Kennet & Avon Canal Cycle Route

Kennet and Avon Canal Information

Where: Bristol to Reading via Bath
Distance: 100 miles (160km)
Level: Easy
Type: Mainly greenway / Linear
Accommodation: 27 places to stay
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This is a perfect route for inexperienced cyclists looking to do a long distance route. From West to East it follows the famous Bristol and Bath Railway Path before joining the tranquil Kennet & Avon Canal and is pretty much entirely flat and the way to Reading.

There is an on-road section in the middle but the roads are very quiet. Not suitable for some race road bikes due to slightly rough surfaces in places.

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