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  • Reading 41 Boating Hours

    Sainsbury's Superstore

    41 Boating Hours

    3-minute walk from Duke Street Bridge 1

    7-8 Broad Street, Reading. RG1 2BH

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    Aldi Supermarket

    41 Boating Hours

    22 minute walk from Burghfield Road Bridge 14

    Bath Road, Calcot, Reading RG30 2HB

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    Mccoll's Newsagents

    41 Boating Hours

    McColl’s Reading 23 minute walk from Burghfield Road Bridge 14

    24 Coronation Square, Reading RG30 3QN

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    Too many to mention – something for everyone.

    Moor up and explore The High Bridge moorings nr Duke Street

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    Reading City Centre

    41 Boating Hours

    If you travel to Reading you have reached the end of the Kennet and Avon canal. The canal becomes a part of the River Kennet as you navigate through the bustling town center before arriving at Blakes lock where it meets the River Thames. You need a separate license to navigate the Thames so make sure you have turned around at the last winding hole.

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  • Theale 36 Boating Hours

    Theale Village

    36

    Theale is a large village in West Berkshire, England which forms a civil parish. It has a high street of small businesses, large business parks beside its railway station and its own schools. The Kennet and Avon Canal passes through the South of the village; immediately north of this is the River Kennet.

    Visitor Moorings are West of Theale Swing Bridge.

    Fox and Hounds

    36 Boating Hours

    Pub with a garden and a rural feel, for traditional local beer, food 11-minute walk from Sheffield Swingbridge

    19 Station Road, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4BE

    The Co-Operative at Theale

    36

    14 minute walk from Sheffield Swingbridge 19
    2 High St, Theale, Reading RG7 5AN

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  • Aldermaston 33 Boating Hours

    Hinds Head Pub

    33 Boating Hours

    Upmarket coaching inn with a cosy oak-beamed interior, comfort food menu 21 minute walk from Frouds Bridge 29

    Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, RG7 4LX

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    Aldermaston

    33 Boating Hours

    Once a busy industrial canal wharf, Aldermaston Wharf is now a picture of tranquillity.

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  • Woolhampton 32 Boating Hours

    The Row Barge

    32 Boating Hours

    Ample pub with wood beamed ceiling, comfy banquettes and paved, decked or grassy outdoor seating. 2 minute walk from Woolhampton Swingbridge.

    31 Station Road, Woolhampton, RG7 5SH

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    Woolhampton Village

    32 Boating Hours

    The Kennet and Avon Canal sits to the South of the village and the A4 road. Take extra care when approaching Woolhampton lock upstream as the river Kennet joins the canal here.

    Visitor moorings are East of lock 93

  • Thatcham 29 Boating Hours

    Waitrose

    29 Boating Hours

    22 minute walk from Thatcham Station Road Bridge 42

    48-53 The Broadway, Thatcham, West Berkshire RG19 3HN

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    Thatcham

    29 Boating Hours

    Thatcham is an expanding village that is almost a suburb of Newbury. The Village itself is set a mile northwest from the canal and the station.

    Visitor moorings available West of Thatcham Bridge 42

  • Newbury 27 Boating Hours

    Newbury

    27 Boating Hours

    A historic market town. It spans both sides of the River Kennet and the Kennet and Avon Canal, and has a town centre spread around its large market square.The town centre retains a rare medieval Cloth Hall and an adjoining half-timbered granary, an unusually large 15th century parish church, along with a wealth of attractive 17th and 18th century listed buildings. Newbury is also famous for its racecourse.

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    Iceland Food

    27 Boating Hours

    7-minute walk from Whitehouse Footbridge 53

    15 Bartholomew St, Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 5LL

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    The Lock Stock and Barrel

    27 Boating Hours

    Family-friendly pub with a Modern European menu and tables on a terrace beside the River Kennet 1 minute walk from Town by Bridge 60.

