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Address: Reading, England
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Easy tracks for walking or cycling along the canal

There is a small peace of the path under construction between Aldermaston and Frouds Lane, so if you manage to find the entrance near the pedestrian bridge in Aldermaston Wharf... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Cranfield, United Kingdom
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Cranfield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

There is a small peace of the path under construction between Aldermaston and Frouds Lane, so if you manage to find the entrance near the pedestrian bridge in Aldermaston Wharf, you might not be able to get out on Frouds Lane due to the high metal fences.

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Reading
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

blissful canal cruising cook your own food as you like it moor up and enjoy the scenery fantastic. take as long as you like to travel this amazing canal it is really worth the trip

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Reading, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stroll along the canal & sometime watching the pegeons flock together is really a view to have. With occasional visitors such as ducks, goose & seagulls relieve all your stress.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
26 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

There are some lovely walks along the canal, past some gorgeous homes, fields and locks. Last year the Corn Exchange ran a festival of fire which ran for 1km along the canal, I've also taken a Kennet & Avon Canal boat ride up the canal which was lovely, with a great commentary. This weekend I'm joining the Christmas boat ride... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This place is amazing and really peaceful experience We have lived on the canal and loved to feed food to the birds The canal side pubs are must for chill-outs too

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We've walked along many stretches of the Kennet and Avon Canal from Great Bedwyn & the Tunnel through to Aldermaston! It is really relaxing and good exercise during the warm summer season. We recommend taking drinks & picnic for lunch on the benches by any of the Canal Locks!

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Weston-super-Mare
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79 reviews 79 reviews
50 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

There is a good riverside walk with plenty to see, particularly for bird-lovers, as so many swans, geese, ducks and other waterbirds are always active on the water. Sometimes you can see grebes and cormorants too.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
16 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I often cycle from Reading to Newbury and back. Great countryside and terrain anyone can cope with. Busy but not overcrowded with other cyclists and walkers. One of these days I'll get the train to Bath and cycle the 80 miles back ... One of these days ...

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Reading, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Been through it in different ways, walking, cycling and even walking the dog with us. It's a great walkthrough one way or another, very calm, enjoyable and nice sightseeing. Links different areas of Reading with the big contrast of a quite and calm park to the crowded city centre.

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Doha, Qatar
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286 reviews 286 reviews
139 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A lovely place to go for a walk along and easy to access from the city centre. There is a pub but a shame theres not a few more places to stop off

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