Darlington Wharf

Darlington Wharf was a stopping place for the Scotch Boats.

Two cyclists on towpath passing moored boats at Darlington Wharf Darlington Wharf, Kennet & Avon Canal

The canal was diverted here to make way for Brunel’s Great Western Railway. Look over the wall to see this amazing feat of engineering.

Open-air public baths used to be here near the wharf, where men and boys could wash.

Download an information sheet about Darlington Wharf.

Listen to an audio tale about Darlington Wharf

Listen to an 'overheard conversation' about Darlington Wharf

How Darlington Wharf used to look.

Sketch of Darlington Wharf in the past

Last date edited: 8 May 2019