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The River Avon Trail

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Address: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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Lazy walk along the river

This is a really good walk for serious or casual walkers. It starts in Stratford-upon-Avon and goes for miles. Walk as short or as far as you want and the scenery is pleasant and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really good walk for serious or casual walkers. It starts in Stratford-upon-Avon and goes for miles. Walk as short or as far as you want and the scenery is pleasant and refreshing. interesting to walk past the racecourse and also to the west of Stratford marvel at the expensive properties along the riverside!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always do this walk when we visit Stratford as it incorporates stunning views, feeding the ducks and swans, going to the putting green in the summer and walking through the church yard on the way back into the town. There are facilities on route as well as the chance to stop off for drinks and plenty of seating around... More 

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D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled this trail with a group. the walk was easy and enjoyable. It was a quick way to see some great views and highlights of Stratford-upon-Avon. The local residents make good use of both the trail and the river I saw many rowers and fisherman on my walk.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

simple and beautiful enjoyed by many I loved walking by the river it was a great day enjoyed by many others

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Lavenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A very worthwhile hour on a very modern boat with facilities. The trip included going through a lock in each direction, which was good educationally as well as down the river as far as a weir. Alll most relaxing, and the tour commentary blissfully just in English! This was in just the right balance of information, some musical interludes, and... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A nice and relatively easy walk along the river and through the town centre passing most of the significant landmarks and historical bits. Get a map from the tourist information centre and its ey enough. Be handy if there was a bit more in the way of signage on some parts of the walk though.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The river Avon trail is lovely, you see some wonderful sights and learn a few things along the way. Very easy to follow and very enjoyable.

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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We opted for this 40 minute trip on the avon which we thoroughly enjoyed. Easily found by the steps near the RSC theatre. You can also have a guide machine to listen to if you wish, or just sit back and enjoy the ride and the scenery.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This is a serene and beautiful walking area, though I recommend renting a row boat to truly enjoy the experience. Alternatively, you can take the tiny chain ferry across it for 50p. Be careful feeding the swans as they'll swarm you (it's pretty funny if one of your party is less than enamored with all the big birds descending on... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

we used a speed boat got the hour and it was so relaxing just wish we took a bottle of wine with us so would love to do this again

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