Dodford/Weedon circuit

Taking in the road walking along the A45 but with nice views of rolling countryside, a saunter along the Grand Union, (there's a memorial bench under the A45 to rest and lunch and keep dry), and then heading off the canal towards the village of Dodford with a Grade 1 listed church to visit. Parking at the village hall or opposite the church.

Technical sheet
No. 4078912
A Dodford walk posted on 20/09/20 by . Update : 05/10/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h20[?]
Distance Distance : 2.7mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 89ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 105ft
Highest point Highest point : 407ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 292ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Dodford
Starting point Starting point : N 52.240406° / W 1.100309°
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Description

(D/A) Start at Dodford Village hall car park turning right out of the car park but then bearing left up to the A45.

(1) Turn left head towards Weedon. At the roundabout, go straight over.

(2) Adjacent to the Heart of England swing left and access the canal. Head north.

(3) The bridge with the memorial bench is the A45. Continue under the next bridge and immediately turn right and up on to a countrylane. Turn right over the canal and then over the railway bridge.

(4) Follow your nose till you come to a T junction and turn left. Follow your nose and you will arrive back at the village hall.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 335ft - Dodford village hall car park
1 : mi 0.29 - alt. 407ft - A45
2 : mi 1.23 - alt. 315ft - Bridge
3 : mi 1.95 - alt. 308ft - Bridge
4 : mi 2.54 - alt. 325ft - T junction
D/A : mi 2.7 - alt. 335ft - Dodford village hall car park

Useful Information

Heart of England for a pint.
A45 bridge on the canal for a rest.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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