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Time To Chillax

The canal walk is a great way to chill out & relax. You can walk as fast or as slow as you like... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
gmleech
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Mount Barker, Australia
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there are plenty of interesting sections on this canal.Enjoy cofee in the globe inn in leighton... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mike j
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The canal walk is a great way to chill out & relax. You can walk as fast or as slow as you like. The views are wonderful. It’s not just the canal and barges that captures your attention, but the amazing English countryside. Most people...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gmleech
Reviewed 1 week ago

there are plenty of interesting sections on this canal.Enjoy cofee in the globe inn in leighton buzzard - then the walk to the 3 locks pub near Stoke hammond.Watch the boats go through the locks.Enjoy lunch there.Both pubs dog are dog friendly. How good is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mike j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our first ride along the G.U.C for 6 months and there have been many improvements. Lots of the overhanging bushes and trees have been cut back making it an even easier ride. We were surprised to find one of our coffee stops, Woodys...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Apart from the grand union canal there are many mini canals which provide for a very interesting walk by observing wild life and flora and fauna, apart from helping out boaters unlock and close lock gates. My favourite is the Aylesbury to Tring canal which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Burcottguy
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The grand union Canal runs through Leighton Buzzard on its way from London to Birmingham or vice versa. It was used by the local sand quariies to send sand all over the country, by using the narrow gauge railway to send sand from the quarries...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Nothing better after a walk along the canal than a drink watching the world go by in this lovely setting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The Grand Union Canal was the M1 of it’s day. Now we find it provides us with peace and tranquility, a haven for wildlife, somewhere to appreciate the brilliance of the early Victorian engineers. Anne and I try to walk one of the tow paths...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roy C
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I visited the canal for a run, and it was lovely. The path is wide enough for 2 people side by side for most of the time. It has lovely views of the canal and interesting locks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 957matthewm
Reviewed October 6, 2018

FURTHER BOAT TRIP COURTESY OF MEMBERS J & L FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2018 I am pleased to say that members of the Leighton Buzzard Canal Society again offered to host a further canal trip in their boat The Schisandra .We met at The Grove Church...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank andrew400
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This was our second year for 3 of us taking a canal cruise, last time on the Stourport and Worcester, so we thought we would try a different canal this time. It came down to the Oxford or the Grand Union, and we chose the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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