No Reading is not hell but I rather liked the attention grabbing title. The Kennet is a haven though. Water does this. So peaceful. I love canals and this is a good one and it has gained respect. Many towns turn their backs on these...更多
I do love canals. I find them very picturesque and therapeutic. I've lived by the River Kennet almost all my life so it's kind of special to me. There are lots of beautiful spots by this river, hungerford especially comes to mind.
We took a walking holiday along the kennet and avon canal a few years ago and travelled from Reading to Bath in daily stages whilst staying in pubs mostly along the route. The weather was a bit wet but the scenery varied and interesting. The...更多
Easy to choose a part of the canal to walk from varies guides etc., Generally easy parking near to the canal, tow paths can be muddy in some areas. Can include loops off into the countryside & then back along the canal. Various pubs etc....更多
Went with a couple of friends from Aldermarston to Reading and onto the Thames. A great way to spend a relaxing long weekend. We hired a canal boat from Aldermarston Wharf, the weather was perfect and it was idyllic
The Rose of Hungerford licensed onboard serving hot and cold drinks and snacks.canal barge was just relaxing with 5 skippers onboard we were all safe And people were allowed to help the skipper to unwind from the lock as we went through 2 locks. With...更多