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Seend Locks

The five locks at Seend on the Kennet & Avon Canal were once a hive of activity with trade. Today, they are a picture of tranquility.

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General information

Address: Seend Cleeve, SN12 6QB

Visit time: 1hr

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

Parking: There's a small parking area next to the bridge and a car park for patrons of the pub

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Free visitor guide

Great for

Cycle a mile along the towpath to Semington Bottom Lock, the junction with the Wilts & Berks Canal. Long abandoned, this canal is now being restored

  • Dog walking
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Canoeing

Nearby

Dundas Aqueduct, Bradford on Avon, Avoncliff Aqueduct, Devizes

Spot a boat

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

Refreshments

Picnic spot

There's some lovely woodland you can picnic in/around

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Coots
  • Moorhens
  • Water voles

The Kennet & Avon Canal is important for wildlife conservation. Look out for kingfishers, mute swans, coots, moorhens and herons