Lichfield Canal Heritage Towpath Trail

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Points of Interest

© 2016 Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust

Structural Restoration of Lock 18 was completed by the Trust in 1997, commemorating the bicentenary of the opening of the original canal in 1797, with support from the Lichfield Conduit Lands Trust.

See The Story of Fosseway Restoration on our website.

See Captain Ahab’s Watery Tales - Ogley Locks Into Lichfield


Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

Lock 18

On canal line

Relative Position

Restoration phase

Photo:  Lock 18 in 2014

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Trail Map 4

8.22 Km.

5.10 Mls.

5.68 Km.

3.53 Mls.

Photo:  Public picnic area at Lock 18  in 2014   (Paul Marshall)

Photo:  Lock 18 undergoing restoration in 1997   (Mike Brown)

Photo:  Lock 18  in 2008   (Mark Edwards)