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Stratford-upon-Avon Canal
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Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds from London
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Owner description: Stretching 25 miles from the Birmingham suburbs to the River Avon in Stratford, this scenic waterway passes through enchanting countryside in the very heart of England, cutting through the Forest of Arden and an area rich in Shakespearean history.
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My friend and I walked along the canal and the river several times and enjoyed meeting people and the beautiful and restful scenery. It was fun to watch the people and their dogs.

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Enjoyed a very pleasant walk down one side of the canal and return on the other side. We did this walk on a Saturday when it was raining intermittently but this did not cause problems as a lot the walk way was overhung by huge trees - keeping the rain off us. We walked from the RSC to the church - stopped off to watch an outdoor play of Romeo and Juliet and had a pleasant stroll through the churchyard, which holds a few fascinating shaped trees. We then crossed over the canal and walked back down the other side which boasts a wonderful tree lined path. There are ample seats on which to while away a little time, watching the ducks/swans and the boats going up and down the canal. The area was clean and litter free.

Thank 11mig55
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

This trip was very enjoyable we caught the boat at the pier behind the holiday inn were we wer staying it was about a 45 minute trip with good information given as we went along the canal all in all a good experience

1  Thank k0rumba
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

The Canal have been part of Stratford Upon Avon attraction After seeing all the things around Stratford and the Canal is the things that people like to see and take picture. The long boat represent our British Waterway Life that foreigners can see.

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

While visiting the Cotswolds you must visit Strafford upon Avon, a rather large town with many interesting sights with the star attractions; the home of William Shakespeare and Ann Hathaways Cottage both a must see. Regarding the canal, if you decide to take my advise and visit the town you must take a ride on the boats that cruise the canal. You will see the many barge-homes lining the canal and enjoy their decorated floating dwellings. You shouldn't have a problem finding a car park near the main attractions and there are many restaurants to choose from for a tasty meal. After 18 visits to the UK over the past 25 years we have found our best bet for a nice meal at a reasonable price is in a pub. You also have the option to find a take away place which will allow you to enjoy your meal sitting by the canal. We didn't but it was an option.

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