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Canal boat holidays on the Kennet & Avon Canal

Bradford on Avon

Bradford on Avon Marina, Trowbridge Road, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1UD

Canal boat holidays on the Kennet & Avon Canal

We’re delighted to announce we’ve bought Sally Narrowboats, so we’re now offering canal boat hire on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Bradford on Avon.

The pretty market town of Bradford on Avon has many impressive historic structures and buildings, as well as canalside pubs, independent shops, restaurants and cafes, riverside walks and market streets dating back to the Middle Ages.

On a canal boat holiday from Bradford on Avon you can travel from the foothills of the Cotswolds to the North West Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the mighty River Thames.

On a short break

You can head west to Bath and back, cruising across the impressive Bath stone aqueducts at Avoncliff and Dundas.

Or you can head east to Devizes at the base of the spectacular flight of 29 locks at Caen Hill.

On a week’s holiday

You can travel up the Caen Hill Flight and on to Great Bedwyn, passing through the beautiful Vale of Pewsey and Savernake Forest.

Or experienced boaters can cruise west to Bristol’s Floating Harbour.

On a 10-day or two-week holiday

You can continue heading east to Hungerford, Newbury and Reading.

There’s more information about our canal boat holiday destinations on the Kennet & Avon Canal here

You can book

our six-berth ‘Citrine’ Gem Class narrowboat

four-berth ‘Centaurus’ Constellation Class narrowboat

10-berth ‘Vanora’ Ocean Class narrowboat

online here

Or call us on on 0117 463 3419

To book short breaks on any of the other boats at Bradford on Avon, go through to Sally Narrowboats website

To book weekly breaks on other boats at Bradford on Avon, go through to Sally Narrowboats website

Or call us on on 0117 463 3419

Information about the Pearson (P) or Nicholson (N) Guides for the Kennet & Avon Canal can be found here.


Bradford on Avon Suggested Routes

Short breaks

Bath Top Lock RTN  12 hours, 2 locks

Bath City Centre RTN  14 hours, 14 locks

Foxhanger Wharf RTN  15 hours, 14 locks

Saltford Lock RTN  22 hours, 16 locks

Bristol Floating Harbour RTN  24 hours, 28 locks

Weekly Cruises

Pewsey Wharf RTN  34 hours, 72 locks

Great Bedwyn RTN  46 hours, 100 locks

10 days/14 days

Hungerford RTN  54 hours, 120 locks

Newbury RTN  64 hours, 142 locks

Reading RTN  90 hours, 186 locks

Canal boat holidays on the Kennet & Avon Canal

So why choose Anglo Welsh?

Over 55 years providing unique canal boat holidays in England and Wales.
Modern and spacious narrowboat and wide beam barge hire – from 2 to 12 berths.
Wide choice of narrowboat hire locations and canal boat holiday destinations.
Canal boat holiday routes for novices & experienced boaters.
Flexible holiday booking, no hidden costs.
Family friendly and pet friendly holidays.
Great days out on the water.
Luxury canal boat hire and Thames boating holidays.

Anglo Welsh. So much more than narrowboats

...but don't just take our word for it

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