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Oxford Canal, Oxford

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Take a stroll along Oxford Canal, a serene walking spot connecting with the River Thames. Despite being one of the most crowded canals in the area, this popular boating route retains a calm, natural setting. Learn about the canal's history from panels along the basin, and discover how the structure was built over 20 years, with the final section opening in 1790. Stop at the nearby pub if you feel peckish. Put Oxford Canal at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oxford trip builder.
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  • Lovely easy walk with lots to see along the towpath -the path and locks are well maintained -also a variety of wildlife  more »
  • While listening to the babble vegetation along the river feel the change of seasons, while relaxing sound the sound of church bells, the head becomes filled with a breath with relief where museums the amount of information a lot time and walk out and clean
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  • The Oxford Canal runs in a generally north-south direction between Oxford and Hawkesbury Junction, to the north of Coventry. Construction started in 1769 and, when completed in 1790 provided part of a...  more »