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lovely walk down the canal

very pleasant walk down the canal . enjoyed a coffee in the tea rooms before setting off watched... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Nice quiet place by the canal

We go there about once a month. Always boats moving about and a tea room plus a very good pub. Sit... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Glynn D
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Fradley Junction | Near Alrewas, Burton upon Trent DE13 7DN, England
+44 1908 351866
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All reviews nature reserve caravan park swan pub mucky duck canal side coventry canal great place for a walk nice canal watch the narrow boats busy canal car parking is woodland walk tow path decent cafes nice relaxing place bit of everything swing bridge
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Reviewed 3 days ago

very pleasant walk down the canal . enjoyed a coffee in the tea rooms before setting off watched the boats go past later whilst having lunch and a pint at the Swan inn

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jabberBurtonOnTrent
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We go there about once a month. Always boats moving about and a tea room plus a very good pub. Sit outside the pub watch the Canal boats and chill out. If you want you can walk on the Towpaths because here the Coventry canal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Glynn D
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Looked on the web site today (Tuesday) to see if they were open at this time of year found no opening times so went 30 plus miles guess what they were closed! Will think twice before going again pity because it is a good place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Nice canal side location with plenty of car parking space. Café has a large pleasant room which is welcoming, toilets good and clean. Visited for lunch when mother had ham egg and chips which was very good, I opted for mixed vegetable quiche which I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cyril C
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely peaceful spot. Lovely clean cafe. Nice local nature walk. Kingfisher holiday park was clean, family friendly and excellent value for money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CymruambythWales
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We have passed near to Fradley Junction for years and hadn't realised it was there. So, having recently found the place we decided to visit on our from Leamington Spa to Ashbourne. Parking costs £1 for 4 hours (a bargain!) and it is adjacent to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SheffieldPip
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The pub serves great food at a good price.Good beers and on Thursday nights musicians and singers get together to play traditional music.What more could you want.Visit the pub just for the food alone and the canal side walks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fooffanp
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Fradley Junction is not just about canal users. It is a great place to visit with enjoyable walks along the tow path either towards Alrewas, towards Lichfield or in the direction of Tamworth. There is a small nature trail, pub and two cafe/restaurants. My favourite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roger S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I called here for an early walk and had hoped to get breakfast before going on to the nearby NMA. The stroll along the towpath was nice but unfortunately the café was not going to open until 09:30 so I opted to eat at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CarltonA10
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Wow what an amazing place, popped in on the way home from somewhere else, it’s absolutely stunning! Need to return soon lots more to explore

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa B
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Response from Gemcorma | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It`s about two miles but this is along a country road (Daisy Lane) which has no footpath. It is a long, mostly straight road where drivers can see you and there are plenty of passing places to step into. It also has... More