SU2864 : Bedwyn Wharf

taken 10 years ago, near to Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Bedwyn Wharf
Bedwyn Wharf
After this section of canal was opened, about 1796, there was a large wharf here, serving Bedwyn and the surrounding agricultural land. The canal was the M4 of its day.
Today it is still a thriving place. There are moorings and boat engineering and repair facilities. It is also the home of the boats of The Bruce Trust, a charity that provides canal holidays for disabled people. Two of their wide-beam boats are seen here, Hannah and (probably) Rebecca. The boats all have wheelchair lifts for access and full wheelchair circulating space inside. Their website is here LinkExternal link
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SU2864, 80 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 22 April, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 May, 2009
Category
Wharf   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 280 644 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.6833N 1:35.9194W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 280 643
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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