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Kingfisher on the Quay Waterside Walk is a 3.6 mile loop trail located near Mytchett, Surrey, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and bird watching.

Length 3.6 mi Elevation gain 301 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Walking Bird watching Lake Partially paved River Views Wildlife City walk Historic site Pub walk
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A circular pub walk from Kingfisher on the Quay in Mytchett, Surrey. Tucked away alongside a beautiful lake, Kingfisher on the Quay is the perfect location for eats or libation, sit on the deck and enjoy the lake or relax inside by the roaring fires. The walking route takes you through the sprawling local villages and wildlife corridors, with chance to discover the River Blackwater and the Basingstoke Canal in all their glory. The walking route is relatively flat, with just a couple of gentle slopes. Most of the paths are surfaced and firm, but the towpath along the Basingstoke Canal is unmade and can get muddy after periods of rain and in the winter months. There are no stiles or kissing gates on route, just a couple of flights of steps and few bridle gates. You will need to cross a railway at an unsignalled crossing point so look and listen for trains carefully before you cross. There are a few sections of road walking but these are through residential areas and all have pavements. Approximate time 1.5 hours.

The village of Mytchett is located alongside the A331 at the western end of Surrey, close to the border with Hampshire. Kingfisher on the Quay has its own large car park and can be found just off Coleford Bridge Road, very close to the junction with the A331. Turn right off Coleford Bridge Road before you reach the first house on the right and follow the access lane (signed for Watersports Centre) back under the road bridge and alongside the watersports centre to reach the pub and its large gravel car park. Approximate post code GU16 6DS.

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Olein Webster
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David O'Brien
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My wife and I enjoyed this walk. It was exactly what we were looking for, a circular walk starting and finishing at the Kingfisher on the Quay, giving us a flavour of Frimley Green, and a nice walk along the Basingstoke Canal. It definitely isn’t a quiet walk in the country, but you can see that on the map. The first half mile is parallel to the dual carriageway. Then you cut across into the village and across the green, before turning down onto the canal. Along the canal we came across the miniature railway centre and canal visitor centre, both of which were very popular with children. We recommend the Kingfisher on the Quay. It is a lovely pub/restaurant with a unique location on the edge of the lake.

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Simon Smith
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One star. Way too noisy and traffic heavy. All busy roads apart from the half mile along the canal which was lovely

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Samantha Bridge
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So We have mixed feelings about this walk, We are not dog owners so a bit of road walking doesn't put us off BUT this walk I think has a bit too much particularly at the end, walking along the canal was lovely and although the A331 was just literally there it didn't bother us

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Natalie Foan
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Really enjoyed a lot of this walk especially alongside the canal (nice wide pathway). However there is a reasonably long stretch on a residential road which was a little boring.

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Dag Sundman
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Disappointing. Not very good at all. With dogs terrible.... Most part tar road.

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Derek Hardy
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Pleasant enough walk but very noisy walking alongside the A331

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Daniel Cliffe
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Ann Wilcox
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Lorna Mackay
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Lenne Wheeler
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Aaron Fletcher
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Kim Robson
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