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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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  • We have walked this canal from the centre of town where it starts and from Wolvercote towards Oxford town centre. 
  • In addition to stroll along the Canal is a must try punting that English is a traditional activity. Sail along the channels is enchanted, it is surrounded by nature and and you can catch a glimpse of the historic city of Oxford in the trees. The "Magdalen Bridge Boathouse" one can hire a punt (the small wooden boat open) with a "punter" (the boy) so that you can enjoy the most of your trip. Must-like activity!
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  • I run from North Oxford (home) to South Oxford where I work. When I want to do a long run, one of the routes that I run on is along the canal. I do enjoy this run very much and I do meet walkers, runn...  more »