We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Kintbury

Once a busy industrial canal wharf, Kintbury is now a picture of tranquillity. It's just the place to start exploring the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal.

General information

Address: Station Road, Kintbury, RG17 9UT

Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs

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

Parking: There's a canalside car park and parking at the train station

Toilets: There are public toilets

Free visitor guide

Great for

Go for a bike ride along the towpath, past the water meadows where watercress once thrived in the clear chalk streams

  • Dog walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Canoeing

Nearby

Hungerford, Crofton Beam Engines, Newbury

Spot a boat

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

Refreshments

  • Dundas Arms

    Pub

  • The Blue Ball

    Pub

  • The Prince Of Wales

    Pub

Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are some benches dotted along the canal

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Kingfishers
  • Herons
  • Mandarin ducks
  • Water voles

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