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nature at it's best.

these serve the grand union canal. excellent for walks and bird watching, sunsets and narrow boats... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Tring, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Walks

A hidden gem. Great venue for beautiful canal side and reservoir walks. We chose the yellow walk of... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Lock 39 Startops End | Marsworth, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

these serve the grand union canal. excellent for walks and bird watching, sunsets and narrow boats cruising.

Thank robertford1956
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem. Great venue for beautiful canal side and reservoir walks. We chose the yellow walk of about six miles on a warm but blustery day. Lots of places of interest along the way to keep us going during the two hour walk. Also...More

Thank John_SBiggleswade
Reviewed 21 August 2018

An interesting place for walks, with lots going on...nice barges, with a nice pub the Junction Arms to stop off for a bit too eat and have a drink...dog and children friendly, and also Bluebells Café to have a meal, cake and a drink also...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A decent walk but water levels are very low and there was not much to look at this time around, extend the walk along the canal for a couple of decent pubs and heaps of carp.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Came here on a Sunday for a walk around the reservoir. We didn't even know this place was here, we only saw it by driving past. There's a nice little car park to park up but I expect this will be full on busy days...More

Thank Jamhawks
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This group of 4 reservoirs were originally constructed to top up the water levels in the Grand Union Canal and its Aylesbury and Wendover wings. They now provide a picturesque and peaceful location for walking, birdwatching, fishing or just relaxing and enjoy nature! There are...More

Thank nickandangels
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We stopped off at the Bulbourne Arms for lunch then walked past the canal junction towards Startops End and around the reservoirs. Not far from where we started, the Wendover Arm branches off the main canal and is being restored to use by a local...More

Thank Toni B
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We parked at the small car park at Wilstone Reservoir and walked the footpath around the reservoir, through the fields to the dry canal before returning to the reservoir and back to the car. The paths are a bit muddy so appropriate footwear is essential....More

1  Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Whether you are on your own, with family or with your dog, this is a perfect way of taking a leisurely stroll. You can cycle along the canal for miles from this point too, and have a tea/coffee and a bite to eat in the...More

1  Thank 534ians
Reviewed 30 March 2018

A lovely place to visit with dogs or not. You can walk round and link up with the Grand Union canal to complete a lovely walk with wildlife to see, there's even a bird hide to help view the various birds on the reservoir. There...More

Thank Fuzzy4food
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Response from DunelmArts | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Lots of dogs go for walks here.