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Address: Stoke St Gregory, Taunton, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
Phone Number: 01823-336344
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Bridgwater to Taunton canal

This is a stunning area of outstanding beauty for bird life , more kingfishers a plenty. Locks ,cafe near North Newton.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Glenning Valley, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Little bit awkward towing a trailer as some sections narrow and overgrown. A few sections with grassy verge in the centre so having to ride partly on this with trailer wheel high and other wheel on track. Bit of a rough ride for the younger kids.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is a stunning area of outstanding beauty for bird life , more kingfishers a plenty. Locks ,cafe near North Newton.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice area for a walk or cycle ride, nice secnery and views and there are a couple of cafés/pubs along the canal between Taunton and Bridgwater, suggest that the day is perhaps planned as there are many places to visit along the route

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The walking alongside this quite waterway is peaceful and pleasant with the chance to watch birds and insects minding their own business. It is well kept and a rewarding stroll.

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Plymouth, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Bridgwater to Taunton; a great family cycle ride, 12 -14 miles each way. We started South of Bridgwater at the Anchor Inn (free car parking available for about 12 cars )rather than navigate the town. Some canal paths can be rather boring and predicable, but this has varying terrain and the need to concentrate on some stretches where it narrows.Plenty... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This walk I do regularly. It starts at Bridgwater and finishes at Taunton - about 14 / 15 miles and is flat, following the Taunton Canal. You could just as easily cycle if you prefer. A good flat track walk which can be a bit muddy in places so take your boots with you. The scenery is great, plenty of... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I enjoy cycling along here and it makes a good day out and gives you some nice gentle exercise too. There are places to stop along the way and you can reward yourself with cake at various stops too. The towpath has been resurfaced and improved in places which is good and most other users are respectful and friendly as... More 

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westcountry
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Super flat bike ride ,very quiet in places.beautiful views ,very bike friendly.please be careful of doggy poo bags and bramble cuttings not cleared when the council cut back

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

On a day off with a good weather forecast I caught the train to Taunton then walked the canal from Firepool Lock all the way to Bridgwater Docks 14.2 miles I believe. It took about 4 hours 45 minutes of walking at a steady pace along a path that was in good condition for much of the length being generally... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The towpath of the Taunton to Bridgwater canal is a lovely place to wander, walk or cycle, either starting from Taunton, or elsewhere along its length. There are various places to park the car if you use the OS Map. Half way at Maunsel Lock is a friendly cafe - just in the right place!

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