Category: Canals

How far can you get in a week? 0

How far can you get in a week?

How far will your Canal Experience holiday take you? If you are new to boating, in a 7 day hire period you would be able to cruise from our base at Burghfield probably to...

Weather Update: Kennet and Avon Canal 0

Weather Update: Kennet and Avon Canal

Water Shortages and Flooding on the Kennet and Avon Canal. Canal Experience update. There are no water shortages at the moment.  The water tables are high so flooding may occur after heavy rainfall.  ...

Southcote Lock 104 0

Southcote Lock 104

The Soutcote has a rise/fall of 5 ft 3 in (1.65 m), it was also engineered under the suepervision of John Hore of Newbury between 1813 and 1832. The next lock onwards is Burghfield...

Garston Lock 102 K&A 0

Garston Lock 102 K&A

Garston Lock No 102 on the Kennet and Avon Canal near Theale Berks

St Peters Church Woolhampton Berkshire 0

St Peters Church Woolhampton Berkshire

St Peter’s Church Woolhampton Built in 1857 in Berkshire

Hanham Lock No 1 K&A 0

Hanham Lock No 1 K&A

Hanham Lock is situated on the River Avon, at the village of Hanham near Bristol, England.Hanham Lock is the first lock east of Netham where boats leave the Bristol Floating Harbour. A weir carries...

History of Newbury (reference only) 0

History of Newbury (reference only)

Newburys Breweries http://www.newbury.net/forum/m-1255428053/  http://www.localhistories.org/newbury.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newbury,_Berkshire       The history of Newbury – a tale of corn, wool, horses and phones. British, Celts, Romans and Saxons had all farmed the Kennet Valley before a Norman...

West Berkshire Museum Newbury 0

West Berkshire Museum Newbury

PLEASE NOTE CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT following grant funding Address: The Wharf Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5AS, England (map) +44 01635 30511 Nearby the Market Place, the museum is Housed in the Grade 1 listed 17th...