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Lovely place for a walk

A perfect place for a walk, especially during the warmer months - you can walk all the way from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
One for the summer

Beautiful. Summer walks. Picnics and much to see. One for all ages to visit. Watch the boats and... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
Dee C
London, United Kingdom
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All reviews watch the boats feed the ducks pleasant walk great place to take a walk pretty village riverside walk thames path prince of wales oxford city centre well worth the visit great place to visit all ages isis weir pub donnington seals
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect place for a walk, especially during the warmer months - you can walk all the way from the city center or just talk a short stroll around. With plenty of benches it and some pubs close by it makes a perfect spot for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

Beautiful. Summer walks. Picnics and much to see. One for all ages to visit. Watch the boats and soak up the sun

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dee C
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a chilly January afternoon. One imagines that we didn’t see the lock at it’s best and would imagine that on a sunnier day it would look better but we enjoyed our brief visit. Not too many boats on the move today which was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alan2303
Reviewed January 3, 2019

A lovely place to stroll, with a nice few pubs. It's a good place to find some quiet and natural areas in Oxford.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

So many books and novels mention this lock. From Morse to Jerome k. Jerome. Ever fascinating watching the river traffic and the river. Was that montmorency barking?

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

this a quite a big lock and the walk around it is really nice. The lock-keepers house gives you a sense of history of days gone by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drew D
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Within 5 minutes walking distance of Iffley village is Iffley Lock where you can walk beside the canal to Oxford (about 40 minutes) and in the opposite direction - very relaxing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dean027
Reviewed October 27, 2018

What a pretty lock, so nice to see the lock-keeper enjoying tending the gardens. We approached via the river, wish we'd had time to walk alongside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vivien W
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Great place to take a walk too or from central Oxford. We like to start from Iffley Village (a charming "island" in the sea that is Oxford) and walk down and along the canal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Junipers
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We stayed in a hotel nearby and walked into Oxford from here, a fantastic walk which would take about half an hour, but we stopped to watch the various colleges students trying out rowing in a crew of eight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike S
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April 6, 2018|
Response from Stephen I |
The answer is NO as there are steps onto the lock gates and the bridge. The only way is via Donnington bridge where there is a ramp access to the towpath .
Diana M
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Nick O | Reviewed this property |
It could take a long time by road but if you can find your way along the river you could make it in 40 minutes