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Kennet and Avon Canal (K&A) Route Map and Guide
The K&A Guide provides maps and an overview of the places you can visit along the Kennet and Avon Canal.

You can browse these pages to select destinations of interest and then use our Free Canal Trip Planner Download to plan your holiday or short break.
What the K&A Canal has to offer?

Outstanding natural beauty, an abundance of wildlife the rich heritage of British industrial engineering and a lovingly restored working canal brought back to it’s former glory and taking on a new role and life. 

The Kennet & Avon Canal starting at it’s junction with the Thames in Reading is the most southerly broad beam canal in England stretching some 87.5 miles (140.7 km) to Bristol.

Hearty hospitality lots to do see and visit…

Latest features from the K&A

Dont miss a stop at the Barge Inn at Honey Street its a must to sample the lifestyle and a great meeting point… built in 1810 to coincide with t[more]

Building on the success and importance of access to the thriving port of Bristol, born out of ideas that were being mooted as early as the the 16th ce[more]

The Jane Austen Centre at 40 Gay Street in Bath is a permanent exhibition which tells the story of Jane’s Bath experience – the effect tha[more]

Royal Crescent Georgian architecture at its best you just should not miss it! [more]

Maps and Guide Help

Click for how to use our online maps to navigate through the guide, or select from our route destinations to find out more...

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Download FREE! Canal Trip Planner

Plan your trip with our free and easy K&A Trip Planner. Work out how far and how long. Integrates handy links to our maps and location pages.

Free Route Planner Download from Canal Experience

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Why not explore the River Thames

Why not try a river trip by canal boat heading out from Reading to Oxford and Lechlade or upstream to the capital towards Windsor and London ...

Thames Mapping and Guide from Canal Experience