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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. Use our Oxford holiday planner to visit Oxford Canal on your trip to Oxford, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • a flying trip to Oxford , the presence of the houseboats on the canal enriching the experience of being in the City.  more »
  • Nice peaceful walk to Port Meadow. Used to enjoy lazy summer days here but its pretty ok whatever time of year.  more »
  • England is blessed by canals, created for transport during the industrial revolution, and now restored and revamped and used for leisure. The Oxford canal has something special, though, because, on to...  more »
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