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Very nice part of town

No visit to Driffield would be complete without a stroll to the canal area. A 2km walk is possible... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
allertonlad
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

The canal is a beautiful setting for a walk and hopefully will be more busy as the good weather... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
John P
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4 Aug 2018
“Very nice part of town”
19 Mar 2018
“Beautiful place ”
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| River Head, Driffield YO25 6NX, England
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

No visit to Driffield would be complete without a stroll to the canal area. A 2km walk is possible, but on a hot day, found it much better to linger in the delightful area close to the railway station. Very clear water, saw three sizeable...More

Thank allertonlad
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

The canal is a beautiful setting for a walk and hopefully will be more busy as the good weather comes.

Thank John P
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The Driffield Canal is a beautiful place for a stroll. There are benches in various locations, which would be the perfect place to read a book. When I visited it was snowing so maybe when the weather is nicer. It is a gorgeous spot in...More

Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 28 December 2017

a lovely part of Driffield, after having moved to the area recently, came across this by accident could be used for the start of a lovely summer walk beside the canal and river.

Thank tigerman2020
Reviewed 13 November 2017 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

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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
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