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“Delightful ”

Wilts & Berks Canal
Ranked #25 of 62 things to do in Swindon
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Owner description: The Wilts & Berks Canal is an historic waterway that runs for over 50 miles from the Thames at Abingdon to link to the Kennet and Avon canal close to Melksham. The canal is being carefully restored by enthusiastic volunteers to bring benefit to local communities and wildlife.
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We went on this on a sunny Saturday afternoon, and it was delightful.
Our son who is 7, throughly enjoyed it, he loved looking out for the wildlife as we went along. Was nice just to be sat listening to the guide tell you about the canal and bridges. Well worth the £5 per person and £2 for children.
Would recommend to anyone

Thank mrsj197
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"lovely walk along the canal"
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"canal trust"
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"waitrose"
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"boat"
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"dragonfly"
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"bridge"
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"herons"
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Another nice place in Wiltshire if you want somewhere to wander round on an afternoon or evening. Fairly quiet during our visit in March

Thank themforya
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

I often take a walk along the canal in Swindon. A great venue at the bottom of Kingshll - old town. The original is being extended and the locals now enjoy Waitrose at the end. The area is coming along nicely and the Hereon is often on watch on the bank. Plus he also stands very still until ready to fish. Today was beautiful, excellent weather and lots of unexpected sunshine. Today I Followed a walking group who were enjoying their chat and companionship. Ducks, moorhens, owners with their dogs, children are always in numbers. Beware of the cyclists and joggers. They need to whistle or ring their bells more. Otherwise a great place to walk.

Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Wow! What an amazing achievement by the volunteers of the trust.This is a wonderful place to walk and so lovely to see the canal clean, accessible and used by so many. Great place to get close to nature and away from the hustle and bustle. We'll be back to take a trip on Dragonfly next year ;)

1  Thank Lollomama
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This visit was the first time in 54 years! And what a great place the volunteers have made of this canal.As we walked along the tow path we saw a Heron,Fox,and lots of different birds.
If you walk from the Kings Hill (we parked in a free car park in Turner Road by the recreation park) (off Westcott Place) to the the bridge over the canal by Waitrose you can get a nice coffee sat outside looking over the canal.

2  Thank Maureen B
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