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Dundas Aqueduct

The spectacular Dundas Aqueduct on the Kennet & Avon Canal is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. That means it's as important as Stonehenge!


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General information

Address: Brassknocker Basin, Monkton Combe, BA2 7JD

Visit time: 2hrs

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: There's a car park at the visitor centre at Brassknocker Basin

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Free visitor guide

Great for

Hire a bike and visit Avoncliff Aqueduct also built by John Rennie and opened in 1801

  • Dog walking
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Canoeing


Somerset Coal Canal, Brassknocker Basin, Avoncliff Aqueduct

Spot a boat

Chances are you'll see some narrowboats, and if you're in luck one may go over the aqueduct!


  • The Angelfish Restaurant

    At Canal Visitor Centre

Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are some benches dotted along the canal


You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Kingfisher
  • Bats
  • Heron

A super stretch of idyllic canal where you'll see plenty of water birds