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Leapgate Old Railway Line

Leapgate Old Railway Line

Image of leapgate old railway lineThe old railway line has changed little since the last train passed through over twenty years ago. Sometimes you are in a deep cutting walking below exposed sandstone rocks, other times you walk on an embankment above the surrounding countryside looking down on the rolling landscape.

Opening Times

Open daily, 24 hour pedestrian, bike and horse access. Admission is Free

Site Location

Longboat Lane, DY13 8AE. Starting on the eastern edge of Stourport-on-Severn by the canal, passing by Wilden Top, to the A449. Grid Reference: 845719.

Accessibility Information

  • No dedicated parking at the site
  • Some access points have steep long flights of steps, others have ramps. The Canal end of the site is suitable for access by wheel chair, pushchair and small mobility scooter. The motorbike barrier would restrict larger mobility scooters.
  • Topography of the site is flat and parts of the route are surfaced (rolled stone). It is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs

OS Map

Explorer 218.

Site Facilities

On Site Walking avialable at Leapgate Old Railway LineBicycle parking avialable at Leapgate Old Railway LineHorse Riding available at Leapgate Old Railway Line

For further information contact the Countryside Service on 01905 766493.

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External websites

  • Defra
    Department for environmental food and rural affairs.
  • British Waterways
    Creating sustainable waterways for the future.
  • English Heritage
    Looking after the historical environment in England for future generations.
  • Environmental Agency
    The government agency responsible for protecting and improving the environment, water, land and air.
  • Natural England
    The Government advisor on the natural environment.

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This page was last reviewed 26 July 2013 at 10:48.
The page is next due for review 22 January 2015.