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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On a fine Boxing Day morning, fifty people took the opportunity of a brief opening of the towpath at Studley Grange.

Studley Boxing Day Studley Boxing DayIt is still classified as a work site so it is not accessible by the public. Volunteers led groups of up to ten people walking to the end of the towpath and back. For some people,​ who had been unable​ to get to the AGM​, ​it was their first sight of the restored canal​, ​trying out the seats​ and looking at the interpretation boards, rubbing plates and leaning posts.

Thanks to Steve Bacon for organising​ ​and ​to all those who were involved in the pre-walk preparations.

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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