Shropshire Union Canal
Nearest campsite: Chirk Caravan & Motorhome Club Site.
A cycle path runs along the canal to Llangollen and beyond.
Distance: Approx. 17 miles return.
Places to visit nearby: Chirk Castle Estate (quite hilly)
Terrain: The towpath is nice wide and firm.
The Shropshire Union Canal is a scenic waterway in England that offers a unique opportunity for exploration and relaxation.
Stretching across several counties, including Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Cheshire, this canal provides a tranquil setting to enjoy leisurely walks, bike rides, or boat trips.
The canal passes through charming villages, picturesque countryside, and peaceful rural landscapes, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the English countryside.
Along the way, you may encounter historic locks, quaint canal-side pubs, and wildlife, creating a serene and peaceful environment.
Whether you choose to walk alongside the canal towpath, rent a narrowboat, or simply enjoy the peaceful ambience, the Shropshire Union Canal offers a delightful experience for those looking to connect with nature and unwind in a tranquil setting.