Families who play together stay together february 4 2019 5 50 pm. Their canadian canoes offer a fun safe and affordable way to explore the canal.
Stone bridge on the kennet avon.
Bradford upon avon canal. Today it s a great place to spot historic canal features. The wharf at bradford on avon wharf was the busiest on the kennet avon canal during the 1850s. Situated in the bradford on avon marina sally narrowboats is easily accessible from both the m4 and m5 motorways.
Make your way via the london underground bus or taxi to london paddington station. Only a short walk or taxi journey from bradford on avon train station from london airports. After around 30 45 minutes cruising we reached the avoncliffe aqueduct the first of the two aqueducts along the kennet avon.
Canoe hire at the lock inn. Bradford on avon often mistakenly referred to as bradford upon avon is a town in west wiltshire lying approximately eight miles south east of bath and is nestled in hilly countryside between the cotswold hills the mendip hills and salisbury plain. The history of the town can be traced back to roman origins.
The town s canal historic buildings shops pubs and restaurants make it popular with tourists. Whether you want to hire a boat or take lessons bradford on avon s location on the river avon and kennet avon canal is ideal. Bradford on avon marina trowbridge road bradford on avon wiltshire ba15 1ud.
Black prince s top tips for a great british narrowboat adventure january 30 2019 1 16 pm. Tech savvy teens are having their say on holidays january 25 2019 10 56 am. Bradford on avon to the north of the canal is a lovely town one of the beauty spots of wiltshire and one of the highlights of the canal.
Bradford upper wharf is very attractive with a small dock with some of its original buildings still. This beautiful and newly refurbished canal side pub in the delightful town of bradford on avon. You won t go hungry at the canal tavern serving brilliant burgers hearty pub classics daily fish specials or even a superfood salad there is something for everyone.
Award winning business partners danny and tara welcome you to the canal tavern. A family of 4 2 adults 2 children can fit into one canoe comfortably. We started our journey heading west from bradford on avon towards bath.
Cruising past the impressive 14th century tithe barn this is worth a visit if you have time. It is a miniature bath rich with architectural treasures from the saxon period to the 19th century. Bradford on avon is an architectural treasure chest with gems including the magnificent 14th century tithe barn and striking town bridge over the river avon.
The river avon runs through the town as does the kennet and avon canal and. 8 great ideas for autumn breaks june 8 2018 11 59 am. Top 5 attractions on the bridgewater canal february 15 2019 1 53 pm.
It has several buildings dating from the 17th century when the town. Bradford on avon sometimes bradford on avon or bradford upon avon is a town and civil parish in west wiltshire england with a population of 9 402 at the 2011 census. The west wiltshire town of bradford on avon is a great place for walkers officially recognised as a walkers are welcome town.
There s good waterside paths along the canal and river with waymarked trails also running into the surrounding countryside.