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Caen Hill Locks

Avon Road, Devizes SN10 1PR , England
+44 (0)1452 318000
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Devizes
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Porth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

When the weather is lovely, and the boats are travelling, it's a really lovely sight. Would be different in poor weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This is such a lovely place to visit when you are in the area. a simple flat walk that isnt a chore for the teens.

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

What a lovely peaceful spot to walk along. Not many narrow boats appear to travel along the canal, perhaps because there are 29 locks to navigate! We sat in the Black Swan pub and had a relaxing drink and watched the house martins swooping over the canal looking for insects. Really lovely.....

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Bourton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Caen Hill Locks were interesting and enjoyable. The tea rooms were excellent, with friendly staff and good home cooked food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We walked all along the locks & it was just amazing, lots of friendly people a lovely cafe on the side of the locks brilliant. Well worth going to see.

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Scenery fantastic a great cup of tea/cake at the cafe at the top lock walking alongside the locks very peaceful the only thing to put you off is the amount of dogs of the lead a bit unsettling at times

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Crook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The locks are very impressive, I was a bit in awe of the whole thing. We were lucky enough to see a boat passing through, and it was nice to see members of the public on the tow path helping out. The lady on the boat was happy to chat and answer questions, it was fascinating. The cafe at the... More

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Bideford, England, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It always seems to rain when we we take visitors to see this amazing staircase of restored locks, but no matter, whatever the weather it's always an impressive sight. On our most recent visit our German friends were impressed with the waterway, whilst their six year old daughter declared that the chocolate ice cream at the café was the best... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Love this place. Take a stroll down the locks, lend a hand to the Canal boats attempting to navigate them, enjoy the views of the Wiltshire country side. While you're in the area visit Roundway Hill or take the kids to the Rowdy Cow.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Park in the wharf, it's free on Sundays. Enjoy a gentle walk down the tow path to the bottom on the amazing flight of locks. It's rare not to see a boat or two navigating them which is always well worth a watch. The walk back up is a little more strenuous but you can get refreshments either at the... More

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