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Somerset Towpath

Stoke St Gregory, Taunton, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
+44 1823 336344
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good exercise route

Great canal side walk cycle or jogging route. Loads of wildlife to see everybody my family and I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ge0ffgardner
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Afternoon ramble .

All in all have walked the entire length from Taunton to Bridgwater. Not in one go . Plenty to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Jonathan L
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Stoke St Gregory, Taunton, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great canal side walk cycle or jogging route. Loads of wildlife to see everybody my family and I have met along the way are cheerful and full of life. Stoke St Gregory smashing village with a great pub serving good pub grub.

Thank ge0ffgardner
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

All in all have walked the entire length from Taunton to Bridgwater. Not in one go . Plenty to see and do with a few canal side tearooms along the way . Water , for a canal is very clear and large shoals of bream...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

myself and wife spent a very enjoyabe time on our bikes, there are places to stop and eat / drink. We went all the way to Bridgwater whch though a wee drab was intersting. pick a nice sunny day and you'll have fun.

Thank laurence b
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We visited the Somerset tow path specifically to see the Somerset Space walk, a scale model of the solar system. We walked from Mars the the sun and back it was really fascinating to see the relative distances and sizes, and the fact that it...More

2  Thank Setiri
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You can start this towpath walk in several places between Taunton and Bridgwater, the carpark at North Newton is a good place to start. Lovely and quiet in peaceful countryside ideal for dogs and children, occasional electric boat rides ( need advance booking). Very nice...More

2  Thank piney56
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Just adore walking various stretches of this canal walk. Beautiful views. Wildlife . Interesting locks and history to learn about. Meet lovely people and stop for drinks along the way.

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Reminding me of that lovely old Ealing Studio film about the painted boats (canal boats), that plied their trade on Britain's waterways, it was a great 'time to get off the world' experience to enjoy walking along the towpath, where horses would have trod and...More

1  Thank JSB1958
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Have walked whole towpath from Taunton to Bridgwater, in stages, on numerous occasions. Some stretches are better done in good weather, because of surface, but on the whole very good. My favourite area is around Maunsel and North Newton, but the Creech and Boat &...More

1  Thank Mjcmw
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Level walk along part of the tow path calling in foe a light lunch at Mounsel Lock cafe. good service can be a little wait if busy. Lots to see along the tow path.

Thank adelaide60
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Would be better in the sunshine but in any weather the views are staggering. This is the Somerset levels with an amazing variety of wild life. It all looks very peaceful but remember the floods a few years ago.

Thank TinbumNorthWales
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