The estates of Oldtown, the Knocks and Keredern (named after a French countess) create a mature parkland ambience. Continue past the bridge on the pedestrian way on the west side of the waterway. From there you can view the well-preserved Naas Gasworks house where boats laden with coal once unloaded their cargoes for the town gasworks which supplied Naas householders with light and cooking fuel. Poets and artists have drawn inspiration from this section of canal through the years. The fact that there are five locks within two miles is a challenge for boat crews but adds to the interest of the route for the walker. The Corbally Branch Corbally Harbour Mooneys Bridge To Athgarvan Hoares Bridge N7 R407 Winterscene, at Abbey Bridge, Naas 50 GPS 53.1675 -6.7427 COUNTY KILDARE’S TOW PATH TRAILS COUNTY KILDARE’S TOW PATH TRAILS The Old Gasworks, Naas The fact that there are five locks within two miles is a challenge for boat crews but adds to the interest of the route for the walker. Cross the bridge nearest to Naas - known as the Abbey Bridge from the story that its stone was re-cycled from an old monastic foundation - and walk towards Naas harbour along a track on the east bank.