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Wilts & Berks Canal

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Wilts & Berks Canal

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CharlieCB wrote a review Sep 2020
Swindon, United Kingdom687 contributions258 helpful votes
We have lived in Swindon for 33 years and did not know this existed. Anyway having seen a you tube clip of a cyclist going along the route, we decided to try and find it on one of our trips out for exercise during lockdown. We managed to find roadside parking near the Rushy Platt nature reserve and found our way to the canal. It is quite a pleasant walk (although we have since walked along it from the H&W end where parking is a little easier). Although it is not an exciting trip, it is quite nice and a reasonable amount of wildlife to see.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Andrew C wrote a review Nov 2019
Swindon, United Kingdom1,520 contributions238 helpful votes
Well worth a walk to look at different parts of the canal. The section in Winchelstowe is great. Other bits further afield need ongoing restoration but great for walks!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Caroline Spencer wrote a review Oct 2019
Canterbury, United Kingdom14 contributions4 helpful votes
We went on a splendid Saturday afternoon boat trip to celebrate a very special birthday. Our crew were wonderfully friendly, enthusiastic and informative; the canal looked so pretty with the autumn colours and bridges refelcted in the still water; we saw swans, lots of lucks, moorhens and a heron really close by. And despite a dreadful forecast, the rain held off. We all loved it! Thank you! And before the trip, we had a good lunch in the Hall and Woodhouse pub opposite.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Kay H wrote a review Jun 2019
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We went on a boiling hot afternoon and it was lovely and relaxing. I didn’t even know it existed but so glad I do now. Will be definitely going again. Thanks must go to the volunteers who run these trips. 10 out of 10.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Rover201457 wrote a review May 2019
Swindon, United Kingdom1,033 contributions129 helpful votes
The canal is now with water in it and a bridge across to the new public house. (Hall and Woodhouse brewery ). There are plans to build houses along the canal in the near future. Nice place to visit to walk along the canal .
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Date of experience: May 2019
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