Directions                                                           

Falcon Adam,
Aldermaston Wharf,
Padworth,
near Reading

From Reading:

  • Follow A4 towards Newbury
  • At a distance of four miles from the M4, turn left onto the A340 signposted Basingstoke.
  • Drive over the railway bridge after 200 yards, turn left signposted Kennet and Avon Canal Visitors Centre.
  • Park in Visitors Centre car park.

From Newbury:

  • Follow A4 towards Reading
  • Continue through Thatcham & Woolhampton
  • Three miles after Woolhampton, turn right onto A340 signposted Basingstoke
  • Follow above to Visitors Centre car park.

Vehicles should not be left in the Visitors Centre car park.

Follow the towpath to the right out of the car park. Cross the A340 road by the Canal Bridge and proceed up the left hand side of the canal until you see the boats.