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Address: Oxford, England

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The Oxford Canal meets the Thames at two places, Is frequented by walkers , Joggers and boats. People not aquainted to canals can watch boaters lock up and down the entrance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

The Oxford Canal meets the Thames at two places, Is frequented by walkers , Joggers and boats. People not aquainted to canals can watch boaters lock up and down the entrance locks to gain passage onto the Thames

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

In Oxford one busy traveler may miss the possiblity to go to the green place beyond the old city centre. It would be a mistake. The general view of the city from aside as well as these water objects are really worth to see

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lived on the canal for a while on narrowboat...nothing like looking out of window to see swans floating by....let alone the heron...good for a visit, pleasant walking

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We walked from the other side of the bridge from the Head of the River on Abingdon Road to Iffley village. We saw many sights on and off the canal. People were friendly on route. Some litter and graffiti here and there sadly, We passed a lovely pub just before Iffley Lock. There is also a nice little shop in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you don't have this kind of sport in your country you must check it around here, there is a park close to it and it's really nice and beautiful, you can have pick nick close to the canal and it's really relaxing

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We rented a small boat for about 2 hours. I don't remember if it was a rowing boat or a motor boat; I think it was a motor boat. We went around the river on both sides of our starting point, next to a bridge and of a restaurant. It was really good. The weather was good and there were... More 

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Marlow, Bucks, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The waterways in Oxford are magical. They wind right through the centre of the city, but are completely different in character from the surrounding streets. Spring is the best time: moorhens, ducks (and ducklings) and swans. One of my favourite things about Oxford.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Oxford Canal starts here and works it's way up through the home counties to Birmingham. It's is a great place to wander, first through the leafy North Oxford part, and then out past Kidlington up through the countryside. Plenty of Canal side pubs to refresh as you wander. A real dream. If you cannot walk it, then there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

amazing in the cold winter months to have a nice stroll along this canal - but make sure that you wrap up warm!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

One of the most beautiful and relaxing places in Oxford! There are some elegant swans throughout the way. And the silent river is framed by wonderful architecture. It's a magical and dreamy experience specially at sunset.

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