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!
Kennet & Avon Canal
ISBN 978 09544916 42