    The Lock Stock & Barrel, 104 Northbrook Street, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1AA

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  • Kintbury 20 Boating Hourd

    Kintbury

    20 Boating Hours

    Once a busy industrial canal wharf, Kintbury is now a picture of tranquillity. Look out for the horse drawn barge boat which can still be seen taking passengers along the canal.

    Visitor moorings available west of Kintbury Road Bridge 75

  • Hungerford 19 Boating Hours

    Hungerford Town Centre

    19 Boating Hours

    One of the two largest towns in the Kennet Valley offering full amenities, with Hungerford particularly noted for its Antique shops.

    Vistor moorings available between Lock 74 and Hungerford Town Bridge 83

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    Tesco Superstore

    19 Boating Hours

    4 minute walk from Hungerford Town Bridge 84
    Everland Rd, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 0DX

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    The Swan Inn

    Italian restaurant in Hungerford in Berkshire, serving traditional pasta, pizza and risotto dishes, also offers a takeaway service.

    3-minute walk from Hungerford Town Bridge.

    Bella Vita, 16 Charnham Street, Hungerford, RG17 0ES

    The Co-Operative

    19 Boating Hours

    2 minute walk from Hungerford Town Bridge 84
    5 High St, Berkshire, Lambourn, Hungerford RG17 0DN

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  • The Pelican Inn

    18 Boating Hours

    Traditional pub favourites, will cater for all dietary requirements.
    4 minute walk from Froxfield Bridge 90

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  • The Harrow

    16 Boating Hours

    A Michelin Star Restaurant. High quality food, wines and ales. 3 minute walk from Little Bedwyn Bridge 94 Little Bedwyn, Nr. Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3JP

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  • Great Bedwyn 15 Boating Hours

    Great Bedwyn Village

    15 ½ Boating Hours

    Great Bedywn is a small village parish, which lies within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This attractive village has ammenities such as a village shop and a traditional pub which make this a great place to stop.
    Visitor moorings available between lock 60 and lock 61.

    Visitor moorings available East of Bedwyn Wharf Bridge 95

    The Three Tuns Freehouse

    15 ½ Boating Hours

    Traditional pub food, good selection of ales.
    1 minute walk from Great Bedwyn Road Bridge 95
    1 High Street, Great Bedwyn, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 3NU

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    Post Office Shop

    15 ½ Boating Hours

    3 minute walk from Great Bedwyn Road Bridge 95
    90 Church St, Great Bedwyn, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 3PF

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    Londis

    15 ½ Boating Hours

    4 minute walk from Great Bedwyn Road Bridge 95

    19 High St, Great Bedwyn, Marlborough, United kingdom SN8 3NU

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  • Crofton 13 Boating Hours

    Crofton Pumps and Wilton Village

    13 Boating Hours

    The pretty village of Wilton is a half-mile footpath walk away from the Crofton Station. Here there is a pub and also the fully restored Wilton Windmill, which is open to the public and produces its own wholemeal flour. The area is a popular spot to ride your bike, take a walk or dangle a rod.

    Visitor moorings available between lock 60 and lock 61

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    Crofton Pumps

    13 Boating Hours

    The World’s Oldest Steam Engine . . . The steam-powered pumping station is preserved and operates on selected weekends.
    Visitor moorings available between lock 60 and lock 61

  • Burbage 12 Boating Hours

    Bruce Tunnel

    12 Boating Hours

    This is the only tunnel on the canal and it is 502 yards (459 m) long. To the north lies the Savernake Forest which is open to the public with footpaths, drives and picnic sites, hence the tunnel is also sometimes known as the Savernake Tunnel.

    Travel through it on your boat

    Marr Green Farm Shop

    12 Boating Hours

    40 minute walk from Wolfhall Bridge 103
    Collingbourne Road, Burbage, Marlborough, SN8 3RT

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    East Sands Store

    12 Boating Hours

    30 minute walk from Wolfhall Bridge 103 3-5
    E Sands, Burbage, Marlborough SN8 3AN

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    Burbage

    12 Boating Hours

    Located in the heart of the North Wessex Downs, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the village of Burbage is a 30 minute walk from the canal.

