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Iffley Lock

Oxford OX4 4EJ, England
+44 1865 777277
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Beautiful stretch of river near Oxford with waterfront dining

Beautiful, peaceful area on Thames a bit away from crowds in city center. Good dining options... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
m00se56
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Watertown, Connecticut
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It's like a heaven

You can have a walk and ride a bicycle, or be having a picnic if the weather nice :) it's kind of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birnur D
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İstanbul, Türkiye
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Oxford OX4 4EJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful area on Thames a bit away from crowds in city center. Good dining options including Iffley Farmhouse- very good pub fare and outside seating available. Great for kids and families as well as couples. Fun excursion.

Thank m00se56
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can have a walk and ride a bicycle, or be having a picnic if the weather nice :) it's kind of dream, comes from the heaven, peaceful, calm. You don't need to listen to a music there, it already has to natural music with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a bit difficult to find this place and no parking nearby. But once there, you get a nice view of the lock and lockhouse and a picturesque bridge over the canal. From here the footpath along the Themes makes for a lovely walk...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Iffley Lock is the Isis Inn, which is quirky/shabbychic but has nice beer a great family atmosphere. Walking along to the Lock and enjoying the river and sunshine was great.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

nice little lock great for a riverside walk or to feed the ducks and watch the boats or the lock operating isis pub nearby

Thank Brothers O
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Picturesque Iffley Lock, with keeper's house and towpath, was the northern point on the stretch of Thames known as the Isis from our southern start at Folly Bridge on a cruise by Oxford River Cruises. Historic and rebuilt many times, a reminder of how important...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Couple of miles from Oxford city centre is the fantastic village of Iffley which sits on the River Thames and Iffley locks. Lock keepers house looks very pretty.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is local to where we live. The whole family enjoy walks along the canal every few weeks. A lovely place to feed the ducks and swans. Great for all ages..

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

One comes upon the locks on the southern outskirts of Oxford as a part of the 2 mile stroll down the river. Built originally in 1631, rebuilt in 1927, the locks allow punting and rowing over different water levels. The pretty village has a lovely...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Very pretty lock. If you are taking a run or a walk in Oxford, its a great place to visit. But it only takes one minute of time and is no worth a special trip.

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Rufuspoo
7 April 2018|
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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 .
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Diana M
18 September 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
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