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Address: Reading, England
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A Joy All year round

Dress appropriately for the weather and you can enjoy a walk in the countryside on level ground all year round. There is plenty of wildlife to enjoy just be wary of the cyclists... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Dress appropriately for the weather and you can enjoy a walk in the countryside on level ground all year round. There is plenty of wildlife to enjoy just be wary of the cyclists who can approach a little quietly sometimes.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A great place to walk. You can go forever in both directions. Classic English countryside. The walk is peaceful, flat and easy. Well marked. Fun on foot or bike.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
26 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Reading has many charms and, as I recently spent a day there for the first time in nearly 20 years, I was impressed at how pleasant the stretch of the Kennet River that runs through here has become. The Oracle Mall now spans a stretch of it in downtown Reading that was derelict when I worked here in the early... More 

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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
16 helpful votes 16 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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163 reviews 163 reviews
29 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
51 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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