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Kennet and Avon history engineering architecture and trade
Jane Austin Centre
Royal Crescent Bath
Claverton Manor American Museum
Limpley Stoke Bridge 175
Limpley Stoke Bridge and Hop Pole Pub
Claverton Puming Station
Treenwood bridge 171
Ladydown bridge 169
Wildbrook Bridge 170
Ladydown Bridge Hilperton
Do I have to pay for Fuel?
Are there any Buoyancy Aids?
Do I need a Licence?
Do I Need Insurance?
Q. Where can I moor?
Q. Can I fish?
Q. How are the boats heated?
Q. What time do I collect and return the boat?
Q. What happens if I have problems during our trip?
Q. Are there plenty of pubs?
Q. Where can I do my shopping?
Q. What is there to do in the area?
Kings Arms Hilperton Trowbridge
Q. What facilities are there on the boat?
Q. What do I need to bring with me?
Q. Do you supply bedding?
Q. What size boats have you got?
Q. How do I find you?
Q. How can I pay?
Q. Can I bring my pets?
Q. Can I use my hairdryer/laptop/play station/mobile phone?
Q. How do locks work?
Q. I have never boated before. Can I still hire a boat?
Can I see the boat before booking?
Semington Locks Buckley 15 Barratt’s Lock 16
St Georges Church Semington Wiltshire
Semington Acquaduct over Road
The Barge Pub Seend
Seend Top Lock 21 K&A
Three Magpies Pub Sells Green Melksham Wiltshire
Wilcot Golden Swan Pub
Crown Inn Pub Bishop Cannings
All Cannings Wiltshire
Allington Wiltshire K&A
Horton Wiltshire K&A
Wootton Rivers K&A
Bruce Tunnel K&A near Burbage
Wilton Water K&A near Crofton
Pewsey The Heritage Centre K&A
Brassmill Pub, Keynsham
The Lock Keeper Pub, Keynsham
Chequers Pub, Bristol
Old Lock & Weir Pub, Bristol K&A
Beeses Bar & Tea Gardens
Hanham Lock 1 K&A
Keynsham Lock 2 K&A
Swineford Lock 3 K&A
Saltford Lock 4 K&A
Kelston Lock 5 K&A
Weston Lock 6 K&A
Widcombe Lock 7 K&A
Bath Deep Lock 9-8 K&A
Wash House Lock 10 K&A
Horseshoe Bridge Lock 11 K&A
Pulteney Gardens Lock 12 K&A
Bath Top Lock 13 K&A
Bradford-on-Avon 14 K&A
Buckley’s Lock 15 K&A
Barrett’s Lock 16 K&A
Seend Locks 21-17 K&A
Foxhanger Locks 28-22 K&A
Winter River Scene at Sonning
Caen Hill Locks 43-29 K&A
Boat at Sonning on River Thames
Sonning River Scene River Thames
Town End of the Devizes Flight 50-44 K&A
Shiplake On Thames River Scene
Shiplake Lock River Thames
Wooton Rivers Lock 51 K&A
Shiplake River Thames
River Scene at Shepperton
Heathy Close Lock 52 K&A
Brimslade Lock 53 K&A
Cadley Lock 54 K&A
Crofton Locks 63-55 K&A
Church Lock 64 K&A
Burnt Mill Lock 65 K&A
Potter’s Lock 66 K&A
Little Bedwyn Lock 67 K&A
Oakhill Down Lock 68 K&A
Froxfield Middle Lock 69 K&A
Froxfield Bottom Lock 70 K&A
Picketfield Lock 71 K&A
Cobbler’s Lock 72 K&A
Hungerford Marsh Lock 73 K&A
Hungerford Lock 74 K&A
Dunmill Lock 75 K&A
Wire Lock 76 K&A
Brunsden Lock 77 K&A
Kintbury Lock 78 K&A
Dreweat’s Lock 79 K&A
Copse Lock 80 K&A
Hamstead Lock 81 K&A
Benham Lock 82 K&A
Higg’s Lock 83 K&A
Guyer’s Lock 84 K&A
Newbury Lock 85 K&A
Greenham Lock 86 K&A
Ham Lock 87 K&A
Bull’s Lock 88 K&A
Widmead Lock 89 K&A
Aldermaston Lock 95 K&A
Padworth Lock 96 K&A
Towney Lock 97 K&A
Old Bluecoats School Thatcham
Coach and Horses Pub near K&A Canal on Bath Rd
Colthrop Lock 91
Midgham Lock 92
Heales Lock 93
Burghfield Lock 103 near Reading and our base
Cunning Man Pub near Burghfield Bridge
Southcote Lock 104
Spring Inn Bath Road Sulhamstead Berks
Fobney Lock No 105
County Lock 106 Kennet and Avon Canal
Garston Lock 102 K&A
Folly Farm Grade House Sulhamstead Berks K&A
Volunteer Pub Theale Berks K&A
Theale Swing Bridge
Post 1 to update theale
The Butt Inn
Englefield House viewable from Aldermaston Wharf
Team Rooms and Visitor Centre at Aldermaston Wharf
St Peters Church Woolhampton Berkshire
History of the Tipi
Rowbarge Pub & Restaurant Woolhampton K&A
Douai Abbey near Woolhampton
Woolhampton lock No 94, K&A
Tyle Mill Lock No 99 nr Sulhamstead Berks K&A
Sheffield Lock No 101 near Theale Berks K&A OS SU6470
Sulhamstead Lock No 100 K&A
Dundas Aqueduct near Bradford-on-Avon
Hampton Court History of a Building
What is included in the price?
BMF British Marine Federation
Considerate Boaters – Good news for everyone
Hire Boat Handover
KATA Kennet & Avon Trade Association
River and Canal Rescue Gold Members with 24×7 Service
FSB Federation of Small Business Members
Member of Tourism South East 2011
SuperCLinks to test
Can I Book a Short break Mid-week?
Bristol Floating Harbour K&A
Hanham Lock No 1 K&A
History of Newbury (reference only)
West Berkshire Museum Newbury
Ham Lock No 87 Berkshire K&A
Greenham Lock 86 K&A
Guyer’s Lock No 84 K&A
Weavers Cottages Newbury K&A
Corn Exchange Arts Centre Newbury K&A
Newbury Wharf K&A
Newbury Lock No 85 K&A
Canal and River Map
Newbury K&A OS Reference
Burbage Bridge 104
Tadpole Bridge River Thames
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kingston upon th post test number 1
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Additional Weeks Discount 25%
Book 2 boats for a week or more and get 15% discount
Refer a Friend and Earn £50 GBP
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Will a canal boat holiday suit us?
What can we do on our canal trip?
Where can we go?
What kind of holiday can we expect on a Canal Boat
How can I Pay?
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What to Pack for Your Canal Boat Holiday?
Where to Go and What Does it Cost?
Canal Side Accommodation
What Do I Need to Know and Do on a Canal Boat Holiday?
How to be a Considerate Boater
Terms and Conditions – Tipi Teepee Hire
Hungerford Berks on Kennet and Avon Canal
Booking Calendar Google Apps Demo
Henley On Thames
How to Obtain my Thames Licence and Why it is Needed?
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Where We Are
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Persons of Interest Isambard Kingdom Brunel
John Wood the Younger
Place of Interest Buildings Churches and Cathedrals
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Routes Kennet and Avon Canal Aldermaston Wharf K&A
Bradford on avon Limpley Stoke
Horton and Allington Bishop Cannings
Seend and Semington K&A Seend
Swineford and Saltford Kelston
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