Coventry Canal Fradley
DescriptionBridge 86 - junction with Trent & Mersey Canal
Coventry Canal: There is no vehicular access or parking at Bridges 86 or 87 they are only accessible via the towpath.
Brookhay Bridge 88 - This Bridge is accessible via Brookhay Lane off the A38 and the lane that runs alongside the canal from Bell Bridge 89 on the A38. There is parking and towpath access near to Bridge 88. Along the lane between Bridges 88 & 89 the hedge is thick in places; there is a gate and stile giving towpath access with verge parking about halfway, going on towards Bridge 89 the hedge is replaced with fern giving easy access to the towpath. The lane is narrow with light traffic and a dirt parking lay-bye about halfway along.
Bell Bridge 89 - This is the bridge that takes the A38 over the canal. There is parking and towpath access on the lane that runs alongside the canal from the A38 toward Bridge 88. You can also cross under the A38 using Bridge 89 towpath to access more of the canal. The towpath is wide and grassy.
Fradley Bridge 90 - Bridge Farm Lane cross this bridge and motor vehicles are blocked from crossing the bridge, but you can drive up to the bridge.
Gorse Lane Bridge 91 - This bridge gives towpath access with nearby parking in a lay-bye just over the bridge and by the junction with Hay End Lane.
The towpath then continues up to the canal junction.
Prohibition signs are mandatory. Anglers fishing near overhead power lines do so at their own risk.
NO FISHING AT NIGHT.
BAA Publication Map
Coventry Canal 01
Bridge 89 this bridge gives access under A38 towards bridge 90.
Coventry Canal 02
Bridge 86 only accessible via towpath from Bridge 88.
Coventry Canal 03
Bridge 87, only accessible via towpath from Bridge 88.
Coventry Canal 04
Bridge 88, you need to walk along the towpath from here to fish towards Bridges 87 & 86.
Coventry Canal 05
Canal between Bridges 89 & 90. Access and parking at near both bridges with an easy walk along the tow path.
Coventry Canal 06
Canal between Bridges 90 & 91. Access and parking at both bridges.
Coventry Canal 07
Bridge 90 is foot only, but you can park close by on road.
Coventry Canal 08
General view towards the junction with the Trent and Mersey Canal. Wide grassy towpath to fish from.
More locations on the canals
- Birmingham Worcester Canal Section 1
- Birmingham Worcester Canal Section 2
- Birmingham Worcester Canal Section 3
- Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Section 1
- Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Section 2
- Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Section 3
- Fazeley Canal Section 1
- Fazeley Canal Section 2
- Trent & Mersey Canal Fradley
- Trent & Mersey Canal Alrewas