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beautiful country park - so relaxing

Idyllic place - just magical for walking - wish we had brought our dogs. Perfect way to spend a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Johnandcaroline1
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Ystalyfera, United Kingdom
Really enjoyable canal side walk with tea room and museum

Had this recommended to us and we parked nearby (not free) and enjoyed about 1.5hrs in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WidleyTraveller
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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The Grand Western Canal Country Park meanders through 11 1/4 miles of beautiful mid-Devon countryside between Tiverton and Lowdwells (near the Somerset border). Declared a Country Park in 1971 and a Local Nature Reserve in 2005, the canal is a...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Idyllic place - just magical for walking - wish we had brought our dogs. Perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Johnandcaroline1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had this recommended to us and we parked nearby (not free) and enjoyed about 1.5hrs in the children's park, canal path walk and really lovely tea room.

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

Great way to spend an afternoon - if the weather is good - otherwise a bit exposed to the elements. Depending on where you start (and finish) there are benches to rest awhile and places to stop for refreshment - but go prepared with a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely place to just chill out and relax a lovely walk all along the canal , there is a tea rooms that you can rest a while if need be they also do lovely lunches . Plenty of benches all along the canal...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mrsmb2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our grandchildren to walk and get ice cream as it was a lovely day. Everything closed and nothing nearby enjoyed the walk but disappointing for the children

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

Fantastic day, lovely quiet, serene journey, horse-drawn with a dog on his back. Lovely cream tea afterwards. There’s also a nice little shop selling canal-style painted objects

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off today for a walk along the Grand Western Canal. It's a pay and display car park at the Tiverton end. There are toilets here and also a kids play park. A gentle flat walk along beside the canal towpath was a lovely pleasure,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Went for a walk with extended family we haven't seen for a long time. Good parking and free visitors centre. This gave the history of the canal years ago.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

Went for a walk along the GWC. Just a mile out then back to the car park. Beautiful.Much further next time.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed March 15, 2019

If you want to totally chill out then visit here, a very relaxed, quiet, clean site, all credit to the very friendly owners who have done an excellent job up to now to improve the site, ideal location for walking/cycling along the canal to a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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