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Kennet & Avon Canal

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Address: Reading, England
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A walk to remember

Really beautiful place. We have walked along the canal for about 30 mins, and really enjoyed it with the beauty of the nature.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really beautiful place. We have walked along the canal for about 30 mins, and really enjoyed it with the beauty of the nature.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the length of the canal from Bristol in easy stages. A real nice walk we saw plenty of wildlife on our way. If you enjoy a good walk but have never walked a long distance path this is an easy one to start with.

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Thank Baggy_11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just finished walking the tow path along the canal over eight days. An easy leisurely walk with plenty of on path options for dining and lodging.

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Thank Renée C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The canal is a beautiful for walking looking at and studying. Boating along the canal is fantastic and peaceful nature abounds, it is fascinating seeing wildlife that would normally run away just standing and watching as you pass quietly past.

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Thank Malcolm W
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beautiful canal flows through the centre of Reading and makes the town a much more pleasant place. It's a haven for wild life and it is cleaned regularly too, It's lovely to walk along the canal and enjoy seeing the boats.

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Thank Tania C
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have done a lot of canal boating. I have also helped with renovation and restoration. I was also professionally involved in the rebuilding of a bridge and was able to steer the County Council away from the modern design to something more traditional. The Kennet and Avon passes through the centre of Reading and it is only recently that... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lovely walk along the canal from the Thames by Tesco Reading to the town centre. Several places along the tow path to eat or drink, inside or out.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Lovely tow path to walk along, mostly scenic although a few less than attractive bits! Well signposted throughout.

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Cycled Bath to Reading in May 2016. I can't recommend it enough. Really enjoyable and so relaxing to be out in the countryside without all the distractions of everyday life.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Always a nice stroll along the canal. It's nice that it is close to town. You can enjoy a stroll and then coffee in town or a spot of shopping.

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