Bristol Avon Navigation

The Bristol Avon Navigation runs from the Kennet and Avon Canal at the tail of Hanham Lock to the Bristol Channel at Avonmouth, over a distance of 14.5 miles (23.3km) with 2 locks.

The maximum size of boat that can navigate throughout the Bristol Avon is
length: 80' (24.4 metres)
beam: 17' 8" (5.4 metres)
height: 10' 2" (3.1 metres)
draught: 6' 3" (1.9 metres)



IWA Branch

Avon and Wilts

Navigation Authority

Bristol City Council
Harbour Master’s Office, Underfall Yard, Cumberland Road, BRISTOL, BS1 6XG.
T: 0117 9031484
Bristol City Council website

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