You can do the walk in reverse starting at bath and continue along the canal past bradford you could devise a circular walk back to bradford. Returning to bradford on avon there is a choice of a bus or rail service both of which run regularly to boa approximately every half hour.
Over many years it has been transformed from a derelict watery resting place for shopping trolleys into a leisure hub.
Bath to bradford on avon canal walk. You can do the walk either way. This walk is from bath spa railway station to bradford on avon. The west wiltshire town of bradford on avon is a great place for walkers officially recognised as a walkers are welcome town.
You can t get lost because you just follow the towpath. The route from bath to bradford on avon is approximately 10 miles. We started our journey heading west from bradford on avon towards bath.
Other highlights include the delightful thatcham nature discovery centre caen hill locks claverton pumping station and numerous pretty canal side villages including bradford on avon. Bradford on avon has a train service from both london paddington 2 hrs change at bath and london waterloo 2 hrs 15 to 3 hrs direct rare or change at salisbury. Classed as easy this lovely walk starts in bradford on avon and follows the kennet and avon canal through a beautiful valley crossing the river avon twice on aqueducts with the walk finishing in bath.
Cruising past the impressive 14th century tithe barn this is worth a visit if you have time. It s about 17km in total a flat footpath with plenty of refreshment stops and photo opportunities along the way. There s good waterside paths along the canal and river with waymarked trails also running into the surrounding countryside.
After around 30 45 minutes cruising we reached the avoncliffe aqueduct the first of the two aqueducts along the kennet avon. Stone bridge on the kennet avon. A 15km 9 3 mile walk along river and canal to the beautiful city of bath.
This 10 8 linear mile walk starts outside explore boa tourist information in the centre of bradford on avon and finishes outside bath bus station. Further details can be found here. It s about a 10 mile walk along the towpath taking you from somerset into wiltshire on the southern fringes of the cotswolds aonb.
Walking the kennet and avon canal. For further details on the kennet and avon canal pop over to the canal river trust website. This is a popular walk along the kennet and avon canal from bath to bradford on avon.
Along the way to bath most of the route follows a towpath making for an easy relaxed walk or cycle. The kennet and avon canal is a huge success story. Bradford on avon to bath walk approx 9 miles.
If you re looking for an alternative route in bath without cyclists head over to my bath skyline walk report.