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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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Have a stroll, have a picnic, have a boat ride or even just laze around, perfect in the morning or afternoon. I enjoyed the stroll definately. A must if you're in Straford Upon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Have a stroll, have a picnic, have a boat ride or even just laze around, perfect in the morning or afternoon. I enjoyed the stroll definately. A must if you're in Straford Upon Avon

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The Avon Canal, Stratford Basin and the river walks are wonderful. We were blessed with sunny weather and the Stratford River Festival which added to the occasion. Even the amount of tourists did not spoil the experience. We suggest walking the 3 mile of the river downstream and also walk some of the tranquil canal tow path. Stratford-upon-Avon is a... More 

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A pretty walk along the canal passing the theatre and on our return we took a relaxing 20 minute boat trip which was £10 for the 2 of us.This was made more enjoyable by beautiful weather too.

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Los Banos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

An inexpensive ride on the riverboat will give you a nice view of Stratford back yards, Holy Trinity Church, the back of the theaters and the local swans and geese. Don't expect any interesting narrative from the boat crew. There were audio guides in a box for £1 but no one said they were available for rent.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well maintained towpaths and plenty of interest> Note the split bridges dating back to horse drawn times and the fabulous aqueduct.

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Hampton, New Brunswick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took a walk last night along the river Avon in Stratford. It was a highlight of our two days in town. The weather was perfect and many people were out enjoying the evening. Extremely relaxed and beautiful.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Took the first (10.30am) trip, really relaxing, quiet and well worth it. steady gentle pace, tranquil & some lovely views to see.

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Surrey, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took a 50 minute trip down the canal on a boat on a beautiful sunny day. It was lovely to see some of the rather grand houses situated on the edge of the canal and also to see the huge number of ducks/swans/geese swimming alongside us. The trip was very reasonable at just £5.50 per adult. There are other... More 

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Gardner, KS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were very lucky all three days we were in Stratford-upon-Avon in that it was sunny and warm. Sitting canal side was relaxing even though it was very busy, but that just made for great people watching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My friend and I visited Stratford-Upon-Avon on a country tour while in England and found the town beautiful. We were able to get to the attractions easily, thanks to our Tom-Tom and the parking was easily accessible. The view at the canal was so pretty with the houseboats docked and many things to see on the canal banks. There are... 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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