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The Kennet & Avon Canal

  1. Kennet & Avon Canal Map
    Slow down the pace, make time to unwind and find your own story on the Kennet & Avon Canal on the Great West Way.
  2. How to: Travel the Great West Way by Narrowboat
    Take a look at how we recommend to travel the Great West Way by narrowboat.
  3. Kennet and Avon Canal
    The beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal (or K&A as its known) flows along 87 miles of the Great West Way. From Bath to Reading, it winds through quintessential rolling Wiltshire hills, bustling towns and even a World Heritage Site. Since 1810, narrowboats have drifted along at four miles an hour, plying their trade from Bristol to London. Today, you'll find a mixture of holiday and live-aboard boaters, all seeking the calm and tranquillity that comes from life on or by the water.

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  1. Add Canal & River Trust to your Itinerary

    Canal & River Trust

    Address

    The Locks, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1QR

    Telephone

    0303 040 4040

    Devizes

    The beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal (or K&A as its known) flows along 87 miles of the Great West Way. From Bath to Reading, it winds through quintessential rolling Wiltshire hills, bustling towns and even a World Heritage Site. Since 1810, narrowboats…

  2. Add Bath to your Itinerary

    Bath

    Address

    Bath, Avon, BA1 1LT

    Bath

    The golden city of Bath has been welcoming visitors for over 2,000 years. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Bath is home to some of the most impressive architectural sights in the world such as the Royal Crescent, the Circus and Pulteney

  3. Add Bristol to your Itinerary

    Bristol

    Address

    Bristol, Avon, BS1 4XJ

    Bristol

    Welcome to the city of bridges, balloons, boats, bikes, Brunel and Banksy. Regarded as the capital of the South West of England, lively yet laid-back Bristol is creative, cultural and vibrant with a rich maritime heritage. Whether you’re looking for…

  4. Add Devizes to your Itinerary

    Devizes

    Address

    Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1JG

    Telephone

    01380 722160

    Devizes

    Looking to visit the amazing town of Devizes?...If so, click here to get the latest Devizes tourist information direct from the official Wiltshire tourism site!

  5. Add Bradford on Avon to your Itinerary

    Bradford on Avon

    Address

    Wiltshire, BA15 1DE

    Telephone

    01225 865797

    Looking to visit the amazing town of Bradford on Avon?...If so, click here to get the latest Bradford on Avon tourist information direct from the official Wiltshire tourism site!

  6. Add Trowbridge to your Itinerary

    Trowbridge

    Address

    Wiltshire, BA14 8AH

    Trowbridge is the county town of Wiltshire and is proud to offer a wealth of services to the region and its visitors. The town’s rich industrial heritage means that it has much for those interested in its history.

  7. Add Sally Narrowboats to your Itinerary

    Sally Narrowboats

    Address

    Bradford On Avon Marina, Trowbridge Road, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1UD

    Telephone

    +44 1225 864923

    Bradford on Avon

    Week and day hire, skippered cruises and canoe hire.

  8. Add Hungerford to your Itinerary

    Hungerford

    Address

    Hungerford, Berkshire

    Hungerford

    Nestling alongside the Kennet & Avon Canal and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Hungerford is a charming town which captivates both locals and visitors.

  9. Add Honeystreet Boats and Café to your Itinerary

    Honeystreet Boats and Café

    Address

    Honeystreet Mill, Honeystreet Village, Pewsey Vale, Wiltshire, SN9 5PS

    Telephone

    01672 851 166

    Pewsey Vale

    Honeystreet Mill is a must stop visit. A canal side cafe with a wonderful inside and terrace area. Locally sourced food and drink all freshly prepared by our chefs and baristas. Wheelchair friendly and Dog Friendly. Honeystreet Boats provide…

  10. Add Reading to your Itinerary

    Reading

    Address

    Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU

    Reading

    Be amazed by modern Reading – from remarkable medieval heritage and beautiful Thames countryside to award-winning shopping centres, there’s a surprise around every corner.

  11. Add What's happening in Newbury? to your Itinerary

    What's happening in Newbury?

    Address

    Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5AS

    Telephone

    +44 01635 30267

    Newbury

    Alongside the Kennet & Avon Canal, the largest town in West Berkshire, Newbury, has a bustling high street with many interesting shops, which include unique stores such as family-run department store Camp Hopson.

  12. Add Vale of Pewsey to your Itinerary

    Vale of Pewsey

    Address

    Wiltshire, SN9 5AF

    Located in the heart of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and between Stonehenge and Avebury, the Vale of Pewsey is ideal for getting off the beaten track and has plenty of friendly and atmospheric places to stay, eat, drink…

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