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“Don't try to ride a bike along the south bank!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The River Avon Trail

The River Avon Trail
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London
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112 reviews
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“Don't try to ride a bike along the south bank!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

Google Maps suggested that you can cycle along either bank of the canal. Actually the south bank is only suitable for walkers: very narrow paths, uneven terrain, steep flights of steps, cross-country in places!

The Greenway on the north side, however, is completely flat, wide, and suitable for any kind of bike (I was on a Brompton). You can just go there and back, or go there, nearly to the end, and then look around via villages to get back to Stratford, although the signage could be better (I took a wrong turning at least once).

Near the town is a place you can hire bikes, and a railway carriage converted into a tea-room, serving tea, coffee, cakes, ice-cream, etc.

Visited September 2013
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“calming stroll”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

the perfect location to unwind and forget the daily troubles. the grounds were very beautifully looked after

Visited September 2013
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“Beautiful walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

The riverside walk is very pretty and a great way to spend time in the town. There is lots of wildlife on the river and there were several canal boats travelling the river when we were there. The only things that spoilt it was that the bushes are overgrown in some places and that litter and broken glass were found on areas of the path.

Visited September 2013
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“Beautiful on a hot summers day!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

On bank holiday Monday there was so much happening.. Music..singing & market stalls :-) the boats rides were very busy & the park was full but it still looked beautiful. In the evening the lights make it look lovely :-) xx will be visiting again :-)

Visited August 2013
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Woking
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“River Walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

Walked along the Avon River following signs--weather was good which ensured it was worth doing.3 miles was just the ticket to wash the cobwebs off the night before.Well worth the effort.

Visited August 2013
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