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Iffley Lock

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Address: Oxford OX4 4EJ, England
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A lovely evening walk

Along to towpath, watching the boats, listening to the birds.. a perfect english summer evening venture

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah T
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along to towpath, watching the boats, listening to the birds.. a perfect english summer evening venture

Thank Sarah T
York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for for drink, did t sample food but the service was so bad and staff so rude I would t go there again

Thank Philip C
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Often walk my dogs along the Isis sometimes calling into the nearby pub . The lock is well maintained with great flower beds and is an ideal crossing point for the circular walk I do

Thank coughandcath
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have spent many evenings at Iffley lock, watching boats glide by. Earnest rowers, party goers it's a busy place. Yet, we have eaten peaceful picnics by the river and dreamed.....

Thank 1234Ruth4321
Kuala Lumpur
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330 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Located about a kilometre walk from Redbridge Park & Ride assuming you need to find easy parking, the lock on the River Thames is an often missed sight for tourists to Oxford. The alternative and possibly easier access would be via St Mary the Virgin, Church of England Church in Donnington, Oxford which would be a closer and less muddy... More 

Thank Kebuh
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

As live-aboard boaters we obviously see many locks. Iffley is well maintained, pretty and the lock keeper is friendly and knowledgeable and moorings are good. A lovely place to visit either by boat or just to enjoy.

Thank KarenWiles
Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Iffley Lock makes for a lovely walk into oxford along the river, a pleasant environment for walkers and cyclists.

Thank traderJT
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always worth a look, this is a very nice lock, well presented and has a very large amount of bird life, which is friendly and interesting to watch. A great place to feed the ducks and swans.

1 Thank john222016
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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1,161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 417 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A busy area for narrow boats, but its interesting watching them navigate the lock, lots of wildlife to observe and a nice place to take a stroll along the canal.

Thank Howlo
torquay devon
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90 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful tour of the lock and surrounding area after an excellent boat trip from oxford. This is a must do by every tourist

Thank amartinbrown

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