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Good for a bimble

Had a lovely walk along the canal even on a wet day. Part of the walk is blocked off with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Templecombe, United Kingdom
A Healthy Option

We walked along part of this trail on a sunny September afternoon. An attractive, fairly clean... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott D
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely walk along the canal even on a wet day. Part of the walk is blocked off with construction fencing near the public toilets and towards the church, however nice views once you get past that. Great place for dog walkers and nice...More

Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked along part of this trail on a sunny September afternoon. An attractive, fairly clean, historical trail. Good for the soul.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We did an abbreviated, hour long walk along the canal and the river. The river walk was pretty and the canal walk interesting. When you do not take the tour, you get to talk to people along the way. Most were happy to talk with...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lovely walk all along the river and great boat trip in the canal boat experiencing the locks and wildlife

Thank Jet468102
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is a great 4 mile circular route which goes along the Avon one side and a choice of routes on the other bank. A real pleasurable walk with country views

Thank Johntherunner
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We walked from the theatre to the Church containing Shakespeares grave, this bit is nice if you keep on the river bank and not on the road. We then walked a short distance along a small road till we came back to the river near...More

Thank PeterQ008
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were part of a coach party and were booked on a very comfortable river boat which runs from a small mooring off the beaten track next to the Crown Plaza hotel. The crew were very polite, offered refreshments including beer if wanted. We had...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A definite activity to do with the family or when on your own whether you are a local or a visitor. The River Avon is a hub of activity and this trail helps to focus you and give purpose to your visit.

Thank pops1940
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Walking or rowing along this river is so beautiful during Spring / Summer. I will never tire of the views and how tranquil this is.

Thank OliviaJoyce90
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Every time was visit, we do the walk clockwise and anti clockwise...a really nice walk. Thoroughly recommended

Thank Brian D
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