    Moor up near Wolfhall Bridge 103

  • Wooton Rivers 10 Boating Hours

    Royal Oak

    10 Boating Hours

    Traditional Village Pub 3 minute walk from Wooton Rivers Bridge 108
    Wootton Rivers, Marlborough SN8 4NQ

    Wooton Rivers

    10 Boating Hours

    Wootton Rivers is a particularly pretty village almost entirely composed of timber-framed, thatched houses, climbing gently up the hill away from the waterway.

    Moorings available East and West of Wooton Rivers Bridge 108.

  • Pewsey 10 Boating Hours

    Pewsey

    10 Boating Hours

    Located in the heart of the vale, Pewsey is a charming village which boast many half-timbered houses and thatched cottages. In particular, the vale is well loved for its mixture of picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. The mysterious and undated Wansdyke follows the ridge parallel to the canal for 20 miles offering circular walks with views of Silbury Hill, Avebury and the two largest hills in Wiltshire.

    Visitor Moorings East of Pewsey Wharf Road Bridge.

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    The Crown Inn

    Located in Pewsey offering great food and real ales
    14 minute walk Pewsey Wharf Bridge 114

    The Co-Operative

    10 Boating Hours

    16 minute walk Pewsey Wharf Bridge 114 8 High St, Pewsey SN9 5AQ

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  • Golden Swan

    9 Boating Hours

    Traditional English village pub. Great Food and Drink, Dog friendly. Wilcot Road Bridge 117
    The Golden Swan, Wilcot, Nr Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9 5NN

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  • All Cannings 5 Boating Hours

    All Cannings Village Shop

    5 Boating Hours

    10 minute walk from All Cannings Bridge 127
    The Street, All Cannnings. SN10 3PA

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    The Kings Arms

    5 Boating Hours

    2 miles south of the canal from the All Cannings Bridge 127.
    Pub Ln, All Cannings, Devizes SN10 3PA

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    All Cannings Village

    5 Boating Hours

    All Cannings is an attractive village built around a square in the Vale of Pewsey.

  • Horton 5 Boating Hours

    Esso Spar Convenience Store

    5 Boating Hours

    1 minute walk from Coate Road Bridge 136
    Esso Rontec, London Road, Devizes. SN10 2EP

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    Lidl in Devizes

    5 Boating Hours

    13 minute walk from Coate Road Bridge 136
    A36, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2AZ

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    The Bridge Inn

    5 Boating Hours

    At Horton – moor in the garden, refuel in the pub!
    Beside Canal at Horton Bridge134

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    Horton

    5 Boating Hours

    Situated just outside Devizes along the Kennet and Avon Canal.

    Moor up by Coat Bridge 136

  • Devizes 5 Boating Hours

    Devizes

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    A Wiltshire market town renowned for its Wadworth 6x real ale, which is brewed alongside the canal and delivered by traditional, horse and cart to the local pubs. View the site of the 12th century castle and explore the surrounding medieval streets & buildings.

    Visitor mooorings availble between lock 50 Kennet Top Lock and Cemetry Road Bridge 140.

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    The Moonrakers

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    A local Wadworth pub. Inexpensive fare. 8 minute walk from London Road Bridge 138
    29 Nursteed Rd, Devizes SN10 3AJ

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    The Old Crown

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    Moor at Devizes Wharf and walk across the car park.

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    Devizes Morrisons

    4.5 Boating Hours

    7 minute walk from London Road Bridge 138
    Estcourt St, Devizes, South West SN10 1LA

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    Stonehenge

    27 mins from Devizes

    Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument that consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet (4.0 m) high, 7 feet (2.1 m) wide and weighing around 25 tons. The stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.[1]
    27 minute drive from Cemetery Road Bridge 140 (book a taxi).

