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Caen Hill Locks

Avon Road, Devizes SN10 1PR, England
+44 1452 318000
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A great feat of engineering.

We came across Caen hill locks by accident while staying at a campsite nearby. The locks are a very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
anthony w
Lymington, United Kingdom
An experience, never to be forgotten

We navigated these locks after purchasing a narrow boat from Devizes. No real experience but 4 of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Berkeley, United Kingdom
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Avon Road, Devizes SN10 1PR, England
+44 1452 318000
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Reviewed yesterday

We came across Caen hill locks by accident while staying at a campsite nearby. The locks are a very impressive piece of engineering on one of the more attractive parts of the Kennet and Avon canal and well worth a visit.

Thank anthony w
Reviewed 4 days ago

We navigated these locks after purchasing a narrow boat from Devizes. No real experience but 4 of us had a great time, there are a huge number of locks to go through but we teamed up with another boat and cleared the lower lock in...More

Thank HolidayMart
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Coffee a bit bland and had to take a ticket to wait for just a coffee, cafe and toilet slightly grubby, garden had to many dog drinking bowls and a great temptation for small children to play in, a little time and money could make...More

Thank enjoy-travel35
Reviewed 1 week ago

Those Victorians (or whoever) were not going to let the size of the hill get in the way! Some extraordinary engineering to be seen. Well done to all those who keep this up and running. Well worth the visit. The views from the top are...More

Thank Slimdurch
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth a little adventure if you have a few hours to kill on a Sunday afternoon or any afternoon for that matter. Visited Caen Hill on a nice sunny autumn afternoon with a few hours to kill. After a drive from Reading, we...More

Thank Adrian C P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a special part of English Canal life admiring all the different Canal boats of various ages, colours and design. It is very quiet travelling on Canal and quite peaceful. Although the Jazz night was certainly fun to do.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for all to go and see and walk pub at the top and one at the bottom. You can walk all along side the locks and watch people letting the water in or out of the lock Very picturesque

Thank annwatts871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit, 29 locks in all, wow looks lovely, there is a Cafe at the locks to, the walk is lovely and worthwhile, plenty of parking and easy to get to !!

Thank Andy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here and enjoyed the walk by the locks and learning from the canal boaters all about the locks and canal life. Very enjoyable. Loved the cream tea too!

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to spend a couple of hours. It was a great experience to see this piece of engineering working. Would recommend.

Thank Howyou
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Magda R
8 August 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
Maria T
16 April 2016|
Response from Jane W |
Sn10 1pr is at the top of the locks.