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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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  • This was such a lovely, mesmerizing walk ! Truly transport you back in time, we saw lovely barges on the canal ! Very busy, lots of people use the walkways in the canals to get around town ! We truly ...  more »
  • This a good way to see the students rowing up and down the Thames and passing wildlife.IT is a busy route for students and alike on bikes and they show no mercy for walkers so be aware when walking al...  more »
  • We hired a narrowboat for the first time,Oxford and Banbury canal for a week. We stopped at some lovely pubs the Great westen arms, lovely food and friendly, We managed to reach Napton, We had a lovel...  more »

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