This is the most popular canal in the country. You can enjoy first-class pubs as this river winds through the countryside and small towns. This canal runs through beautifully undeveloped landscape. This lovely trail begins in Oxford and has been the same winding course since the early 1900’s There is a wide variety of beautiful wildlife, including some endangered species such as the European water vole. This canal was designed in 1774 with the purpose of helping increase transportation for the coal industry. This canal is being maintained by Castle Quays Development. This is an excellent canal for a trip with your family, and the natural views are very relaxing.