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... 更多
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.
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.
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.
You can enjoy being along the river, then stop to watch narrowboats work their way through the lock. There are plenty of ducks, geese, and swans about and this is an easy walk from East Oxford or Donnington Bridge, a bit further from Central Oxford.
The stretch of the Thames between Oxford City centre and Iffley lock is called the Isis and is busy with college rowing teams practicing. A beautiful walk on a nice day.
Iffley and the surrounding area holds very special memories for me and I urge anyone in Oxford to walk down to take a look. The Lock and tow path are stunning, surrounded by woodlands and the back gardens of houses in Iffley Village. The walk from Iffley up to Oxford City Centre is around 45 minutes and particularly in the... 更多
Iffley Lock was built in 1632. It was one of three to be built in the 17th century Rebuilt a number of times most recently in 1927. You can reach it on the water by taking one of the river excursion boats from the bridge across Abingdon Road or walking on the Thames river walk. We took a 45 minute... 更多