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River Cherwell

Oxford, England
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Nice river in Oxford but not a must visit

Easily accessible from Christ Church Meadows the river is picturesque enough but isn't anything... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
JXXXR
River which flows into the Thames at Oxford.

The river flows southwards east of the centre of Oxford and passes the University Parks before... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2016
WMIM
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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22 May 2016
“Nice river in Oxford but not a must visit”
3 Feb 2016
“River which flows into the Thames at Oxford.”
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Easily accessible from Christ Church Meadows the river is picturesque enough but isn't anything special compared to many rivers in the UK. Not a must visit but nice to see if you want to take some time out from the city.

Thank JXXXR
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The river flows southwards east of the centre of Oxford and passes the University Parks before joining the Thames at Christ Church Meadow. I took a short walk along the riverside path yesterday on the edge of the Meadow. The river itself isn't particularly attractive...More

Thank WMIM
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We spent the afternoon punting on the Cherwell. The river is beautiful & peaceful. It was nice to relax, float down the river & watch the world go by.

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Im sure the River Cherwell is great to punt along in the summer months but in winter it is totally different. The river cut across the eastern edge of the town and is most easily accessible from Magdalen College bridge. There are walks here, one...More

1  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 19 August 2014

It's a river - there's not a lot to say about it - it has a bank on each side and water between them!

2  Thank BarneyMate
Reviewed 25 August 2013

After visiting Magdalen College, we went on a punting trip on the Cherwell. The punts are rented out and managed by a team of youngsters, operating under Magdalen Bridge. One has the option of going either "Self Drive" or by "Chauffeur". Cost is 18 GBP...More

2  Thank EmFLoge33
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Wretched ditch full of brown water, weeds and detritus presumably washed in off the street. A lot more could be made of it.

2  Thank Peter Pedr J
Reviewed 1 May 2012

What can be better than punting on the Cherwell with a nice picnic and good wine on a summers day?. Fun , can be romantic or very competitive depending on the comapny

3  Thank JeremyMole
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