Restoring all 70 miles of the Wilts & Berks canal to create a tranquil public waterside park for walking, cycling, fishing & boating.
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The Mary Archard is a "Wheelyboat" with a bow door that raises and lowers.

Mary Archard 1Mary Archard 2This configuration makes it very easy to get wheel chair and less able users aboard and makes our canal more accessible for all to enjoy.

Many members and supporters turned up on a lovely Saturday to wave her off on her first official trip on the Wilts & Berks along a section where bunds have recently been removed and a whole kilometre of waterway is now open for the first time in over 100 years.

Croft Road.PNG.galleryCanal Extension Plans

More good news for the canal on the planning front in Swindon! This will extend the length in East Wichel right up to Croft Road, given that a short stretch between here & East Wichel, including a lock, needs constructing.

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