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Devizes Wharf

The Kennet & Avon Canal is a great favourite with many people. A few minutes from the centre of Devizes lies Devizes Wharf, a great place to start exploring the canal.

General information

Address: The Wharf, Wharf Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1EB

Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs

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

Parking: There's a public pay & display car park

Toilets: For customers of the museum/pub/café

Free visitor guide

Great for

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

  • Dog Walking
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Canoeing (slipway at the wharf)

Nearby

Kennet & Avon Canal Trust Museum, Caen Hill Locks, The Wadworth Brewery

Spot a boat

You should see some narrowboats

Refreshments

Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are some benches dotted along the canal

Trails

  • Devizes Wharf Trail

    Can you stop thieves stealing precious goods from the warehouse in Devizes? Travel back in time with this trail to find out about the job of a Victorian wharfinger on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Devizes Canal Museum

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Mallard ducks
  • Coots
  • Moorhens

There are lots of ducks here for the kids to feed and you're guaranteed to see some elegant swans glide past