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Trails

Trails

We’ve put together a series of trails to help you discover the Bridgewater Canal in Salford. Each one is packed with information, maps and directions so you get the most out of your visit.

Simply choose the trail you want to do, download the guide and off you go. Why not try to complete them all?

The Salford Trail - Worsley to Barton

A 3.5 mile walk from Worsley Woods to Monton and along the canal to Barton Swing Aqueduct. 

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The Salford Trail - Walkden to Worsley

A 5.5 mile walk taking you from Walkden to Boothstown and then along the canal to Worsley. 

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Duke's Drive Orienteering Course

Be adventurous and discover Duke's Drive with an orienteering course that's suitable for beginners. 

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I Spy the Bridgewater Canal in Salford

Get your explorer’s hat on and set off on a journey of discovery along this intriguing waterway to spot as much as you can. 

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Caked in History

A circular walk linking the heritage of the Bridgewater Canal in Salford and the railways.

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Worsley Village Heritage Trail

Looking around Worsley village today, with its picturesque green, half-timbered houses and tranquil canalside setting, it is difficult to imagine that this was once the birthplace of the 'transport' revolution in the 18th century.

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Monton and Roe Green Loopline Heritage Trail

Discover railways, coal, physics, lighthouses and more on this heritage trail along the Bridgewater Canal in Salford.  

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