Oxford Canal
Oxford Canal
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Aygun Abbasova
United Kingdom361 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
When you get out of the train station in Oxford and go into the city center, you pass this beautiful canal. It makes a really nice and different park effect for the people who live here and for the students. Everywhere is quiet and green
Written 27 March 2024
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tinkle_24
Northampton, UK1,773 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Try the one to Wolvercote and you can return via River Thames. Several narrow boats enroute and cute cats too. Peaceful walk but watch the cyclists!
Written 6 August 2023
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Christine K
Barnsley, UK1,084 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
We were brought here on a geocaching adventure and would not have thought to visit otherwise. We are pleased we did as it is beautiful. There are great murals
covering up graffiti, let's hope they don't get graffitied over! We passed some ordinary looking terrace houses on the way, but my! Their back gardens with access to the canal are fabulous. People were using paddleboards and enjoying the sunny morning. A great place
Written 8 June 2023
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Melissa B
Berkeley, CA82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
A beautiful scenic walk, flora & fauna, off the beaten track. Also had the chance to see a boat turning around in the locks.
Written 3 June 2023
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Johnlobster
Morpeth, UK2,553 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
In Oxford at the weekend and as it was a lovely sunny day we walked along this very scenic canal. Plenty to take in and see especially all the rowers.
Written 31 May 2023
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MatthewW7Br
Stevenage, UK60 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
This is long, I walked all the way to the lock, which is just beyond the Ring Road. It is very pretty with lots to see and not a muddy path either.
Written 20 March 2023
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lindaholmes51
Dorchester, UK17 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
The Oxford is a lovely canal with some of the most friendly live aboard residents. The locks could be a bit better maintained but compared to the Kennet and Avon they are well kept. A nice peaceful place to unwind.
Written 21 September 2022
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Craig T
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Took a relaxing boat tour down the river, great way to end the trip to Oxford, guides were really knowledgeable
Written 30 August 2022
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Graham W
Romsey, UK74 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
Needs immediate action and attention, so neglected and run down, almost impassable as a walk, virtually abandoned, no one else dares to use this canal path . We did this 5 years ago, how sad this beautiful heritage site has almost been forgotten by the management CRT.
Written 13 July 2022
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J&Y
4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
Cycling the Tow Path
Visited late June to cycle Hayford to Oxford , very disappointed to find tow path south from Hayford very over grown . Very difficult for children and anyone other than experienced " off roaders " narrow single track with vegetation 3/ 4 ft high.
Moved on to near Kidlington where new paths just completed . Good and very enjoyable all way to Ifley Lock .
Written 28 June 2022
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