The highlights of the kennet and avon canal at a glance read on. 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.
Kennet and avon canal pub map. A list and map of canalside pubs on or near the main canal branch of the kennet avon canal canalside pubs there are many public houses near this canal some are next to the waterway and offer moorings and other facilities. Kennet and avon canal east pub guide. Our interactive kennet and avon canal map a guide to the canal pubs attractions and places along the way read on.
Kennet avon canal reading. A brief history of the kennet and avon canal read on. The kennet avon canal trust was formed and with hard work and dedication these volunteers gradually restored the canal to its former glory.
See 297 reviews articles and 104 photos of kennet avon canal ranked no 4 on tripadvisor among 73 attractions in reading. Useful tips for planning your route read on. The kennet and avon canal is made up of three different sections two navigable rivers and one man made canal.
Balance payment special offers email us 44 0 1527 575 115. The route the route of the kennet and avon canal goes through some of the loveliest scenery in southern england this first part of the canal from reading to newbury is in. 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.
Narrowboat holidays across great britain. Search for your holiday. 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 in southern england.
The kennet and avon is an impressive feat of engineering made up of two river navigations and a linking stretch of canal. 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. Kennet and avon canal west pub guide details of pubs canalside or a short distance from the kennet and avon canal between pewsey wharf and hanham lock bristol showing location including postcode map telephone number and services facilities available.
In 1990 the queen visited the the newly restored canal when after a grant of 25 million from the lottery fund the canal was finally completed right through to hanham lock bristol where it joins the bristol river avon. Return to canal and riverside pubs index page. Details of pubs canalside or a short distance from the kennet and avon canal between the river thames and pewsey wharf showing location including postcode map telephone number and services facilities available.