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Address: Stoke St Gregory, Taunton, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
Phone Number: 01823-336344
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Relaxing along the waterside.

Well used by walkers, runners, cyclists and families. Tranquil and scenic views across the countryside. Lots of wildlife to see if you keep your eyes open!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well used by walkers, runners, cyclists and families. Tranquil and scenic views across the countryside. Lots of wildlife to see if you keep your eyes open!

Thank fishypioneer
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I am a SkyRide Leader and lead rides from Bridgwater, but live in Taunton. I therefore use the canal towpath to get from one town to the other and back. The towpath is a fantastic, peaceful way to get out into the countryside, without having to worry about traffic...i love it!! You can also follow the 'solar system' trail, with... More 

1 Thank paul c
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396 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Taking this footpath from the Bathpool swingbridge on the northerly path towards Taunton the walk takes you through the housing area and back over the bridge to the southern pathway where you can walk into Taunton or back towards Creech or even if you are energetic on to Bridgwater. Good for serious walking or just for an afternoon stroll.Take in... More 

1 Thank barnwood
Glenning Valley, Australia
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46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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.

Thank Brendee23
Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank ali g
Taunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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

Thank sandmtwinbedders
Taunton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

Thank Vicky B
Plymouth, UK
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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 

1 Thank Connie D
Taunton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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 

Thank Malcolm C
Taunton, United Kingdom
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314 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
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 

Thank Anna W

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