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Afternoon walk

Took a stroll along the canal with our dog. This was our second visit. Beautiful walk. It was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy G
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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Lovely canal walks

This is a great area in Tiverton to walk with your dog , children,or anyone. You can even walk it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jamesncath
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Tiverton, 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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The Moorings Canal Hill | Canal Hill, Tiverton EX16 4HX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a stroll along the canal with our dog. This was our second visit. Beautiful walk. It was a shame that neither of the cafes operate after September. We were not the only ones to comment on thus either.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great area in Tiverton to walk with your dog , children,or anyone. You can even walk it on your own. There are great views to admire and along the way there are local hosialries not too far away. Plus at the basin...More

Thank jamesncath
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our sedate stroll along the canal, you can also enjoy the Barge Tea Room which offers a relaxed atmosphere. Insightful visitor centre detailing the history of the canal which I found fascinating, you'll also have the opportunity to see the horse drawn barge....More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely trip on this horse drawn barge, the sun shone and the relaxing journey down the canal was a real treat. Ross Poldark (that's the horses name) was a wonderful site to see pulling us along the still waters. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank TJM2255
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having contacted Becky about booking for a party of 32,a deposit was paid and balance before trip,as we had additional passengers I paid for them on the day.Having had lovely food in canel tea rooms(see report)we boarded barge which was almost full for our two...More

Thank john p
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a wonderful place to visit, great barge ride for 2.5 hours and great staff. Nothing was to much trouble and tickets were reasonable.

Thank tillybushbaby
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was amazing, a wonderful Sunday afternoon. Never seen anything like this was one of the highlights of our trip to the West Country

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 7 September 2018

My son and I had brought our fold-up bikes in the car so we parked at the canal basin and after a delicious pasty lunch at the Duck's Ditty we set off for a ride along the tow-path. We had a very enjoyable leisurely ride,...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful peaceful trip up and down the canal, our trip was 2.5 hours, plenty of refreshments on board, staff were very helpful, row boats were available for the more enthusiastic, ditty ducks bar was quite sweet and served piping hot pasties. it's best...More

Thank xxDeeDeexx
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely trip on a horse drawn barge, with chance for a stroll in the middle. Very gentle ride, cafe and bar on board, pleasant commentary. Liked the couple of minutes silence to experience the world of yesteryear and the chance to feed the enthusiastic swans...More

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