Caen Hill Locks – 29.5.16

May 29, 2016 at 4:30 pm

A gloriously sunny day for a gentle walk starting in the village of Poulshot before crossing fields of rapeseed and meadows full of buttercups and noting the Wadworths shire horses in their summer holiday field, to the edge of Devizes. From here the towpath along the Kennet and Avon canal was reached and turning west the walk went along the canal and the impressive Caen Hill Locks. Leaving the canal the walk crossed back over the A361 and through more fields before reaching Poulshot again.


5.61 mile walk starting and ending at Poulshot and taking in Caen Hill Locks

Walkmeter Map


Summer has arrived and the crops are flourishing

Animal highlight of the day – proud (and a bit fierce) mum with her new baby 🙂



blackthorn blossom

Part of this walk is on the White Horse Trail6

 The impressive Caen Hill Locks – a flight of 29 locks on the Kennet and Avon canal