WorcesterDroitwich Spa

Wordro two
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Distance

14km/8mi

Ascent

199m

Descent

184m

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Description

Worcester to Droitwich
Based on Wordro One (246_Wordro_Worcester_Droitwich Spa.gpx)
Improved to avoid a very wet and muddy field.
Moved the Droitwich section around to stick to the correct side of the canal.
Altered the part though Droitwich town cetnre to use the underpass and avoid having to cross the roundabout.

Features to note:
Not possible to wheel.
Several parts are on road with no pavements. Hi-visibility vest recommended.
A footbridge over the rail line, with steps
This route has one style to climb.
There are a few benches along the route.
Lots of muddy and rough paths with roots sticking out.
Narrow alleyways.
One arrow tracks through a field of crops.
Steep parts where the canal paths join roads

Worcester to Droitwich
Based on Wordro One (246_Wordro_Worcester_Droitwich Spa.gpx)
Improved to avoid a very wet and muddy field.
Moved the Droitwich section around to stick to the correct side of the canal.
Altered the part though Droitwich town cetnre to use the underpass and avoid having to cross the roundabout.

Features to note:
Not possible to wheel.
Several parts are on road with no pavements. Hi-visibility vest recommended.
A footbridge over the rail line, with steps
This route has one style to climb.
There are a few benches along the route.
Lots of muddy and rough paths with roots sticking out.
Narrow alleyways.
One arrow tracks through a field of crops.
Steep parts where the canal paths join roads

Status

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Reviews - 1

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (1)

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Grade 3: Route includes rough surfaces that may include small boulders, potholes, shallow ruts, loose gravel, short muddy sections.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
Grading is based on average scores by surveyors. This slow way has 1 surveys.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Not present at time of survey Public toilet (1)
Not present at time of survey Wheelchair accessible toilet (1)
Present at time of survey Supermarket (1)
Present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Maybe present Vegan restaurant (1)
Maybe present Accommodation (1)
Maybe present Accommodation < £50 (1)
Not present at time of survey Campsite (1)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (1)
Maybe present Free wifi (1)
Maybe present Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Not present at time of survey Train station (1)
Present at time of survey Bench (1)
Present at time of survey Picnic table (1)
Present at time of survey Bus stop (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (1)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (1)
Not present at time of survey Wading (1)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (1)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (1)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (1)
Not present at time of survey Very slippery (1)
Maybe present Very muddy (1)
Maybe present Very icy (1)
Present at time of survey Likely to flood (1)
Not present at time of survey Long grass sections (1)
Present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Not present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Present at time of survey Stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Maybe present Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (1)
Present at time of survey Flights of steps (1)
Present at time of survey Gates (1)
Present at time of survey Kissing gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Cycle barriers (1)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle grids (1)
Not present at time of survey Fords (1)
Maybe present Narrow bridges (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (1)
Present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Horses possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (1)
Present at time of survey Potential falls (1)
Not present at time of survey Exposed to elements (1)
Not present at time of survey Remove area (1)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (1)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (1)
Present at time of survey No visible path (1)
Not present at time of survey Seasonal nesting birds (1)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Not present at time of survey Free of stiles (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

Narrowest part of path: no data

The steepest uphill gradient East: no data

The steepest uphill gradient West: no data

The steepest camber: no data

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Clear (1)

Successfully completed

We asked route surveyors "Have you successfully completed this route with any of the following? If so, would you recommend it to someone with the same requirements?". Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Recommended by an expert

We asked route surveyors "Are you a trained access professional, officer or expert? If so, is this route suitable for someone travelling with any of the following?" Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Terrain

We asked route surveyors to estimate how much of the route goes through different kinds of terrain.

There is no data on how much of this route is on roads

There is no data on how much of this route is lit at night

Thereis no data on amount of route paved

There is no data on muddiness

There is no data on rough ground

There is no data on long grass

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1 surveys

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3X February 2022 by Grifftinfoilhat
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Geography information system (GIS) Data

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Start and end points

Worcester
Grid RefSO8494555222
Lat / Lon 52.19504° / -2.22166°
Easting / Northing384,945E / 255,222N
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Droitwich Spa
Grid RefSO8980663233
Lat / Lon 52.26717° / -2.15079°
Easting / Northing389,806E / 263,233N
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Review


Grifftinfoilhat

02 Feb 2022

Lovely peaceful Canalside (for the most part) route. Well plotted and easy to follow. Would definitely do again.


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Distance

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Ascent

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Descent

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