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Woolhampton to Newbury

Please note that these route pages are a work in progress. The figures below indicate route length; however, not all locks and bridges are included currently, so the time required may be underestimated.

Departure Point:  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 12.898 miles, 18 locks, 0 movable bridges and 0 tunnels. Which will take 1 day, 1 hour and 28 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Woolhampton to Newbury route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Victoria Park
Victoria Park Playground
Monkey Marsh Lock
Thatcham canal
West Berkshire Museum
Kennet and Avon Canal Bridge 53
Oxlease Swing Bridge 33
Widmead Lock
Castle park
Colthrop Lock
Kennet and Avon Canal Bridge 56
Kennet & Avon Canal
Newbury Marina
Kennet and Avon Swing Bridge
Greenham Lock
Ham Mills Lock
Bridge 42 Kennet & Avon Canal
Midgham Lock
Kennet Heath Park

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Catherine Wheel
The Rowbarge Midghami
The Sushi Maki
Bill's Newbury Restaurant
Corn Exchange
Teashop by the Canal
Newbury Park Up
Podium Cafe
The Angel
Chilis Indian Restaurant
Ghassan's Burger & Kebab Bar
The Old London Apprentice
Boswells Espresso
Coach & Horses
Empire Cafe
Toby Carvery

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Further reading and learning about the Woolhampton to Newbury route


Related Nicholson Guide:
Grand Union, Oxford & the South East - Nicholson Guide No 1

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