the features in this part of the County. As an extension it is possible to visit Chillington Hall but please note that opening times are limited.  

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Further Information

Location Map

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The County of Staffordshire is located within the Midlands. The northern part of the county includes part of the Peak District National Park featuring both Gritstone moorland of the Dark Peak and limestone dales of the White Peak. To the south the heathlands of Cannock Chase form part of an AONB. Elsewhere the county is predominantly rural with pleasant countryside and easy walking.

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