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Oxford Canal

Oxford, England
+44 1869 340348
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“narrow boat”(15 reviews)
“boats moored”(4 reviews)
“lovely canal”(3 reviews)
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"narrow boat"
in 15 reviews
"boats moored"
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"lovely canal"
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"bridge street"
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"relaxing walk"
in 6 reviews
"port meadow"
in 8 reviews
"iffley lock"
in 4 reviews
"centre of town"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 5 reviews
"narrowboat"
in 21 reviews
"towpath"
in 15 reviews
"pubs"
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"banbury"
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"thrupp"
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"wildlife"
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"moorings"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Abingdon, just south of Oxford and this year we set ourselves a target of walking the whole length of the Canal. Over a long weekend (4 days) we walked from the top at Hawksbury Junction in Coventry to Cropredy, just north of...More

Thank davquayle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well it was a scorching Sunday morning on May bank holiday, we joined the canal at Kennington where we were staying and walked into Oxford, we were surprised at the colour of the water, very clean it looked, we stopped after 30 mins for a...More

Thank MelvinNewportGwent
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must do a tour down the oxford canal, it’s fun and relaxing, it’s one of the attractions you must do, beautiful scenery,

Thank Kim C
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Sorry but it starts paved from Oxford but after a short walk it just turns into sludge, not a fair review really as it was March, but even a little bit of hard core would make a difference

Thank Gee2wt
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

a flying trip to Oxford , the presence of the houseboats on the canal enriching the experience of being in the City.

Thank Malcolm b
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Nice peaceful walk to Port Meadow. Used to enjoy lazy summer days here but its pretty ok whatever time of year.

Thank patacakeUk
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

England is blessed by canals, created for transport during the industrial revolution, and now restored and revamped and used for leisure. The Oxford canal has something special, though, because, on top of taking you in the middle of a beautiful countryside and lovely villages, it...More

Thank Lucio F
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Just a walk,with a dog,a jog or a run?Go and view the narrowboats. You may be lucky and see a boat lock thru'.Hot after the walk, always pubs nearby.

Thank cynthiarob
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Great place for a waterside relaxing walk in the busy city of Oxford. Lots of river life to see that includes ducks and swans and loads of other birdlife. Fantastic experience on a dry clear day.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We visited in December and were unable to punt the canal but did enjoy a walk along it. Very scenic but chilly.

Thank Kyle S
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JacQlin
14 June 2016|
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Response from tripleplay97 | Reviewed this property |
There is extensive mooring on the Oxford Canal. Much of it is residential, but I think some spots near Hythe Bridge Street seem to change over a lot. (The Canal and River Trust website has a page on Oxford Visitor Moorings... More
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