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Address: Stoke St Gregory, Taunton, Taunton TA3 6HY, England
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a cyclists dream

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
laurence b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 was too far to continue to the outer planets was telling. It was great to... More 

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Thank Setiri
Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 riverside cafe for tea and cake or icecream at the end of it. Well kept... More 

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Thank piney56
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Timothy S
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 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 provided propulsion for the quiet juggernauts of their day. Whether you have half an hour,... More 

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Thank JSB1958
Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 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 & Anchor areas are also nice. Tea rooms and toilets at Maunsel lower lock is useful... More 

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somerset
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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.

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Thank adelaide60
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
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.

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Thank TinbumNorthWales
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

An excellent fairly level path for dog walking. Some cyclists pass by but usually well-mannered and safe.

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Thank David M
Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

late summer when people are using the walk and the mosquitos start to come out as well, that's is the only draw back, other wise this riverside is perfect to go when after evening dinner,again nothing is perfect, some of the dog-owners still selfishly let their dog spoil the path which is the most annoying thing.

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Thank Joseph M

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