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Bradford-on-Avon Wharf

Bradford-on-Avon Wharf was once the busiest wharf on the Kennet & Avon Canal. Today, it's a great place to spot historic canal features.


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General information

Address: Canal & River Trust car park (P&D), Baileys Barn, Off Moulton, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1BX

Visit time: 2hr - 3hrs

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

Parking: There is a Canal & River Trust pay & display car park at Baileys Barn, off Moulton Drive Visit our 'nearby' section for further details on parking.

Toilets: There are public toilets on site

Free visitor guide

Great for

Take a boat trip and discover more about the Kennet & Avon Canal

  • Dog walking
  • Walking
  • Cycling hire
  • Canoe hire


Historic Market Town, Tithe Barn, Barton Farm Country Park

There is a Canal & River Trust pay & display car park at Baileys Barn, off Moulton Drive. For more information on parking and prices see cp-plus.co.uk  

Spot a boat

A hire boat base, so you can watch people setting off on their holidays!


Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are some benches dotted along the canal



You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Bats
  • Kingfishers
  • Moorhens
  • Heron
  • Water voles

Swans, moorhens, coots and ducks are all common sights along the length of the canal. You may also spot water voles, and once the sun has finally set, bats can be seen feeding on flying insects above the canal.