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The above postcode is for Thatcham Station

From Newbury (Northcroft Recreation Centre)


Retrace route from NRC to A4.
At T junction turn right in front of Robert Sandiland's School.
Straight over next roundabout, stay on A4
Follow signs A4 to Thatcham and Reading
Continue on A4 to Thatcham and on through the town
Leave town, passing Texaco petrol station on lefthand side
Straight over at 1st roundabout
Take 2nd exit off next roundabout, signed "Station"
To next roundabout, 1st exit "Crookham"
Go across level crossing and park in station car park

PARKING - park on left in station car par, pay & display.
Access to lock by foot is across the level crossing, turn right along the canal side to lock, heading west.

Map - Click SAT for aerial view

Colthrorp

The next vantage point is Colthrop Lock