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Kennet & Avon Canal

This guidebook to the Kennet & Avon Canal covers the full story of the canal from its creation 200 years ago to the successful recreation facility it is today.

Inside the book you will find:


  • A detailed guide to the features of the canal.

  • Why it was built and the impact it had on the towns on its route.

  • Who designed it and the role they played in the birth of modern civil engineering.

  • Why it fell into disrepair.

  • How it came to be rejuvenated.

  • The canal's importance during World War II.

  • Maps to help explore the canal all the way from Bristol to Reading.

  • Plus much more!


Price £3.50


ISBN 978 09544916 42


Published 2012

32 pages

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