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Cotswold Canals Towpath Guide App

The Towpath Guide app provides information on over 200 points of interest those walking or cycling along the Cotswold Canals and uses your location to determine those nearest to you.

Towpath Guide Coverage

The guide contains walking routes for the following canal sections:

  • Route 1 Part 1 - Saul Junction to the A38 at Whitminster (start of 'Missing Mile')
  • Route 1 Part 2 - Westfield Bridge (end of 'Missing Mile') to Stroud
  • Route 2 - Stroud to Daneway (Sapperton Canal Tunnel)
  • Route 3 - Sapperton Canal Tunnel, Coates to Source of the Thames.
  • Route 4 - Siddington to Latton.

It also includes information on a number of more isolated locations (where the canal is not generally accessible) where access is provided by a footpath or highway.

Version 3, released on 21 December 2021, includes a number of walking routes along the canals - with measured distances.

Bug Fixes - On Android devices, it also fixes an annoying bug where the app keeps returning to the Device>Settings>Location screen when location data is lost for any reason.


Mobile Phone App Screenshots 1

Mobile Phone App Screenshots 2



CCiP welcomes feedback on the app, including suggestions for future enhancements.


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