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Chard Canal

Now derelict, the Chard Canal was a tub boat canal that linked the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal to Chard in Somerset.

Things to do nearby

Moored boats at the Bridgwater docks on the Bridgwater and Taunton canal.
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat

Facts & Stats

13.5 miles

(22km)

1 lock

Plus 4 inclined planes, 4 aqueducts and 3 tunnels

1842

Year opened

Waterway notes

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