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Author Topic: Bath's Combe Down Two Tunnels railway path project  (Read 21359 times)
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« Reply #30 on: July 17, 2018, 07:43:03 pm »

Two Tunnels is an enjoyable trip, been a couple of times. Last time I decided to complete the circuit and return to Bath along the K&A Canal, having decided to RAIN I wondered by the time I got to Bath if I would have been any wetter cycling down the canal, rather than the tow path.
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« Reply #31 on: July 17, 2018, 08:31:08 pm »

Did it matter about the rain, you were heading to (the) Bath anyway  Roll Eyes




In all seriousness though, thank you for making me aware of this, I was unaware of its existence. We plan to head to Bath this weekend and take a tour of the tunnels. We will however go there by car, especially if its Sunday!
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« Reply #32 on: July 18, 2018, 08:03:06 am »

Two Tunnels is an enjoyable trip, been a couple of times. Last time I decided to complete the circuit and return to Bath along the K&A Canal, having decided to RAIN I wondered by the time I got to Bath if I would have been any wetter cycling down the canal, rather than the tow path.

I have cycled down the canal, when it was drained many years ago (1980s?) to be repaired. A wonderful experience.

For anyone who is going to do the round trip including the K&A towpath, which I would thoroughly recommend, note that the towpath does get very busy with pedestrians, particularly at weekends, not to mention anglers, boat users and others.
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« Reply #33 on: July 18, 2018, 08:11:13 am »

For anyone who is going to do the round trip including the K&A towpath, which I would thoroughly recommend, note that the towpath does get very busy with pedestrians, particularly at weekends, not to mention anglers, boat users and others.

Is there scope for a dual carriageway towpath - left bank towards Bath, right bank towards Reading?
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« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2018, 09:37:35 am »

For anyone who is going to do the round trip including the K&A towpath, which I would thoroughly recommend, note that the towpath does get very busy with pedestrians, particularly at weekends, not to mention anglers, boat users and others.

Is there scope for a dual carriageway towpath - left bank towards Bath, right bank towards Reading?

No.
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« Reply #35 on: July 22, 2018, 11:46:17 am »

Enjoying a pint at the Hope & Anchor having walked through the tunnels. A very enjoyable walk, bit unsure of the music in the middle though. Now to conjure up the strength to walk back!
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« Reply #36 on: July 22, 2018, 11:56:09 am »

Enjoying a pint at the Hope & Anchor having walked through the tunnels. A very enjoyable walk, bit unsure of the music in the middle though. Now to conjure up the strength to walk back!

If you're still there and not strong ... D2 bus from across the road ... Sundays at about 09:28, 11:28, 13:28, 15:28 and 17:28. I noted that there is no bus time information on the stop when I was there, though!
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« Reply #37 on: July 22, 2018, 04:54:07 pm »

A delicious pie and chips before returning sorted out the energy issue  Smiley
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