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


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Planning your visit

Address: Station Road, Kintbury, RG17 9UT

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

Toilets: There are public toilets

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.

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


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Spot a boat

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


  • Dundas Arms


  • The Blue Ball


  • The Prince Of Wales


Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are some benches dotted along the canal


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


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

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