Crofton to Great Bedwyn walk

Are you in need of recharging?

Our canals and rivers offer spaces on your doorstep to relax and reconnect when we need them the most.

Fabulous canal and countryside scenery with some history thrown in too. Enjoy this circular walk from Crofton Pumping Station to Great Bedwyn, taking in stretches of the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Friends laughing on the towpath Location: Kennet & Avon Canal

The walk begins at Crofton Pumping Station which is owned by the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust and is home to two historic Cornish beam engines.

These are the oldest working steam engines in the world still performing the job they were built to do.

Start point: Crofton Pumping Station, Marlborough, SN8 3DN

End point: Crofton Pumping Station, Marlborough, SN8 3DN (via Great Bedwyn)

Distance: seven miles

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