Devon, England

Tiverton Area: Canal Towpath & Grand Western Canal Country Park

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Tiverton is the main commercial and administrative centre of the Mid Devon district, and is located 15 miles north of Exeter. The best place to run in Tiverton is the 11.25 mile path is a multi-use path that runs beside the Canal, on a mainly paved or good gravel surface. Start at the trailhead of the Grand Western Canal Country Park off Canal Hill Rd. and run any length you like! Water views the whole way.

Additional Running Options. There are several additional options for running in Grand Western Canal Country Park, incorporating the canal path and listed walks in the park. This website has good options.

Essentials
  • Canal path is up to 11.25 miles one-way
  • Canal path is generally flat
  • Nearest to Tiverton: Trailhead off Canal Hill Rd.; There are several other car parks & access points
  • Additional car parks/access points at Manley, Tiverton, Greenway bridges

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Essentials
  • Canal path is up to 11.25 miles one-way
  • Canal path is generally flat
  • Nearest to Tiverton: Trailhead off Canal Hill Rd.; There are several other car parks & access points
  • Additional car parks/access points at Manley, Tiverton, Greenway bridges