Paddington to Wembley to Grand Union Canal

Paddington Station to Wembley – Grand Union Canal

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A 7 mile cycle route which takes you along the Grand Union Canal traffic free tow path through central London to Wembley. On some canal tow paths you require a permit to cycle along them. You can download your FREE permit from our homepage by just clicking on the link to There are a number of places you can hire a cycle in London. We would suggest you check your local area. The Grand Union Canal is part of the British canal system and connects London and Birmingham, stretching for 137 miles with 166 locks.

Starting from Paddington Station cycle left along Craven Road and after 100 yards TURN RIGHT along Westbourne Terrace. Cycle straight over the cross road following Westbourne Terrace to the end, and at the end of the road TURN LEFT and cycle along under the A40 for about 500 yards where you meet with the Grand Union Canal.

At the Canal Bear left along the tow path underneath the arches and cycle along the canal past Meanwhile Gardens on your left. Continue along the tow path as it takes you past the London suburbs of Kensal Green and Harlesden.

After about 4 miles you pass under a railway bridge then come to a bridge over the canal with Bridgewater Road A4005. Your Leave the canal at this bridge and bear right over the canal and on the other side of the bridge TURN RIGHT along Ealing Road A4089 which takes you a quarter of a mile to Wembley. There are plenty of shops, bars and cafes to explore and of course the world famous Wembley Football Stadium.



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