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    Marks & Spencers Simply Food

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    5 minute walk from Cemetery Road Bridge 140
    Monday Market St, Wiltshire, Devizes SN10 1DW

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    Sainsbury's Superstore

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    6 minute walk from Cemetery Road Bridge 140 3 Monday Market St, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 1DN

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    Avebury Stone Circle

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    A Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England. One of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain, it contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world. It is both a tourist attraction and a place of religious importance to contemporary pagans.

    12 mins drive from Devizes, regular buses from Market Place or take taxis.

    Wadworth Brewery

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    Take part in a brewery tour, enjoy a beer tasting and visit the beer store.
    4 minute walk from Cemetery Road Bridge 140
    41-45 Northgate St, Devizes SN10 1JW

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  • Caen Hill 4 Boating Hours

    Caen Hill Locks

    4 Boating Hours

    A marvel of canal engineering raising boats 240ft in 29 locks over two miles. The last section of the K&A to be re-opened by the Queen in 1990

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    Caen Hill Cafe

    4 Boating Hours

    Canal and River Trust cafe based at the top of the caen hill flight. Selling icecreams, Cakes and refershments.

    The Locks, Devizes SN10 1QR

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    The Black Horse

    4 Boating Hours

    A wadworth pub based at the top of the caen hill flight. You can moor up in the pub garden.

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    Spar Store

    4 Boating Hours

    A spar store selling local fruit, vegetables and meat.

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  • Rowde 1 Boating Hour

    Rowde Village Shop

    1 Boating Hour

    17 minute walk from Upper Foxhangers Bridge 144. Will deliver groceries to your boat for your arrival if booked in advance.
    Marsh Ln, Rowde, Devizes SN10 2FA

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    Rowde Village

    1 Boating Hour

    Rowde is a village in the heart of Wiltshire close to the market town of Devizes.

    Moor up at the visitor moorings at the base of the caen hill flight just west of lock 29.

  • Foxhangers Wharf

    Foxhangers Canal Holidays

    0 Boating Hours

    Your canal adventure starts here!

  • The Three Magpies

    30 minutes

    An ideal stop on your last night.
    2 minute walk from Scotts Wharf Bridge 149

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  • Seend 2 ½ Boating Hours

    The Barge Inn

    1-2 Boating Hours

    Waterside pub, moor in the garden between Lock 18-19 – It’s excellent.
    Beside the Canal between lock 18 & 19 in the Seend Flight

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    The Brewery Inn

    1-2 Boating Hours

    More of a ‘local’ pub – known for ‘Wacky’ Cider 2 minute walk from Lock 19

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    Seend Village Shop & Post Office

    45 minutes

    A 15 minute walk from Rusty Lane swingbrige (the second swingbridge from Foxhangers), cross over and walk up Rusty Lane to village of Seend, Post Office stores located on high street to the right of the playing field. High Street, Seend, Melksham, Wiltshire. SN12 6NR

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    Seend Flight of 5 Locks

    1 - 2½ Boating Hours

    The five locks at Seend on the Kennet & Avon Canal were once a hive of activity with trade. Today, they are a picture of tranquility.
    It takes an hour from Foxhangers to reach top lock where you can over night moor and walk to the Barge Inn Pub (5-10 mins), or if you have time, navigate the boat down three more locks and moor by the pub which should take a further 45-60 mins.

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  • Tesco Express

    2 ½ Boating Hours

  • Semington 3 ½ Boating Hours

    The Somerset Arms

    3 ½ Boating Hours

    In Semington Village – Excellent food – Friendly atmosphere – Worth a visit.
    2 minute walk from Semington Road Bridge 160
    High St, Semington, Trowbridge, BA14 6JR

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    Download Produce

    3 ½ Boating Hours

    15 minute walk from Semington Bridge 160
    B5 Ashville Centre, Commerce Way, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6ZE

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    Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

    3 ½ Boating Hours

    A firm favourite for film and TV producers, most notably for its picturesque streets and historic cottages, untouched by modern alterations. The village’s most famous appearances include ‘Downton Abbey’, the BBC’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘Cranford’, and the films ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’ and ‘Wolfman’. 11 minute drive from Semington Bridge 160 (book a taxi).

