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Wey & Arun Canal Trust

Loxwood, United Kingdom
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About Wey & Arun Canal Trust
We operate public trip boats every weekend from the beginning of April until the end of October. During the year we have special event cruises, Cream Teas, Pirates & Princesses and evening trips. Trips can be booked online. Our boats are available for private charter. The canal provides a wildlife corridor through Sussex & Surrey. You can walk the canal route using the Wey South Path. You can bring your own canoe to the canal at Loxwood, canoe licence details are on our website. Books, Walking Guides, souvenirs, canal history & restoration details and local tourist information leaflets are available from Loxwood Canal Centre. For further details please see our website.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is extraordinary to see the effort that the volunteers are going to in order to restore the famous link between the rivers Arun and Wey which links to the Thames. It’s a great place for a cruise on one of their boats or a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party consisted of all ages from teenagers to pensioners and it was a lovely peaceful trip for just over 2 hours. The crew were skilled and friendly. We had prebooked a cream tea from the adjacent 'Onslow Arms' which was servey by the crew...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pauline and Bob A
194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your 50th Wedding Anniversary Cruise and hope to welcome you back in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely morning out The place is really nice and a great day out for families The staff are all volunteers and do a 10/10 job They treat you really good and are very helpful Take the time out to go here and have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jita H
194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your morning out and found our wonderful volunteers helpful. We hope to welcome you back some time in the near future!

Reviewed July 25, 2019

We arrived with a kayak to paddle south to the limit of navigation, on the hottest day of July. Everyone was very friendly and we are so impressed with what everyone has done here, renovating this section of the canal. Whether you are walking the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JRSpigot
194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and made the most of the hottest day. We look forward to seeing you along the canal again soon.

Reviewed June 26, 2019

This is one of our most enjoyable walks along the canal from Loxwood. Starting from the Onslow Arms pub heading northwards, the return saunter is about two hours of beautiful scenery and wildlife. A couple of benches along the way too.More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chris C
194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy walking along the canal and agree that there's plenty of beautiful wildlife to see if you're lucky enough to spot it. We hope to see you stroll past again...More

Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Another fantastic evening on the Wey and Arun. Great crew, good picnic food and the Pimms was flowing, and all to help raise funds for more restoration.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Colincoach
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2019

Thank you, glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

We combined lunch at the Onslow Arms next door with the 2.5 hr round trip to Drungewick Slipway for my father’s 91st birthday treat. We all absolutely loved it, a trip down memory lane for my father to be on a canal. The crew were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RuthK907
194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you and your father enjoyed the trip and found our crew friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you aboard again soon!

Reviewed June 3, 2019

We had a wonderful Sunny Sunday afternoon gliding up the canal in an electric boat through a couple of locks. Very peaceful.

Date of experience: June 2019
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194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are pleased that you found the cruise peaceful and that you were lucky enough to have sunny weather. We hope to welcome you aboard again soon!

Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

Lovely 90 minute trip along the restored canal, complete with working locks. Friendly staff / volunteers both on the barge and in the shop. A gentle and relaxing way to spend the Bank Holiday afternoon. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: May 2019
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194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your Bank Holiday trip and found our volunteers to be friendly. We hope to welcome you aboard again soon!

Reviewed May 15, 2019

We had wanted to take a trip on the canal for a long time. We took the opportunity of a visit by French family who are keen on all boats and ships We chose the longest cruise, 2h30 with two locks for £12 per passenger...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank NigandNat
194davev, Front Office Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your trip and thought it was good value for money. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you aboard again soon!

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Steve W
August 9, 2018|
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Response from champagne020 | Reviewed this property |
I had a query and just phoned the number on website left message and they got back to me.They are very friendly and helpful.
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LynneC952
June 9, 2018|
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Response from 194davev | Property representative |
Good afternoon, sorry to have missed this question. The canal is very much a restoration project. We have about 4 miles of canal open but as yet there is no link to from the Wey navigation for your boat.
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Paul G
May 4, 2018|
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Response from 194davev | Property representative |
Good afternoon. Dogs are allowed on public trips at the Skipper's discretion but not charter trips. Best wishes Canal Centre
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