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Great Central Walk

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I first adventured down here in 1979. And since then just amazing really to walk or cycle. Meet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
spiderwebs74
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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nice n peaceful

Discovered this old railway line a few years ago and now the path ahs been properly sorted it great... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2019
jim p
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first adventured down here in 1979. And since then just amazing really to walk or cycle. Meet folk taking their dogs for a walk. My mother lives in Hillmorton and has done since that period. So when I pop in I go this Way...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

Discovered this old railway line a few years ago and now the path ahs been properly sorted it great for dog walking and cycling. Its great to see that in an arear where every spare patch of ground is being built on there is room...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jim p
Reviewed January 1, 2019

A safe and wonderful walk wonderful wildlife .The paths are well maintained and even when its dirty everywhere else the dogs stay pretty clean.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Caroline W
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Great place for dogs to be let loose and people of all ages to enjoy the old line for a great walk or ride

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carol W
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Relatively easy to access by car, this small section of the old Great Central Railway (GCR) is a pleasant enough walk on an autumn day. Part of the last main-line railway built in Britain and closed all too early by Dr. Beeching, it is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rich k
Reviewed October 20, 2018

An interesting walk or, track surface permitting cycle route. For rail enthusiasts there are hints of its previous history as part of the Great a Central Railway. Watch out for dog owners who do nthey t clear up after heir pets.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Stuart H
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend is local to Rugby and took me on a walk here while I was over visiting him. It was a gorgeous place and well looked after, it was nice learning about the history of it too. Saw a lot of wildlife, even a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank aband0ned
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I loved walking down here when I was younger. Air is fresh and noise is low as hidden from railway. Love seeing people walk their dogs down here likewise I have for years now. Think improvements were needed and have worked excellently. It's a pity...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank brendaw1964
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Pleasant walking area, good for dogs nice to be away from all traffic. Pleasant mix of people using this facility. It is a shame that a few benches are not availiable as aged people could take a breather or just soak in the atmosphere on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank P1cta
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Used to love walking along here with the kids when they were younger. Great afternoon out looking for frogs etc at the end. Shame we had to move and the girls grow up!

Date of experience: April 2017
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