    Semington Village

    3 ½ Boating Hours

    Semington village has two locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal, known as the Semington Locks, and is the start of the disused Wilts and Berks Canal.

    Moor up West of Semington Bridge 160

  • Hilperton 4 ½ Boating Hours

    Lidl Supermarket

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    15 minute walk from Ladydown Canal Bridge 169
    Canal Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8QU

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    Sainsbury's Superstore

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    4 minute taxi ride from Ladydown Canal Bridge 169
    British Row, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8GF,

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    Hilperton

    4 ½ Boating Hours

    Hilperton is a village on the Kennet and Avon Canal. The town of Trowbridge, the county town of wiltshire, is a 30 minute walk from Ladydown canal bridge and offers full ammenities and shopping.

    Moor up near bridge 168

  • Bradford-on-Avon 5 ½ Boating Hours

    Bradford-on-Avon

    5 ½ Boating Hours

    Precariously perched on Avon’s valley side, Bradford on Avon has been described as a clone of Bath albeit to a much smaller scale. Take time to see the 14th-century Tithe Barn and 8th-century simplicity of the Saxon Church of St Lawrence.

    Vistor moorings available both above and below Bradford Lock 14

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    The Boathouse

    5 Boating Hours

    Family pub/restaurant – value for money.
    Situated in the Bradford on Avon Marina

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    Sainsbury's Superstore

    5 ¼ Boating Hours

    2 minute walk from Bradford On Avon Bridge 171
    Elm Cross Shopping Centre, Rowden Lane, Bradford on Avon, BA15 2AZ

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    The Lock Inn

    5 ½ Boating Hours

    Run by Dick and Jane and home of the famous Boaters Breakfast. Beside Bradford on Avon Lock.
    48 Frome Road, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1LE

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    The Canal Tavern

    5 ½ Boating Hours

    Below the Bradford-on-Avon Lock – good food – real ale. Beside Bradford on Avon Lock.

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    Tithe Barn

    5 ½ Boating Hours

    Built in the early 14th century, with a granary dated to about 1400. It is located at Barton Farm on the southern side of Bradford-on Avon. A path along the bank of the waterway of the Kennet and Avon Canal leads to the barn.

    Longleat (25 mins from BoA)

    5 ½ Boating Hours

    The UK’s number one safari park with a drive through safari, a jaw-dropping historic house, train, lake cruise, maze and animal enclosures with creatures of all shapes and sizes.

  • Avoncliff 6 Boating Hours

    Avoncliff Aqueduct

    6 Boating Hours

    One of the most impressive structures on Britain’s waterways, the Avoncliff Aqueduct at over 100 metres long and 18 metres wide, carries the Kennet & Avon Canal over the River Avon.

    Travel over it on your boat

    The Cross Guns

    6 Boating Hours

    Picturebook setting, great for al fresco dining on river terrace. Blend of traditional and contemporary inside. Beside Avoncliffe Aqueduct

    Cross Guns, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire. BA15 2HB

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    Avoncliff

    6 Boating Hours

    Avoncliff is a small hamlet near Bath & Bradford on Avon, Iying within the Cotswold’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The hamlet lies in the bottom of the valley formed by the River Avon and is divided into 3 sectors by the Kennet and Avon Canal, the railway and the River Avon. Avoncliff is dominated by the Avoncliff aqueduct which carries the Kennet and Avon Canal over the River Avon and the railway.

    Visitor moorings are East of the Avoncliff Aqueduct.

  • Bath Valley 6 Boating Hours

    Bath Valley

    6 Boating Hours

    Arguably the most attractive section of the Kennet & Avon canal is the Bath Valley. The canal enclosed in the wooded hillside twice swaps sides across the valley & over the River via the Aqueducts of Dundas and Avoncliff. Take time to explore the secluded settlement of Avoncliff. Dundas Aqueducts and Claverton pumping station are also must-sees.

