You don t have to head north to enjoy the national cycle network s signature rides. A simple route map to help plan your canal boat holiday on the kennet avon canal with black prince narrowboat holidays from our bradford on avon hire base.
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Kennet and avon canal map pdf. And best of all canals try to dodge hills rather than going over them so it s easy cycling all the way. Downloadable kennet avon canal cruising map in acrobat pdf format. This is a downloadable kennet avon canal cruising map in acrobat pdf format the same map is also available as a downloadable kennet avon cruising map in memory map qct format.
The 100 mile route from reading to bristol following the kennet avon canal is just 25 minutes from london by train. You will need acrobat reader or equivalent software loaded on your computer or the acrobat reader app or. Its route is a fusion of natural rolling landscape intersected by the urban and modern reading and the world heritage sites in bath.
The kennet avon canal trust was formed and with hard work and dedication these volunteers gradually restored the canal to its former glory. The kennet avon canal the kennet and avon is an impressive feat of engineering made up of two river navigations and a linking stretch of canal. The 100 mile route from reading to bristol following the kennet avon canal is just 25 minutes from london by train.
The name is often used to describe all three sections whereas strictly it is the section that links the river avon at newbury and then to reading on the river thames the canal starts in bristol and ends at reading. It runs from the severn estuary near bristol to the river thames at reading over 100 miles long with more than 100 locks some magnificent engineering and crossing some of the most beautiful scenery. Kennet avon you don t have to head north to enjoy the national cycle network s signature rides.
Approximate download size is 23 mb. Balance payment special offers email us 44 0 1527 575 115. The kennet avon canal weaves through spectacular scenery between the thames and the bristol avon.
The kennet and avon canal is made up of three different sections two navigable rivers and one man made canal. Narrowboat holidays across great britain. A tourist map of the kennet avon canal and river avon at 1 50 000 running from bristol in the west to reading and the junction with the river thames in the east.
In 1990 the queen officially reopened the canal and since then it has gone from strength to strength with the help of a 25m heritage lottery fund grant. Search for your holiday. This has 34 x full a4 pages of maps plus 4 cover pages.
And best of all canals try to dodge hills rather than going over them so it s easy cycling all the way. There are detailed town plans at 1 12 500 for bristol bath bradford on avon devizes newbury hungerford and the centre of reading. Along the central section of the canal between marsh benham and devizes the towpath is less suitable for cycling.