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Hungerford & Return.

Start From Hilperton Marina

From Hilperton Marina
Cruising days : 7
Cruising hours : 42 hours
Locks : 120

 

This cruise takes you up the fantastic Caen Flight of locks, this flight of 16 locks must be the most impressive anywhere on the Uks waterways.

The flight of 16, is part of a longer 29 lock flight that takes you into the lovely old country market town of Devizes. 

Cruise through the vale of Pewsey through lush Wiltshire countryside with scattered canalside villages to the town of Hungerford in Berkshire.

Map

The Hungerford and return Canal Boat Holidays Route

Useful Information

Caen Flight of Locks- one of the Wonders of the waterways Website

Wadworth's Brewery in Devizes www.wadworth.co.uk

Devizes Museum contains one of the finest prehistoric collections in Europe, also Roman finds Website Tel. 01380 727369

Devizes Visitor centre- interactive exhibition showing the medieval origins of the town Website Tel. 01380 729408

Kennet & Avon Canal trust -award winning museum tracing the history of the Canal Website Tel. 01380 721279

Wharf Theatre- small canalside theatre in Devizes holding a variety of performances throughout the year Website Tel. 01380 724741

Tourist Information centre Website Tel. 01380 729408

Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Wilts- contains the oldest original working beam engine in the world Website Tel. 01380 729408

Hungerford Tourist information www.hungerford.uk.net

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