5 mile Longford Loop via Wyken Slough and Sutton Stop

Longford Park entrance off Millrace Lane, Windmill Rd, Coventry, CV6 7BE


Running distance: 5 m

About this run route

Start / Finish

Longford Park Car Park, Windmill Road Entrance

This 5 mile route consists of running on tarmac paths and loose gravel canal tow path. This scenic run starts in Longford Park where the meeting point is the car park, Windmill Road entrance. Heading through the park to Sledmere Close towards the Aldermans Green Road. Turning right and continuing up the Aldermans Green Road towards Bell Green, turn left into Almond Tree Avenue. Left turn back onto Almond Tree Avenue at the North Point Church, continuing straight on up towards Violet Close. Turn right at the end of Violet Close heading to the Sowe Valley Footpath, taking us through Wyken Slough Nature Reserve. Turn right at the pinch point gates heading up towards the trail section where there is a left turn, which takes us past the horses before coming out at the kissing gates, onto the Aldermans Green Road, just before the M6 bridge. Enter the canal section at Tusses Bridge continuing along the canal section before exiting at Sutton Stop. Turn left, onto Grange Road, merging onto Oakmoor Road. Turn left at the end of Oakmoor Road onto the Longford Road, Turn Left onto the Windmill Road, continuing on this home straight back to Longford Park completing the 5 miles approx loop.