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.
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
Take a boat trip and discover more about the Kennet & Avon Canal
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 visit: http://www.cp-plus.co.uk/clients/bradford-on-avon/
A hire boat base, so you can watch people setting off on their holidays!
Family run cafe
Traditional canal side pub
Bar & restaurant
There are some benches dotted along the canal
Visit Bradford-on-Avon Wharf and discover why it was such a busy place in the 1850s
You may see:
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