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Wey & Arun Canal Trust

| Loxwood Canal Centre, Loxwood RH14 0RD, England
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Good little hour trip

Had a nice little trip this afternoon in the sunshine. You go through a couple of locks so the kids... read more

Reviewed today
Poopyscoop
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Brighton
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Enjoyable Easter Canal boat ride

We went on here a couple of days after my relative's birthday. The staff were extremely kind and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
812william
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West Sussex, 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 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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| Loxwood Canal Centre, Loxwood RH14 0RD, England
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"hour trip"
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"onslow arms"
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"great trip"
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"either direction"
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"santa trip"
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had a nice little trip this afternoon in the sunshine. You go through a couple of locks so the kids liked it. Not huge amounts to see but was good fun.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on here a couple of days after my relative's birthday. The staff were extremely kind and welcoming to us and they were fantastic. They even sang happy birthday to my relative, which made their day. The hot cross buns and drinks were delicious...More

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194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trust is working to improve a section of canal from the Onslow Arms. Nice walk to be had with or without dogs to enjoy beautiful countryside. The trust also runs canal boat trips from the Onslow on special occasions .Bank Holidays etc.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

A little birthday excursion for my then 3yrs old. Great staff giving commentary and making things both insightful and fun for kids and adults alike. Really showed off the passion they had which made the 1.5hr sail enjoyable. Very good value for money to go...More

Thank Michael J
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194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you. We look forward to seeing you again. Have a look at our web site for Special Events, Easter or Pirates & Princesses may be of interest to you.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I have been familiar with the project to restore the Wey and Arun Canal, derelict since the 1870's, for many years. When we visited in October, the trip boat wasn't running, so we walked along the restored canal from Loxwood to see progress, and enjoy...More

Thank Heidi F
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194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you and welcome to the Wey & Arun Canal Trust.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I had heard lovely things from others about visiting Santa on the Arun and Wey Canal so I eagerly booked up in September for our 23/12/17 visit. It cost £30 for two adults and one child so not cheap. We arrived at our departure point...More

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194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

We were sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your Santa Trip. Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us and the toys were on their 3rd day out in the dampness and wet. We tried to make the area festive. We assure you...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Took the "long" trip which took about 3 hours which was fine for me as I was brandishing a camera most of the time but for my partner the shorter journey would have been better. Next time we go, there will be a next time,...More

Thank Richard B
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Dave V, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Have been on these canal trips several times throughout the year and they really are great fun. Easter and Christmas trips are lovely with egg hunts and mulled wine. My mother loves it, especially as they allowed her dog on board. During school holidays they...More

Thank 733londongirl
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Dave V, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon! 25 Friends on a private charter for 3 hours gently exploring the locks and route of part of this magical canal. Run and maintained by volunteers it is well worth a visit!

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Dave V, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

It is nice to know that you had a wonderful afternoon on your private charter. Thank you for your kind comments.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I took my elderly members of my club on the canal. They had a lovely time just sitting, watching and chatting. The men helping us on and off the barge were so helpful. A huge thank you to them for making the afternoon trip really...More

Thank copperwood3
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Dave V, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

It is good to know that your club members had a lovely time on your boat trip with us. Thank you for your kind comments.

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CaptainCrumb
7 February 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen anyone fishing there.
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ElaineG222
14 July 2017|
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Response from Sandra A | Reviewed this property |
Hi there-yes there is a towpath running alongside and many people walk or cycle along the stretch.Hope that helps :)
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