Kennet and Avon Canal
Beautiful walk along the canal. Place to hire a barge and travel along the canal for an afternoon.
This 87-mile long waterway links London with the Bristol Channel. Explore this incredibly diverse waterway on foot or by bicycle – at a leisurely pace though, this is not the place to set your PB!
An enjoyable 30minute walk will take you right into the centre of Bath . Also really worth a visit is the Holburn Museum just as you get to Bath of the Canal ! In this picture you can see ‘The George’ an old world pub which also has a great menu ! 5 minutes drive or a little longer on foot .
Reading is at the conclusion of the Kennet and Avon Canal, coursing along the West Country for 87 miles from Bristol. This long waterway was constructed between 1718 and 1810 and was mostly used to ship coal and building stone from Somerset to London. The canal towpath, traced by chestnut trees is…
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