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Path name with direction arrow / River Avon Trail waymarksKennet and Avon Canal Walk

Bath & NE Somerset, Bristol, Reading, W Berkshire, Wiltshire

151 km / 94 miles
Linking the River Thames at Reading with the River Avon near Bath and also the Thames Path to the Cotswold Way National Trails, it follows the canal through Thatcham, Hungerford, Pewsey, Devizes, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath and Bristol. In Bath the canal is joined by the waymarked River Avon Trail. The two trails part company in Bristol city centre where the Canal Walk finishes.


Details:

Waymark: Path name with direction arrow / River Avon Trail waymarks
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Path name with direction arrow / River Avon Trail waymarks
Attributes: Easy
Canal
River
Start: SU731739 - Confluence of River Kennet and River Thames, Reading, Reading View on StreetMap
Finish: ST586729 - Neptune Statue, Bristol, Bristol View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Kennet & Avon Canal Jason McDonald's Walking Pages - Kennet & Avon Canal Path Rambles & Brambles - Kennet & Avon Canal Southern Walks - Kennet And Avon Canal

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook River Thames and Southern Waterways: Waterways Guide 7 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2017 )
Guidebook Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal : the full canal walk and 20 day walks  (Cicerone Press  - 2016 )
Guidebook Julia Bradbury's canal walks  (Frances Lincoln (an imprint of Quarto)  - 2011 )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Route Profile:

151.5 km (94.1 miles)
993 m (3,258 ft) ascent
155 m (509 ft)  maximum height

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