Kennet and Avon Canal
An enjoyable 30minute walk will take you right into the centre of Bath . Also really worth a visit is the Holburn Museum just as you get to Bath of the Canal ! In this picture you can see ‘The George’ an old world pub which also has a great menu ! 5 minutes drive or a little longer on foot .
Reading is at the conclusion of the Kennet and Avon Canal, coursing along the West Country for 87 miles from Bristol. This long waterway was constructed between 1718 and 1810 and was mostly used to ship coal and building stone from Somerset to London. The canal towpath, traced by chestnut trees is…
Find your way to DEEP LOCK which is the (2nd) deepest lock in Britain (2 minutes away). It’s just before the Co-op in Widcombe. Go left along the canal as far you like, it’s 10 miles to Bradford upon Avon. The furthest I’ve been is Warleigh Weir which, if you are feeling brave, you could have a…
You can walk, run or cycle for miles along our local stretch of canal. Nearby highlights are the Avoncliff Aquaduct, Dundass aquaduct and the flight of Caen Hill locks at Devizes.