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Address: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Phone Number: 44-1564-784634
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Description: Stretching 25 miles from the Birmingham suburbs to the River Avon in...
Stretching 25 miles from the Birmingham suburbs to the River Avon in Stratford, this scenic waterway passes through enchanting countryside in the very heart of England, cutting through the Forest of Arden and an area rich in Shakespearean history.
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Well worth a visit. Things to do for all the family. Beautiful scenery. Many historic sights. A great day out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Kingsteignton, United Kingdom

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Kingsteignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. Things to do for all the family. Beautiful scenery. Many historic sights. A great day out.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had a trip on boat. Lasted about 40minutes. Good commentary, which you pay 1pound for, but does explain what you are seeing. Would recommend.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

An excellent evening dinner cruise and see the places along the canal of interest and go through a few locks on the way.

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Essex, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Took the train from Stratford to Wootton Wawen (a train every hour for most of the day), then walked back to Stratford, mostly along by the canal. A pleasant walk with plenty of birdlife but no great views. Narrow boats pass you from time to time, then you catch up with them as they wait their turn at the locks.... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Boat trip on the canal - excellent - slow paced and relaxing. Boat crew were helpful and friendly. Booked in advance on line

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed walking along the canal, there was loads to see. Lots of birds and people. We watched a boat going through a lock, and we went on a cruise on the river. Very nice.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

An inviting and pleasant location in the centre of town where there was public seating. The ducks were very well fed. Narrow boats always invoke a peaceful feeling and they are always so beautiful to look at especially during lunch.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Well worth a boat trip, its a truly beautiful place, easy to explore as it is all walkways are totally flat.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We walked the canals so we could get to mary ardens farm and what a bonus it turned out to be. We had a good hour walking down the canal where we enjoyed the peaceful surroundings of water and fields.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stayed in the area for some 5 days, and took the opportunity to walk various sections of the canal . So peaceful although many folks walking with dogs and many hikers taking in the scenery. A few barges meandering through the canal and locks. Just lovely to enjoy the peace, no traffic, no shopping, beautiful wild iris and the... More 

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Address: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Phone Number: 44-1564-784634
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon

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