Great Britain » Wey & Goldaming Navigations | Wey & Arun Kanal | England

A charming, old link between River Thames and the Channel

Wey & Goldaming Navigations | Wey & Arun Kanal | England: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 191 km
Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: with urban surroundings, for sporty people
Profile of waterway: Not navigable all through
Facilities groundside: Hardly existent

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Basingstoke Canal | England

Wey Navigation
This river which is leaving the Thames near London is just as well a quiet and secluded waterway. There are a lot of beautiful houses and gardens along it. Since this is a combined river – canal – waterway, the headroom should be taken care of in the rain.

Wey & Arun Canal
The waterway used to connect Wey Navigation with River Arun and therewith the west of London to the Channel. There are activities for restoration of this canal as well and therefore some kilometers with 2 locks have been reopened south of Loxwood. But connection to River Arun is probably not going to be redone.

River Arun
With ideal water level, the tidal river is navigable to the bridge of Pulsborough. There is a slip.

Wey & Goldaming Navigations, Hausboot & Narrowboot - hirers
Guilford: Guilford Boat House / Farncombe: Farncombe Boat House

Wey & Goldaming Navigations, Houseboat & Narrowboat - hirers

Guilford: Guilford Boat House /

Farncombe: Farncombe Boat House

The Wey Valley

When the Goldaming Navigation was built one houndert yiers after the Wey Navigations it effectively extendet the extent of the navigable waterway by four miles to reach the prosperous town of Goldaming, then a considerable industrial centre especially for the clothing industrie. ....


No. 7  River Thames & the Southern Waterways  |  Nicholson

Author: Harper Collins / Editor: Nicholson  /  Language: English
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Navigational notes include: Planning a cruise, using a lock and bridges, winding holes, boatyards and local services. Also: The history of each canal, places of interest, pubs and restaurants, opportunities for walking and cycling. Covers the Basingstoke, Bridgwater & Taunton, Exeter, Grand Western and Kennet & Avon canals and the rivers Thames and Wey. Spiralbounding, size: A5

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