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A great place to have a leisurely walk

This was our third time walking this canal and are so impressed with the work the trust do here to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
teresa460
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Peaceful

We booked this trip as part of Spirit of Sussex coach trip.The coach trip was brilliant we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
champagne020
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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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...more
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| Loxwood Canal Centre, Loxwood RH14 0RD, England
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+44 1403 752403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third time walking this canal and are so impressed with the work the trust do here to bring it back to life it so peacefull and you can see lots of dragonflies and damsels as well as some small fish, the water...More

Thank teresa460
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you teresa460

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this trip as part of Spirit of Sussex coach trip.The coach trip was brilliant we were picked up first and dropped of first and also included a trip to Arundel.The Boat was the small one and only provides tea and coffee, and, as...More

Thank champagne020
194davev, Canal centre supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you champagne020

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful trip with friendly crew. Some folk brought a picnic, good idea for next time. They do special themed trips likr pirate trips, cream tea trips. Great value

Thank davenannp
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit and see what the place was all about, good decision on such a lovely day. Walk along the footpath seeing some lovely scenery, couldn’t recommend more highly

Thank Mick D
194davev, Canal centre supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mick D

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Went with friends for a canal trip with afternoon cream tea. Lovely location and friendly volunteers. Boat is very cramped and uncomfortable for eating. You are pushed right up to the table which is also very small. The table seats 4 and very difficult to...More

Thank Rodkoi
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Sorry to hear that you were disappointed. Your comments have been passed on to the Special Events Committee.

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Arrived to find a large parking area right next to the boarding point, also a couple of wooden benches, right by the canal, which was a pleasant spot to eat our picnic, & wait for our boarding time.Tickets were collected from the shop, which had...More

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194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you very much

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Fabulous evening with tables of 4 set up ready for a quiche and salad dinner followed by trifle and a glass of Pimms. Boat was decorated with fairy lights. A lovely way to spend a summer evening with friends. Run entirely by volunteers who are...More

Thank Julie D
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We were with a group of friends for the mid summer evening cruise. After drinks in the Onslow Arms(separate review) we boarded the electric barge. We were made to feel very welcome. Embrace the barge, yes the tables are small, but it is clean and...More

Thank Julia S
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Wewalked along the canal on the bank.Lovely day and dry ground.We walked approx. 3 miles in all.Several other walkers around.There are some seatsalong the way if you need to rest,or just sit and watch the world go by.Well worth a visit.

Thank linda b
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you.

Reviewed 4 June 2018

My husband and I were very fortunate to be given a surprise 2 hour trip on The Whey and Arun Canal following a lovely pub lunch. How easy it was to appreciate England's green and pleasant land on board the "Josias Jessop" canal boat. The...More

Thank DebbieTheCritic
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you, I will pass on your thanks to the skipper and crew.

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Steve W
10 August 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
10 June 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
4 May 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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