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Grand Western Canal

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Grand Western Canal

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Joann wrote a review Dec 2020
Cullompton, United Kingdom2 contributions
Lovely place to walk. Swans and ducks aplenty. Saw a kingfisher too! Plenty of dog poo bins around..
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Susannah P wrote a review Dec 2020
Tiverton, United Kingdom1,433 contributions224 helpful votes
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Beautiful secluded canal with tow path running beside it for its 11 mile length. Super for walkers, runners, cyclists (dismount please when approaching bridges to avoid cycling into walkers!). Great birdlife, including sighting kingfishers on several occasions just before dusk. Pubs in route too, many benches, and great views.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Vik M wrote a review Sep 2020
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom8 contributions
Wanted a walk to exercise the dogs. Walked from the end of the canal to the aqueduct 2.5 miles away and and back, 5 miles in total. Main car park full bit found a space in the next road up for free. No pubs or cafe along this stretch of the canal. you can only walk on one side of the canal as houses the other side but nice to see a variety of back gardens along our walk. Horse drawn canal boat rides are available so I imagine it can be stressful for dog and horse owners when this is operating. Didn’t see any toilets a long the route apart from a block in the main car park. Lots of places to stop to picnic or just enjoy the view.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Martin wrote a review Sep 2020
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Pay and display car park signposted from nearby roads, but plenty of free parking in surrounding residential streets. Got parked straight away in a nearby road, even on a Sunday when everybody is out, and the main car park looked full. Lovely walk alongside the canal. Flat wheelchair/pushchair friendly surface to walk on. Plenty of opportunities to join/leave the path to/from neighbouring streets. Information boards scattered along the path at various points of interest. Various benches and seats along the path to take a breather. The section we walked (from Tiverton to the railway acqeduct) only had a towpath on one side. Not sure if this is the case along the whole canal. No cafes or pubs along this section, in case you fancy a swift half! For dog owners, note during the summer months horses may be found along the tow path working barges. At various points, such as bridges, the path is very narrow and apparently, the horses cannot stop! Overall, a very pleasant 2 hours spent
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Date of experience: September 2020
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allertonlad wrote a review Sep 2020
Northallerton, United Kingdom1,218 contributions367 helpful votes
Thoroughly enjoyed a walk along the Grand Western Canal in Tiverton, on a beautiful sunny September day. Sadly the horse drawn barge wasn't in operation, but it was good to visit anyway. Some lovely properties back on to the water, and the fishing looks to be reasonably priced.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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