Lichfield Canal Heritage Towpath Trail

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Points of Interest

© 2016 Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust

A new bridge will be required at this location to replace the original bridge removed shortly after abandonment. A cranked water pipe to the side of the road indicates the profile of the original canal.

See the Atkins Feasibility Study for detailed analysis of the options.

The Boat (Oddfellows in the Boat) this old Canalside Pub was once kept by the Yates Family of Norton Canes.

Oddfellows in the Boat Website


4.34 Km.

2.70 Mls.

Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

9.56 Km.

5.94 Mls.

A461 Boat Inn Bridge

On canal line

Relative Position

Restoration phase


Photo: Boat Inn

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Photo: Water Pipe to the side of the Boat Inn

Photo: New A461 crossing would start from field just to the right