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We've had many a pleasant trip to this location. Really good for long walks both ways along the canal. The cafe in the cottage has been helpful and friendly. But today was the first visit after the redevelopment of the area. The pay and display...More
We had planned to visit today, walk along the canal & then visit the visitor centre/ cafe for lunch. Unfortunately despite the car park signs showing it is possible to park all day, as you would expect at a visitor centre for the canal, it...More
The visitor centre had recently re-opened. We arrived in an almost empty carpark, parked our motor the wrong way round, due to the very faint bay markings, and was promptly, and somewhat curtly told to move our vehicle.
The coffee's that we ordered weren't hot...More
Great place to come fishing on the River Kennet at this location for chub that are quite easy to catch and also to catch shy, hard fighting Kennet barbel. Favourite baits vary but luncheon meat or curry powdered luncheon meat can be deadly.
Boating, mooring and having a pit stop in this lovely part of the K&A is always a pleasure and have always met the most interesting people, whether boaters, dogwalkers,cyclists or families, I highly recommend it.
We just stopped over here on our canal walk from Newbury to Reading, I had a strawberry tart and a coffee, both were good, my partner had an ice-lolly.
Various snacks available including a full breakfast during certain hours.
Great place to stop, inside is...More
We hired a canal boat from Friday to Monday. There were 6 of us.
Absolutely loved the barge. Everything was explained to us before leaving and tuition was given on the boat and locks etc. Friendly supportive staff who I couldn't fault.
We were also...More