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All reviews tow path lovely walk cycle route watch the boats beautiful countryside oracle centre southern england interesting walk reading town centre newbury locks pubs hungerford aldermaston bristol cyclists wildlife
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

My husband recently went for a boat ride here with a few of his friends. They all loved it. He says "there's something so peaceful about going on the river and being surrounded by nature." That's exactly how I feel on my daily walk to...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Had a very pleasant short walk along the canal which is very accessible and attractive in the centre on the town.

Thank KevinRayment
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We loved wandering along the canal and sitting near The Oracle centre where bars and cafes offer many delights. Great for people-watching!

Thank juliet45
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Over the last 10 years or so the canal through town has progressed from what was a grimy mess to a central attraction, with bars, restaurants and nice walks along its sides. you can even boat along it if you are touring the greater length...More

Thank JLM3080
Reviewed 26 August 2018

What a testament to the dedicated volunteers for brining this water way back to life. full of character, wildlife and interest. saw many kingfishers this weekend and herons. a lovely way to walk the tow path or enjoy a boat trip

1  Thank SueA1211
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Just one hour along the canal from Devises is the Bridge Inn ,Horton. Please stop here, enjoy excellent value dinner, friendly staff, and a pint of 6X, brewed in near by Devises. Support the pub, as the landlord pays for the water supplied to passing...More

1  Thank Mick-the-Fire
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We arrived and were a little confused but the little café doubles as the visitor centre and you can buy a car park ticket to park in the small car park. From the café you can walk along the canal or take the path from...More

1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We took a trip on the Rose of Hungerford canal boat based at Hungerford. It was a lovely peaceful way to explore the canal on a very hot afternoon. The staff were very pleasant and knowledgeable about the K & A canal. Reasonable price for...More

Thank 751belindas
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The recent drive they did at the croft beam museum was fascinating. Very knowledgeable staff. I love kayaking along the canal, just wish there were less locks! Always a pleasure.

Thank ellierose891
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Great place for dog walking, walking, running and cycling. In addition it has a very interesting history described at various points along the route.

Thank Judoggy
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5 July 2018|
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If you are walking you can stay on the canal for the whole way. Some of the path is narrow and simply a grass track. From Bath to Devizes you will be sharing the path with cyclists. As far as how long it will take... More