Kennet avon this easy terrain walk covers towpaths for 20 miles. 20 circular walks are also included ranging from 4 to 9 miles taking in the best sections of the canal.
Kennet and avon canal walk 76 miles 122 km a splendid waterside walk from the thames at reading through thatcham newbury hungerford pewsey devizes bradford on avon to bath.
Kennet and avon canal walks. With this in mind we jumped in the car and drove to newbury a market town in west berkshire. The full kennet and avon canal walking trail enjoys 95 miles of gentle canal towpaths and easy paths. Along this walk there is the avoncliff aqueduct and the grand finale at caen hill lock flight at devizes.
The 94 mile route from reading to bristol is split into 7 stages of fairly easy walking and includes the unesco world heritage site of bath and bristol s floating harbour. The route head south from pulteney bridge in bath with the water on your right and you walk into a wonderland of canals canal boats and canal people. A hungerford walk beside the kennet avon canal by emma kirkup 16 december 2019 24 5k views on a cold sunday in december i had decided i d had enough of being indoors dodging the rain showers and was in need of a walk.
The walk takes you from bath to devizes virtually all of it alongside some of the most breathtakingly beautiful canals to be found anywhere as you stride down the avon valley. The route stays close to the river avon as it meanders through the north wessex downs from reading to bristol. The walk takes you from bath to devizes virtually all of it alongside some of the most breathtakingly beautiful canals to be found anywhere as you stride down the avon.
Hopping into the car we made the short journey from hampshire to the historic town of hungerford berkshire. Along the way you will find plenty of beautiful scenery as well unique insights into england s industrial history. Guidebook to walking along the kennet avon canal.
Wandering across some of england s most beautiful countryside the kennet and avon canal links england s canals via the river thames at reading with the bristol channel. Kennet and avon canal walk bath ne somerset bristol n somerset reading w berkshire wiltshire 122 km 76 miles linking the river thames at reading with the river avon at bath and also the thames path to the cotswold way national trails it follows the canal through thatcham hungerford pewsey devizes bradford on avon and bath. Most of the walk follows the towpath making for an easy relaxing walk.
As the canal s name suggest it s partially a river navigation since it uses the river kennet between reading and newbury and the river avon between bath and bristol. A walk along the kennet avon canal in newbury love travelling blog what could be nicer on a warm sunny spring day than to enjoy a leisurely wander along a canal towpath.