Planning your visit

Address: Station Road, Kintbury, RG17 9UT View on Google map

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.

Go for a bike ride along the towpath, past the water meadows where watercress once thrived in the clear chalk streams. The path will take you past Hungerford Wharf, Crofton Beam Engines and all the way to Newbury.

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Boat trips:

Picnic spot:

There are some benches dotted along the canal

Wildlife spotting:

The Kennet & Avon Canal is important for wildlife conservation. Look out for kingfishers, mute swans, coots, moorhens and herons - take a copy of our free nature spotters' guide if your not sure which is which.

Getting here

By car - there's a canalside car park and parking at the train station

By train - Kintbury Station sits beside the canal - handy that!

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