Get ready, get set, Kayak!

on 11 April 2018.

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The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race was held on Sunday 31st March, bringing shoals of spectators to our canal side to witness this prestigious race.

The race which begins in Devizes, Wiltshire and finishes downstream of Westminster Bridge in central London has been held annually over the Easter Weekend since 1948.

It is a severe test of skill, physical and mental stamina as participants endure 125 miles, with 77 portages. Despite the drizzle, participants were in good humour when they disembarked at Hungerford.

Hungerford's avid and truly committed photographer Tony Bartlett was on the scene to catch the event and we were delighted to receive his fabulous images.

Find out more about the race.

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