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Hungerford Wharf

Once a busy industrial canal wharf, Hungerford Wharf is now a picture of tranquility. And a great place to start exploring the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal!

General information

Address: High Street, Town Centre, Hungerford, RG17 0DN

Visit time: 3hr - 4hrs

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

Parking: There is pay & display parking available in town. There is parking on the High Street, Church Street and Station Road

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Free visitor guide

Great for

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

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Canoe Trail 1; ; http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/canoe-trails/hungerford-to-newbury
  • Canoe Trail 2; ; http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/canoe-trails/crofton-to-hungerford


Historic Market Town, Kintbury, Crofton Beam Engines

Spot a boat

You should see some narrowboats


Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are benches dotted along the canal



You may see:

  • Kingfishers
  • Coots
  • Moorhens
  • Little Grebe
  • Mallard Tufted Duck
  • Mute Swans

Lush green water meadows, weeping willows, water voles, kingfishers, sparkling chalk streams, quirky canal bridges - it's difficult to believe that all this lies just a short stroll along the towpath!