Avon County Rowing Club

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Facilities: The clubhouse, site and facilities at ACRC

saltfordrowingcentresign876px_2Avon County Rowing Club is located in Saltford, about half-way between Bath and Bristol. We row on the River Avon, where we have about four kilometres of quiet water, including a straight of about 1250 metres.

In partnership with Bristol University and Monkton Combe School we have been able to build a brand new boathouse and club house, which was opened in 2014 by Olympian, Alex Partridge.   

The standard of boating equipment at Avon County is excellent. This is thanks mainly to some recent grants from the National Lottery and Foundation for Sports and the Arts.


(above) It's Boxing Day 1999 and the Boxing Day Sprints Regatta gets changed to a "who can walk the farthest away from the boathouse without filling their wellies" competition. Rare amounts of rain can cause disruption to rowing activity!

Each year there are three races held on the river at Saltford: Monkton Bluefriars, Bristol University and Avon County HoRR's.