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“tow path”(12 reviews)
“lovely walk”(41 reviews)
“boat trip”(42 reviews)
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.
Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I just love how cosy this place is! beautiful nature, a river full of ducks and swans, old buildings, small cafes and of course all the history.

Thank Dashne S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stunning wildlife. Lots of pretty swans and house boat barges...a scenic place with lots to admire. We managed to take a great range of photographs.

Thank Cass O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love walking around here,Stratford is a really beautiful place, will definitely return, love the market on a Sunday,

Thank flo789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked along the canal tow path to Wilmcote a very pleasant walk along flat well maintained paths, from there we caught the train back to Stratford, it took under 2hrs walking slow.

Thank Mick T
Reviewed 1 week ago

an idyllic way to spend 2 hours and watch the world go by on a balmy sunny afternoon in Stratford-upon-Avon. Well worth the fee for the boat trip with commentary, see the fantastic dwellings along the sides of the canal, the Church where Shakespeare is...More

Thank janpridham1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weather permitting, a lovely walk along the canal and water. Easy way to see the Church, the theatres and of course the Swans-- which were a bit scary when we had to cross through them on the walkway!

Thank mchilltop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For children there is a play area. A reasonably priced park with rides etc. A walk by the canal with lots of interesting things going on during the day.

Thank dacsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lovely places to visits on a nice day . plenty to see . nice pubs . boat trips on the near by river Avon . Great to see the canal boats going up and down

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent quite a long time watching the boats in and out of the locks, and watching the wildfowl too. Lots and lots of swans with cygnets - fascinating

Thank Liane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In this review I’d just like to share some photos of our lovely walk alongside the river. It’s was a lovely hot day & we appreciated the shade from the big old trees. I’ve been living her form nearly 12yrs now and have still not...More

Thank Super-MuM-2009
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August 26, 2016|
Response from Juanito_Hayburg | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see or smell any, but we were only there for 26 hours...!
Erin R
June 16, 2016|
Response from smita260 | Reviewed this property |
its a tiny village as far as I remember and picture perfect. just like hansel n gretel fairytale. gingerbread houses. dont think there is much of a stretch to choose from.
June 2, 2016|
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Response from friendlytraveller22 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we found parking very limited in fact we never found a car park but parked on the road alongside the river and kept returning to update our ticket. Maybe try citizens advice to locate a carpark to suit your needs Good... More