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Address: Stoke St Gregory, Taunton, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
Phone Number: 01823-336344
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Great way to get back to nature

I love the towpath, so living in Taunton I cycle along it regularly. You will see wonderful wildlife, beautiful scenery and you can stop off for refreshments at a few choice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny S
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the towpath, so living in Taunton I cycle along it regularly. You will see wonderful wildlife, beautiful scenery and you can stop off for refreshments at a few choice locations along the way (my favourites are Maunsel Lock Tea Room and the Boat & Anchor), or pack a picnic and have a totally free day out away from... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well maintained footpath, used by all walker's jogger's and Cyclists, there are a few benches to sit on along the way, where you can just sit and watch any wildlife that might pass your way in the peace and quiet of the Somerset countryside, NICE,,,

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Well kept canal path, lots of wild life to observe. Benches set out at intervals. Free parking. Take a picnic.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The Space Walk is fascinating and will provide more interest for families than the canal which is mostly quiet without boat movements. Be aware though that this a very busy cycle route and you will need to keep a constant watch for riders expecting to exercise their right of way over humble walkers.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

An ideal way to while away the time - with or without the company of dogs! The path is clearly marked and well maintained - obviously you have to keep pets/children away from the water's edge but that is just common sense. You can walk as far as you want and in the spring there are blossoms to admire and... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I've run and cycled this stretch of the canal many times now since moving to Taunton at the start of the year. It is as quiet as you would expect and a very peaceful place. The pathway is very well maintained and easily accessible for all types of users. The cafe at Maunsel lock is a welcome spot for a... More 

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Thank Nic C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Nice walk, or cycle tow path between Taunton and Bridgwater. There is a planet trail throughout, with the Sun in the middle at Maunsel Lock - which also has a tea room.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is the Bridgewater and Taunton Canal which used to have a branch that ran south - the Chard Canal - from Creech. I know that branch well having explored sections of this ( and the tunnel portals) in my youth. The T and B is unusual in terms of the paddle gearing but what is attractive about it is... More 

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Thank R N
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62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

The towpath is brilliant for getting about taunton and saves being stuck in traffic. It is very scenic in its own right with plenty of bird life and vegetation along the route. Ideal for walking,cycling or running it is an amazing resource.

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Thank bigal2004
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Well maintained, beautiful surroundings and the added bonus of cycling through the solar system on a 26km scale model of the planets and the Sun. Well thought out and awe inspiring. All this on a path beside a canal.

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