Kennet & Avon Canal Trust
To Protect, Maintain and Enhance
Registered Charity Number: 209206
ABOUT THE TRUST
The kennet & Avon Canal Trust has been in existence for over 50 years.
The Trust's aims
To protect, maintain and enhance the waterway through positive involvement and partnership with the canal management, Local Government and others;
To protect and enhance the waterway through fund raising, campaigning, funding and resource provisions;
To support and increase Trust membership, canal volunteering and canal community networking;
To protect, enhance and promote the waterway and it's story through the trust museum, pumping stations, shops boats and branch networks;
To raise awareness of the canal and its potential.
The Trust's membership reflects the wide range of activities that the canal provides - boating, cycling, fishing, walking and the pursuit of wildlife and heritage interests. If you want to support us, or help us in our work, then please contact us.
OPENED AUGUST 2012
Canal Trust Cafe opened on Saturday11th August 2012, located on the Wharf, couch lane, Devizes.
Souvineer shop and Museum also open 7 days a week and boat trips on Wednesday, Saturday, Sundays and Throughout August an extra trip on thursdays please call for more information.
Other Cafe's are at The Wharf Newbury, Crofton Pumping Station and The Wharf side cafe Bradford on Avon
WIDE BEAM CANAL BOAT TRIPS
We have four canal boats that can be hired on charters or you can go on our public trips and themed trips
Our boats are located at
Newbury (Jubilee) please call 07716460562 for more information
Hungerford (The Rose of Hungerford) please call 07824859629 for more information
Devizes (The Kenavon Venture) please call 07827587881 for more information
Bradford on Avon ( The Barbara Mac) please call 07503445393 for more information
Or visit our website www.katrust.org.uk
At Great Bedwyn we have Crofton Beam Engines they are the oldest working steam dengines in the world still performing the job they were built for. They are set in unspoilt wiltshire countryside close to the old market town of Marlborough.
There is a Cafe, Gift shop & Grounds open every day March 9th to October 6th inclusive 10.30 - 5.00 pm
Special weekends when the beam engines are in steam are July 27 & 28, August 24,25 & 26 and September 28 & 29 please visit there web site www.croftonbeamengines.org
Kennet & Avon Canal Trust
The Canal Centre
Phone: 01380 721279
Fax: 01380 727870
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