Stroudwater + Thames & Severn Canals


The Lock Challenge family Walk

A gentle 10km walk along the beautiful Stroudwater and Thames and Severn canals. The half way point is Brimscombe Mill where there will be food, drink and music. We have created a map and quiz questions to follow along the route to help distract those with little legs!

The start and finish point is at Ebley Mill where there is parking, toilets and refreshments.

  • Event Information

  • When: 14th July 2024

  • Start Time: 9am

    Collect your family registration pack from 7:30am until 8:50am
    Safety briefing will be at 8:55am at the start

  • Where: Ebley Mill, Stroud, GL5 4UB

    Race HQ is inside Ebley Mill
    Start & Finish is on the Canal Path next to Ebley Mill.

  • Entry Fee:

    £5 per adult
    £2 per child

  • All ages

  • Prizes & Awards

  • Bespoke medal to all finishers

  • Family Group Award

    submit your number or quiz sheet at the finsh and be entered into a prize draw

  • Walkers Information

  • Event information

    Information, safety advice, event day updates, how to contact us, full directions and parking instructions A link will appear here in early June 2024

  • Final Instructions Email

    An email with final instructions will be sent the week beginning 1st July 2024. Not received it, check your spam folder first. If you still haven't received it, use the contact form, so we can resend it to you. Also, check you have registered for this event, please contact Let's Do This

  • Parking

    There is parking at Ebley Mill & Brimscombe Mill
    A link to parking maps will appear here in early June 2024

  • Directions

    use the follwing postcodes for satnavs
    Ebely Mill - GL5 4UB
    Brimscombe Mill GL5 2QN
    and follow signs and marshals for Parking

  • Brimscombe Mill

    The halfway point of the Family Walk

Start: Ebley Mill

Finish: Brimscombe Mill

Start: Brimscombe Mill

Finish: Ebley Mill

Music, Food & Drink

Live Music
Food & Drink is available to purchase from the Longtable inside Brimscombe Mill.
Toilets available.