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Amazing engineering acheviement

Amazing feat of human engineering and fascinating to watch the boats traveling through the locks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Human achievement...

Followed the signs out of Devizes on the Bath road, towards Rowde and then turned off onto the lane... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Avon Road, Devizes SN10 1PR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing feat of human engineering and fascinating to watch the boats traveling through the locks and the ease with which the system works, you can spend a lot of time there just watching the canal boats traveling through the lock staircase

Thank andyh1961
Reviewed 6 days ago

Followed the signs out of Devizes on the Bath road, towards Rowde and then turned off onto the lane that leads up to the car parks via many sleeping policeman. From the car park, its a short walk to the tea room/cottage where the car...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not 'into' canal barging as such (if that's a term?), but I love a countryside walk and if there's something interesting to look at all the better. This flight of locks (see, I learned something) was completed in 1810 and is a set of...More

Thank howiet1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent challenge for photography from the flight of locks to the wild life, who do not always give you chance to change the camera lens, walking along the canal gives you exercise without effort.

Thank 149ceceliad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come here when I'm down and when I'm happy . It can get busy and is exciting to watch the barges. You can help with the lock gates if you wish! A beautiful part of the Kennet and Avon canal. Well cared for ....More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caen lock is the perfect place to spend a few pleasant hours with friends and family. From the car park (£1 payable at the tearooms ) it is a short stroll to the locks where you can usually see a canal boat or two navigating...More

Thank Lin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a beautiful walk down the edge of the canal locks yesterday enjoying the views. At the bottom we photographed the rise of locks which is beautiful. We sat on the only bench available at the bottom and enjoyed watching the canal boats going...More

Thank Chaz C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from the camp site at Sells Green to the bottom of the Locks and then walked up to the top of the locks. It is a lovely walk to the top. There is a cafe 3/4 of the way up with a pub...More

Thank OriginalOldGoat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lock rise 234 ft in 2 miles. There are a group of 16 locks which form the steepest part of the Caen Hill lock. Great to walk along watching the Canal boats navigate through them. If you walk to the bottom be prepared for...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this walk 5 minutes walk from The Bear Hotel, its about 4 miles if you walk up and down - there is a circular walk but is partly on main roads so i recommend walking up to the tea rooms and starting there, there...More

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March 28, 2018|
Response from BigManEngland | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for not getting back to you. However I wouldn't have known the answer anyway. Sorry.
Magda R
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Mohawk1946 | Reviewed this property |
You can hire narrow boats but I couldn't tell for how long sorry