Cruising Route


Canal Boat Holidays
Newbury & Return.

Start From Hilperton Marina

From Hilperton Marina
Cruising days : 10/11
Cruising hours : 52
Locks : 140

Beyond Hungerford the canal shares the valley with both the railway and the River Kennet, beginning to use the river course as the navigation.

The Kennet & Avon Canal is so central to Newbury that the main shopping street passes directly over it.


The Newbury & Return Canal Boat Holidays Route

Useful Information

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

Wadworth's Brewery in Devizes

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 Tel. 01380 729408

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

Wharf Theatre- small canalside theatre in Devizes holding a variety of performances throughout the year

Tourist Information centre Tel. 01380 729408

Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Wilts- contains the oldest original working beam engine in the

Hungerford Tourist information

District Muesum in Tel. 01635 30511

Newbury racecourse Website Tel. 01635 40015

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