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Donnington Wood Canal

Now derelict, the Donnington Wood Canal linked coal pits at Donnington Wood to the Shrewsbury & Newport Canals.

Things to do nearby

Facts & Stats

5.5 miles


7 locks

+ 1 inclined plane


Year opened

Waterways affected by the HS2 plans

The latest HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg Design Refinement proposals affect the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal in the Wimboldsley area north of Crewe.