Once a busy industrial canal wharf, Aldermaston Wharf is now a picture of tranquillity. It's great place to start exploring the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal.
Address: Aldermaston Wharf, Aldermaston, RG7 4JS
Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: There's parking at Aldermaston Wharf near the cafe and behind the basin
Toilets: There are public toilets
Visit the museum and find out more about the Kennet & Avon Canal
Aldermaston, Newbury, Thatcham, Reading
A hire boat base, so you can watch people setting off on their holidays!
Canal boat holidays (self-drive)
There are some benches dotted along the canal
You may see:
Nearby flooded gravel pits and the canal are wonderful for wildlife. Why not go out spotting - you never know what you might see