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Driffield Canal

| River Head, Driffield YO25 6NX, England
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So Peaceful

So peaceful, a really quiet and picturesque area. The white cranes, the cute ducks, the country... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JodieFletcher
,
York, United Kingdom
via mobile
A little slice of English peace.

Having moved close by this is a favourite Walk, usually peaceful even on weekdays. The ducks are... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
sharon e
,
Driffield, United Kingdom
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  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
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“lovely place” (2 reviews)
“ducks” (3 reviews)
“stroll” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| River Head, Driffield YO25 6NX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So peaceful, a really quiet and picturesque area. The white cranes, the cute ducks, the country walks. You can walk all the way to Wansford. Pretty farmland/ canal. Not too taxing underfoot.

Thank JodieFletcher
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Having moved close by this is a favourite Walk, usually peaceful even on weekdays. The ducks are quite shy if they have eaten already and bread is not their favourite thing. The Canal is very well kept and litter free. A great way to idle...More

1  Thank sharon e
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I took my grandson for a visit to the riverhead canal Navigation anniversary, what a great time we had , we ate and had ice cream 🍦 we had a boat trip and listened to jazz bands it was good old fashioned fun and how...More

Thank 199jane199
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

250th anniversary coming up .Beautiful,idelic walk and relaxing grass area for picnic.The ducks,swans and bird life are amazing.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A lovely place to feed the ducks. You can walk past the old canal keepers cottage along the river bank up to Wansford which is a really lovely country stroll.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Good trail but you need to be careful of the mud and need to wear walking boots to complete the full walk though.

Thank William H
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I know the canal head like the back of my hand, it's pretty and offers a lovely place to walk, stroll or just sit and enjoy peace

Thank comfortlover63
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Visited Driffield and walked along the main street and passed the railway station to find Riverhead. This is the start of the historic canal in Driffield. A lovely place to start a walk along the side of the canal. We had an evening stroll and...More

1  Thank 2014Jandy
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