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Kennet & Avon Canal

Kenneth R. Clew

Kennet & Avon Canal

an illustrated history

by Kenneth R. Clew

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Published by David & Charles in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Kennet andAvon Canal.
Statementby Kenneth R.Clew ; with 30 plates and 20 text illustrations including maps and a foreword by Charles Hadfield.
SeriesInland waterway histories
The Physical Object
Pagination206p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22231297M
ISBN 100715342258

The Kennet & Avon Canal trip In Kennet & Avon Canal, Mini Breaks, Other, Our Journeys, Trip-Types, UK Travel by Janis 1st August Leave a Comment Honeystreet to Hungerford. Small, peaceful site set beside the towpath of the Kennet and Avon Canal for waterside walks and canal boat views. The Blackberries Camping Park Monkton Farleigh, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire Peaceful glamping and camping just outside Bath in the idyllic Cotswolds, with bell tents, glam pods and more.

Luxury canal boat holidays on the Kennet & Avon canal. Welcome to Topsy our 55ft luxury wide beam boat. Through this website you will find details about the boat including layout, prices, how to book . General Books LLC, Sep 4, - Technology & Engineering - 68 pages 0 Reviews Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

The story of the construction of the Kennet and Avon Canal is truly remarkable. It was originally built in the 18th century to designs by the Engineer John Rennie, and is a broad beamed canal, with locks wide enough to take a large beamed boat or two narrowboats side by r, it was not finally completed all the way from Reading to Bath and Bristol until Kennet & Avon Canal, Reading: See reviews, articles, and photos of Kennet & Avon Canal, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 71 attractions in Reading/5().


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Like all the Kennet & Avon Canal book Canal Companions I have read, Kennet & Avon gives you all the information a traveller could wish for and delivers it in a comfortable, unhurried way - much at the pace of the waterways themselves/5(44).

Kennet & Avon Canal Paperback – June 9, by Steve-Davison (Author) › Visit Amazon's Steve-Davison Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Steve-Davison (Author)Reviews: Buy The Kennet Avon Canal: A User's Guide to the Waterways Between Reading and Bristol 3rd Revised edition by Allsop, Niall (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). Guidebook to walking along the Kennet & Avon Canal. 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. 20 circular walks are also included, ranging from 4¼ to 9 miles, taking in the best sections of the canal.

Welcome to Kennet and Avon Canal Boats, where you can book a unique break on one of Britain’s most attractive canals and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Wiltshire countryside. Kennet and Avon Canal Boats is a small family owned business offering low cost canal and narrow boat hire ideal for families and couples alike.

Wansdyke and the Kennet and Avon Canal represent two very different periods of the vale’s past and, and arguably two totally different modes of transport. Wansdyke’s history and purpose is the subject of some debate.

It was undoubtedly intended to be a defensive structure when it was built sometime between the 5th and 6th centuries AD. A+++ We'll definitely book again.

Captain: Mr Castle. My family of 7 took a week cruising the Kennet & Avon Canal. This was my fifth venture into the canals and we were lucky to choose a week of fantastic weather.

We were so glad we selected a Foxhangers canal boat: mechanically it performed exceptionally well and there were absolutely no. The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust was formed and, with hard work and dedication, these volunteers gradually restored the canal to its former glory.

In 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. Kennet and Avon Canal Boaters Society has 4, members. A friendly and informal group primarily targeted at boaters on the Kennet and Avon.

We welcome. A nicely detailed map of the Kennet and Avon canal between Reading and Bristol. It highlights sights of interest, while providing mile markers and lock and bridge numbers to /5(63). The Kennet and Avon Canal is a canal in southern England.

The name may refer to either the route of the original Kennet and Avon Canal Company, which linked the River Kennet at Newbury to the River Avon at Bath, or to the entire navigation between the River Thames at Reading and the Floating Harbour at Bristol, including the earlier improved river navigations of the River Kennet between.

The Bruce Tunnel is on the summit pound of the Kennet and Avon Canal between Wootton Top Lock and Crofton Locks in Wiltshire, England. The tunnel is yards ( m) long. It is named after Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury (–), the local landowner, who, when the canal was being built, would not allow a deep cutting through his land, and insisted on a tunnel instead.

This guidebook to walking along the Kennet & Avon Canal covers the 94 mile (km) route from Reading to Bristol. The canal walk is split into 7. Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal – Steve Davison. Cicerone guide book with the full end to end walk as well as 20 day walks, plus notes on plants and wildlife, where to stay and more.

Adrift: A Secret Life of London’s Waterways – Helen Babbs. "Kennet & Avon Canal by Steve Davison A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

One of the loveliest waterways in Britain, the Kennet & Avon meanders 86 miles between Bristol and Reading, passing through the historic city of Bath.

The route includes the fully restored Caen Hill flight of 29 locks at Devizes. Cruising the Canal. The Kennet and Avon Canal opened inand after restoration was re-opened by HM The Queen in. Guidebook to walking along the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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.

20 circular walks are also included, ranging from 41/4 to 9 miles, taking in the best sections of the canal. The Kennet and Avon Canal is made up of three different sections - two navigable rivers and one man made canal. 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. Find the perfect kennet and avon canal stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now. This guidebook to walking along the Kennet & Avon Canal covers the 94 mile (km) route from Reading to Bristol.

The canal walk is split into 7 stages of fairly easy, level walking, of between 93⁄4 and ⁄2 miles, with advice on splitting on shortening the stages if needed.

The full Kennet and Avon Canal walking trail enjoys 95 miles of gentle canal towpaths and easy paths. The route stays close to the River Avon as it meanders through the North Wessex Downs from Reading to Bristol.

Along the way you will find plenty of beautiful scenery, as well unique insights into England’s industrial history.The Canal Companions are widely available throughout the inland waterways from boatyards, hire bases, chandlers, craft and gift shops and from many outlets by post such as the Canal Bookshop, Audlem; and the Canal Shop, Northants.

Other outlets include Amazon, Stanfords and Waterstones.The route of the Kennet and Avon Canal takes you from the Thames at Reading through some of the nation's best loved landscapes, including West Berkshire - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - and Thatcham, Hungerford, and Pewsey.