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Iffley Lock

Oxford OX4 4EJ, England
+44 1865 777277
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love a good lock

walked from here to the centre... a great way to get into the city. this lock reminds me of my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
James D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Nice for a summer walk

Nice for a summer walk down the river thames. Iffley village and church makes a nice detour from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford OX4 4EJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

walked from here to the centre... a great way to get into the city. this lock reminds me of my childhood and id love to have had a boat to travel down the river.

Thank James D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice for a summer walk down the river thames. Iffley village and church makes a nice detour from your walk along the river.

Thank KiddyBoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

As good a place to walk as anywhere in Oxford, with pubs at either end and one in the middle of the walk into Oxford City Centre.

Thank BrushM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What's not to like? Plenty of boat traffic and plenty of benches under the willows. There are wildflower meadows nearby pubs and chatty geese, inspiration for picture takers and artists, a handsome lock keeper and the scent of water as the lock fills. Bring a...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Along to towpath, watching the boats, listening to the birds.. a perfect english summer evening venture

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Often walk my dogs along the Isis sometimes calling into the nearby pub . The lock is well maintained with great flower beds and is an ideal crossing point for the circular walk I do

Thank coughandcath
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have spent many evenings at Iffley lock, watching boats glide by. Earnest rowers, party goers it's a busy place. Yet, we have eaten peaceful picnics by the river and dreamed.....

1  Thank 1234Ruth4321
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Located about a kilometre walk from Redbridge Park & Ride assuming you need to find easy parking, the lock on the River Thames is an often missed sight for tourists to Oxford. The alternative and possibly easier access would be via St Mary the Virgin,...More

Thank Kebuh
Reviewed 12 January 2017

As live-aboard boaters we obviously see many locks. Iffley is well maintained, pretty and the lock keeper is friendly and knowledgeable and moorings are good. A lovely place to visit either by boat or just to enjoy.

Thank KarenWiles
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Iffley Lock makes for a lovely walk into oxford along the river, a pleasant environment for walkers and cyclists.

Thank traderJT
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Diana M
18 September 2016|
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Response from Nick O | Reviewed this property |
It could take a long time by road but if you can find your way along the river you could make it in 40 minutes