Bathampton is a pretty village on the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal. What better starting place for a great family day out exploring a canal!
Address: Mill Lane, Bathampton, Bath, BA2 6TR
Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs
Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: There is a car park for patrons of the pub
Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café
Cycle up the towpath to Claverton Pumping Station, built by John Rennie to supply water to the canal
Lots to see in near by Bath City Centre, Sydney Gardens, Pump House Chimney, Cleveland House, Darlington Wharf, Sydney Wharf, Baird's Maltings, Thrimble Mill to name but a few...
Chances are you'll see some narrowboats pass through the peaceful countryside
Moored near Bathampton Bridge
There are lots of picnic opportunities on the banks of the Kennet & Avon Canal, so bring your rug and enjoy the tranquil sounds of canal-side life
You may see:
The canal is a green ribbon running through the town, get out and see some great domestic wildlife and experience nature close at hand