Iron Trunk Aquaduct - Grand Union Canal

We parked in a small car park in Old Wolverton, and walked along the tow path, it has quite a few seats along the way for us and was ideal as my husband was recovering from an illness.  The Aqueduct is about 15 mins maybe less from the car park.  I think it should be a fairly easy to continue to walk into Cosgrove, maybe an hour and half round trip? but we decided to turn around and then drive onto the The Barley Mow at Cosgrove.  There is a little tunnel to get under the canal once you are there so that you can get to the pub if you have walked, we popped down after our lunch and walked a little way along from that end.

There are canal boats moored along the canal and the weather was perfect so a very pleasant few hours out and not far from Ampthill, about 35 mins drive.

This aqueduct is amazing, quite scary looking over it, and a narrow path but well worth the visit.  The path from Old Wolverton goes through to Cosgrove.

Here are a selection of paths that people have written about in the area:i footpath links and more information here canal and river trust

In Old Wolverton there is a great place to have a rummage Grandads collection and there is also a pub just nearby that seemed very popular and busy in the garden.  Here are a few pictures:

The view from the aqueduct

boats along the canal

looking along the canal

Information boards - I hope that you can read them