  • The Hope Pole Inn

    7 Boating Hours

    In the village of Limpley Stoke – well worth the short walk – real ale, good food – garden.
    7 minute walk from Limpley Stoke Bridge 175

    Woods Hill, Limpley Stoke, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7FS

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  • Dundas 7 ½ Boating Hours

    Dundas Aqueduct

    7 ½ Boating Hours

    The spectacular Dundas Aqueduct on the Kennet & Avon Canal is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
    Travel over it on your boat

    Spar Store

    7 ½ Boating Hours

    A petrol station and spar store a short walk from the canal onto the main road.
    Warminster Road, Monkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HY

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    Dundas

    7 ½ Boating Hours

    Dundas Aqueduct is near Monkton Combe, Somerset, and is about 2 ¹⁄₂ miles southeast of the city of Bath. Peacefully situated within the sceneic Bath Valley Dundas is easily accessed by car and bus.

    Moorings available East and West of the aqueduct.

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  • Claverton 8 Boating Hours

    American Museum Claverton

    8 Boating Hours

    It is home to the finest collection of Americana outside of the United States. Visitors learn about the Founding Fathers, the pioneers West, Native Americans and the Slavery issue which lead to the Civil War in the new interactive American Heritage Exhibition.

    27 minute walk from Claverton Road Bridge 179

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    Warleigh Weir Wild Swimming

    8 Boating Hours

    100m long weir in wonderful valley of the Avon. Meadow, old ferry crossing steps, long deep water stretches. Shallow paddling areas above weir, play areas under weir near bank. 3 minute walk from Claverton Road Bridge 170 down Ferry lane across bridge, over the railway then across the second bridge and into the field. The weir is at the end of the field.

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    Claverton Pumping Station

    8 Boating Hours

    Pumping station that pumps water from the River Avon to the Kennet and Avon Canal using power from the flow of the River Avon. It is a grade II listed building.

    3 minute walk from Claverton Road Bridge 179

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    Claverton

    8 Boating Hours

    Claverton is a small village about 2 miles east of Bath with views across the valley to Bathford Church and Warleigh Manor. Claverton is at the southern end of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    Moor up before or after Claverton Road Bridge 180

  • Bathampton 8 ½ Boating Hours

    Bathampton Post Office & Newsagents

    8 ½ Boating Hours

    8 minute walk from Bathampton Road Bridge 183 21 Holcombe Ln, Bathampton, Bath BA2

    The George Inn

    8 ½ Boating Hours

    A canal user’s favorite, right on the canal in Bathampton.
    Mill Ln, Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TS

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    Bathampton Mill

    8 ½ Boating Hours

    A 10-minute walk from the canal this gastropub has riverside views.
    Mill Ln, Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TS

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    Bathampton Village

    8 ½ Boating Hours

    Bathampton is a pretty village on the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal. The village lies two miles east of the city of Bath and has a population of around 1800. The River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal pass through the village.

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  • Bath 9 Boating Hours

    Morrison's Bath

    9 Boating Hours

    16 minute walk from Sydney Gardens Iron Footbridge 186 105 High Street, Twerton, Bath, BA2 1DB

    Bath

    9 Boating Hours

    A beautiful small city, stone terraces rising from the river on steep hillsides, moor on canal above top lock or drop down onto the river and cruise to Pultney Bridge with spectacular views of the abbey across the river. Also visit the Roman Baths and take an open top bus tour through the city.

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    Bath City Centre

    9 Boating Hours

    Too many to mention – something for everyone

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    Roman Baths

    9 Boating Hours

    It is one of the finest historic sites in Northern Europe, and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Hidden beneath the present city of Bath lies the stone remains of one of the finest religious spas of the ancient world.

