Canal Boat Hire Location :
Hilperton Marina

Hilperton is located near the Kennet and Avon in Wiltshire.

Visit Bath for The Roman Baths and Pump Rooms, cruise to Bradford on Avon for its wealth of antique shops, travel over the River Avon on the Dundas Aqueduct.

Marina Address : Hammond Way, Trowbridge, Wiltshire. BA14 8RS

Directions to Hilperton Marina

By car: Located between Staverton and Hilperton Marsh, the marina is indicated by a narrowboat symbol on a local brown tourist road sign. Exit the M4 at junction 17, and take the A350 (Chippenham) to Melksham. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit - Holt B3107.

Turn left immediately after the Toll Gate pub (Staverton / Hilperton / Trowbridge).

From Staverton, follow the brown local road signs. Hilperton Marina, Hammond Way is at the junction of the B3105 and B3106. Check in at the glass walled building on stilts, at the side of the canal.

By rail: The nearest rail station is Trowbridge, where we are just a short taxi ride away. Trowbridge rail station can be reached from London Waterloo, or Bath.

For information about train timetables and ticket costs, for all mainline rail transport please go to www.thetrainline.com.

By air: From London airports: Make your way via the London Underground, bus or taxi to London Waterloo station. From there take a train to Trowbridge as above. From Bristol: Take a taxi to the marina (about 45 minutes).

 

 

 

Things to do from Hilperton Marina

Hilperton - One of the Uks largest villages in the county of Wiltshire and separated from Trowbridge by only a few fields the Kennett and Avon weaves through the village leading to spectacular scenery between the Thames and the River Avon at Bristol.

Bath - Visitors to Bath can take advantage of the many waterside walks from the gentle tow paths of the beautiful Kennett and Avon Canal to the banks of the River Avon Walk follow in the footsteps of the Romans at the Roman Baths marvel at The Royal Crescent one of Bath's best known landmarks.

Bristol - A vibrant 21st century city and a relaxing waterside destination most famous for the engineering feats of Isambard Kingdom Brunel no visit would be complete without a walk across the Clifton Suspension Bridge marvel at the Floating Harbour one of England's most exciting arts and entertainment centres view SS Great Britain and spend hours of fun at the premier leisure destination At-Bristol.

Reading - Enjoy a stroll along the Thameside Promenade and admire the many swans that gather near Caversham Bridge or stroll along the towpaths of the River Thames and the Kennet & Avon Canal the town is famous for its association with the writer Oscar Wilde, who was imprisoned at Reading (HM Prison) and after his release wrote 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol' now famous for two annual music festivals the Reading Festival and WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) the town also has a number of arts centres with concert halls and galleries

Newbury - Situated on the River Kennett and the Kennett and Avon Canal and surrounded by the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the downland to the south rises providing views which include Watership Down, made famous in the novel by Richard Adams, the town centre contains many 17th century buildings and is well known for the racecourse and the adjoining former USAF airbase at Greenham Common. Newbury - Situated on the River Kennett and the Kennett and Avon Canal and surrounded by the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the downland to the south rises providing views which include Watership Down, made famous in the novel by Richard Adams, the town centre contains many 17th century buildings and is well known for the racecourse and the adjoining former USAF airbase at Greenham Common.


Canal Boats operating out of Hilperton Marina

Blue Goose from Hilperton (8 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Blue Rock Thrush from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Chapmans Rusty from Hilperton (4 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Corn Bunting from Hilperton (5 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Dusky Conure from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Egyptian Goose from Hilperton (8 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Ivory Gull from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Jobi Red from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Lesser Spotted Eagle from Hilperton (7 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Marsh Owl from Hilperton (10 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Marsh Wren from Hilperton (4 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Mediterranean Gull from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Mottled Weaver from Hilperton (4 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Mute Swan from Hilperton (12 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Olive Thrush from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Red Necked Grebe from Hilperton (4 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Sabines Gull from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Sea Eagle from Hilperton (7 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Sedge Wren from Hilperton (4 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Snowy Owl from Hilperton (10 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Sun Lark from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Swainsons Thrush from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Tawny Lark from Hilperton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
White Faced Heron from Hilperton (5 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
White Fronted Goose from Hilperton (8 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Yellow Warbler from Hilperton (8 berth) See what we have available for this boat >

Local Information

Taxis: Alpha Taxis Tel: 01225 753218 / 0800 371297
1st County Cars Tel: 01225 352173 / 0800 2980630

Accommodation: Please check www.hotelshopuk.com or www.laterooms.com for special rates.

Bike Hire: Bradford on Avon - http://www.ttcycles.co.uk

Bath & Dundas Canal Co. - Bath 01225 722292 - Website http://www.bathcanal.com

Bath by Cycle - Bath 01225 807881 - Website http://www.bathbycycle.com

Henley Cycles - Henley on Thames - 01491 578984 - Website http://henleycycles.co.uk


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