Our restoration activities are mainly centred around Tamworth Road. You are welcome to visit at any time and enjoy a walk along our Heritage Towpath Trail.
How to find us:
By Road -
Look for Borrowcop Locks Canal Park on the A51 Tamworth Road, Lichfield, WS14 9HG
There is a small free car park next to the traffic lights at the junction of the A51 and Ryknild Street. Across the road is the Heritage Towpath Trail which takes you up to the Borrowcop Locks Canal Park. This part of the trail is wheelchair-friendly.
Local Bus Services -
Arriva 765 & 785 Lichfield – Whittington – Tamworth. There are bus stops close to the Borrowcop Locks Canal Park middle entrance as well as by the east entrance (next to the car park mentioned above).
Nearest Train Station -
Lichfield City Railway Station is almost 1 mile away.
Borrowcop Locks Canal Park
Google Map showing the location of the Tamworth Road Site and Borrowcop Locks Canal Park.
Small car park in Darnford Park by Ryknild Steet/A51 junction.
WS14 9HG (approx)
This is the east entrance by the A51 Traffic Lights and opposite the Darnford Park car park.
This is the central entrance by Pound 26. There is parking only for 2 or 3 cars.
A bus stop is nearby.
This is the west entrance to Borrowcop Locks Canal Park from Cricket Lane. No parking here.
A detailed map of the Lichfield Canal showing the main Points of Interest and a route for walkers along the Heritage Towpath Trail.
Key: The proposed route of the canal is shown in BLUE
Parts of the route which may be walked now are shown in RED
A visual introduction the history of the Lichfield Canal and some of the points of interest along the route.
These sections can also be explored but note there are no fully made-up footpaths although we are working on it in some areas.
Keep to the route marked on the Towpath Trail map and beware of trip hazards and other obstacles.
Access is just east of the Darnford Moors Golf Club. An easy walk up to the restored Lift Bridge (0.3 miles approx), difficult beyond that up to Cappers Lane (further 0.5 miles approx).
Gallows Wharf is adjacent to the London Road bridge right behind the Shell Garage at the junction of the A5206 and Tamworth Road A51. There is no convenient parking so walk up from Borrowcop Locks Canal Park.(0.5 miles approx).
Click to see the full 360 degree view from a seat alongside Pound 27
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