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    Tesco Express Bathwick Hill

    9 Boating Hours

    1 minute walk from Sydney Wharf Bridge 188
    Bathwick Hill, Bath, BA2 4EN

    Scarper Tours

    9 Boating Hours

    Fun and Friendly Stonehenge Tours, direct from the City of Bath.

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    Thermae Bath Spa

    9 Boating Hours

    Thermae Bath Spa is Britain’s only natural thermal Spa and benefits from the warm, mineral-rich waters which the Celts and Romans enjoyed over 2,000 years ago.

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  • River Avon

    11 Boating Hours

    The canal joins the river Avon in central Bath after lock 7 (Bath bottom lock). Allow a day to cruise down from the Bath to Bristol where the scenery is more varied than many rivers. But be warned the river rises very quickly after prolonged rain especially in early spring.

    The Co-operative Food - Bath (Nr Weston Lock)

    12 minute walk from Weston Lock 6
    115 High Street, Twerton, Bath, BA2 1DB

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    The Locksbrook Inn

    12 Boating Hours

    Edge of town conviviality – good food – pleasant atmosphere beside Weston Lock.
    103 Locksbrook Rd, Bath, BA1 3EN

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  • Bath Soft Cheese Company

    15 Boating Hours

    Award-winning organic cheese made by hand. Café.
    40 minute walk from Bath Marina or 48 minute walk from Bitton Railway Bridge 211
    Park Farm, Kelston, Bath, BA1 9AQ

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  • Bitton 15 ½ Boating Hours

    Manor Farm Shop

    15 ½ Boating Hours

    40 minute walk from Bitton Railway Bridge 211
    Upton Cheyney, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6NQ

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    Bitton

    15 ½ Boating Hours

    Bitton is a village near the River Avon. The river Boyd runs through the village centre where it then joins the River Avon to the south of the village.

    Moor up on the over night visitor moorings by Bitton Railway Bridge 211

  • Saltford 13 Boating Hours

    The Jolly Sailor

    13 Boating Hours

    Beautiful setting veside Saltford Lock
    High Street, Hanham, Bristol, Bristol. BS15 3DQ

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    Saltford

    13 Boating Hours

    Saltford Lock is a canal lock situated on the River Avon, at the village of Saltford, between Bristol and Bath, England.

  • Keynsham 16 Boating Hours

    Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park

    16 Boating Hours

    Petting zoo with children’s playground, mini train, go-karts and river walk. 30 minute walk from visitor moorings at Keynsham Lock 2 or 50 minute walk from Bitton Railway Bridge 211 Pixash Ln, Bath Rd, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1TP

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    Tesco Superstore

    16 Boating Hours

    9 minute walk from visitor moorings at Keynsham Lock 2 Bristol Rd, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2BA

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    The Lock Keeper

    16 Boating Hours

    Good food and drink Beside Keynsham Lock. ​
    Keynsham ​Road, ​Keynsham, ​Bristol, ​BS31 ​2DD

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    Iceland Foods

    16 Boating Hours

    13 minute walk from visitor moorings at Keynsham Lock 2 14-18 Temple St, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1EG

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    The Bird in the Hand

    16 Boating Hours

    Well worth a visit – good food – traditional cider A short walk from Keynsham Lock 58.
    High St, Saltford, Bristol BS31 3EJ

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    Keynsham

    16 Boating Hours

    A large town on the river between Bath and Bristol, use the visitor moorings at Keynsham locks to make use of the shops and restaurants this town provides.

  • Bristol 19 Boating Hours

    Bristol

    19 Boating Hours

    Bristol combined with the attractions of a modern city and the history of a major Seaport closely associated with exploration of the north Atlantic and trade with the new world. Visit The SS Great Britain and the Matthew moored in the dock.

    Spar Shop

    19 Boating Hours

    Spar Shop – Bristol Floating Harbour
    10 minute walk from Hanover Quay
    181B Hotwell Rd, Bristol BS8 4SA

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    19 Boating Hours

    Too many to mention – something for everyone!

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