Bradford on Avon and the surrounding area has many attractions for all the family. You will always find something to do whatever the weather. Below is a selection of videos, photographs and links to places of of interest and local attractions.
- Bradford on AvonExplore the many shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs in the town and take a wander down to Barton Farm Country Park for either a walk along the river or visit the magnificent 14th Century Tithe Barn, West Barn and small craft shops. On your way don’t miss the Saxon Church, which is one of the oldest churches in England dating back to the 1120s.
- Bradford on Avon River & Barton Farm Country ParkBarton Farm Country Park is a delightful 36-acre countryside facility bounded by the River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal that offers something for everyone – walking, rowing, fishing, nature study or just relaxing with a picnic by the River Avon. The Park was acquired by Wiltshire Council in 1971 and is open to visitors all year round, free of charge.
- Kennet and Avon Canal Bradford on AvonA mecca for cyclists, walkers and boat lovers. The Kennet and Avon Canal Bradford On Avon runs from Bristol to Reading and took 16 years to construct. It was opened in 1810 and used to transport many products by barge and narrow boat along its route. Wandering across some of England’s most beautiful countryside the Kennet and Avon canal links England’s Canals via the River Thames at Reading with the Bristol Channel.
Around the area there are many other attractions and things to do in Bradford on Avon and the surrounding area for all the family. Some examples include – Wookey Hole Caves, which are caves formed in the limestone hills in the village of Wookey Hole. Cheddar Gorge and Caves – A stunning gorge with near vertical cliffs with a labyrinth of underground caves and tunnels. Bristol Zoo – Located about 40 minutes away, provides a fun packed day for all the family.