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Address: Stoke St Gregory, Taunton, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
Phone Number: +44 1823 336344
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late summer when people are using the walk and the mosquitos start to come out as well,....

late summer when people are using the walk and the mosquitos start to come out as well, that's is the only draw back, other wise this riverside is perfect to go when after evening... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Joseph M
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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

late summer when people are using the walk and the mosquitos start to come out as well, that's is the only draw back, other wise this riverside is perfect to go when after evening dinner,again nothing is perfect, some of the dog-owners still selfishly let their dog spoil the path which is the most annoying thing.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

wife and I regularly use the canal to walk our dog and pounding the canal with my running shoes. As we live in Taunton it's extremely convenient for us to be on the canal within a 10 minute drive. We often use the car parks at the following locations: Maunsell lock - has a fantastic little cafe perfect for the... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I love the towpath, so living in Taunton I cycle along it regularly. You will see wonderful wildlife, beautiful scenery and you can stop off for refreshments at a few choice locations along the way (my favourites are Maunsel Lock Tea Room and the Boat & Anchor), or pack a picnic and have a totally free day out away from... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a well maintained footpath, used by all walker's jogger's and Cyclists, there are a few benches to sit on along the way, where you can just sit and watch any wildlife that might pass your way in the peace and quiet of the Somerset countryside, NICE,,,

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Well kept canal path, lots of wild life to observe. Benches set out at intervals. Free parking. Take a picnic.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The Space Walk is fascinating and will provide more interest for families than the canal which is mostly quiet without boat movements. Be aware though that this a very busy cycle route and you will need to keep a constant watch for riders expecting to exercise their right of way over humble walkers.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

An ideal way to while away the time - with or without the company of dogs! The path is clearly marked and well maintained - obviously you have to keep pets/children away from the water's edge but that is just common sense. You can walk as far as you want and in the spring there are blossoms to admire and... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

I've run and cycled this stretch of the canal many times now since moving to Taunton at the start of the year. It is as quiet as you would expect and a very peaceful place. The pathway is very well maintained and easily accessible for all types of users. The cafe at Maunsel lock is a welcome spot for a... More 

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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Nice walk, or cycle tow path between Taunton and Bridgwater. There is a planet trail throughout, with the Sun in the middle at Maunsel Lock - which also has a tea room.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is the Bridgewater and Taunton Canal which used to have a branch that ran south - the Chard Canal - from Creech. I know that branch well having explored sections of this ( and the tunnel portals) in my youth. The T and B is unusual in terms of the paddle gearing but what is attractive about it is... More 

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