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just walk it - a walk through Radford and Foleshill

Transcript from Coventry City Council brochure published Oct-2002

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(Distance 2.6 Miles)  Bus Services: 20, 20A, 40, 50, 2, 2A and 1 3C

The walk starts at the Canal Basin entrance, St Nicholas Street and Leicester Row.  Car parking is available in the Canal Basin car park off St Nicholas Street.

Walk towards Bridge 1, with the shops on your left, the canal on your right, follow the road out, turn right over Drapers Field Bridge, then left, and join the towpath.  Follow the path under Cash's Lane Bridge (2), leave the Canal at the first exit gate, into Brooklyn Road.  Walk down to the junction with Foleshill Road, turn right to the traffic lights and right again and up Cash's Lane Hill to the junction with Kingfield Road; turn right.

At Kirby Road turn left and cross Kingfield Road into Cash's Park opposite.  Go through the car park and follow the path, bearing left to the entry.  Turn right and follow the path over the railway bridge into Daimler Road.  At the junction with Sandy Lane, cross over the road to the Radford Recreation Ground and make your way across the area to the opposite left-hand corner, by the TA. Centre.

Go down Swillington Road to the junction with Radford Road.  Cross over Radford Road and turn right, walk about 30 metres until reaching an opening on the left, go down the ramp to Bridgeman Road.

Turn left and follow the road until you reach the garages at the end of the row of houses.  Take the path to the left at the side of these and under the railway arches into Nauls Mill Park, follow the path to your left past the pool, out of these gates to Middleborough Road.  Turn left; walk up the road to the footbridge.

Take the steps and cross over the bridge, turn right and right again into St Columba's Close, to the junction with St Nicholas Street and turn left back into the canal basin. 

See also:
Information for Walkers

Map in MS-Word format

just walk it - Index and Introduction

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