The Wey & Arun Canal

Enjoy a scenic boat trip through locks along the idyllic, restored section of the Wey and Arun Canal from the Canal Centre at Loxwood, West Sussex. Catch sight of kingfishers, swans, dragonflies and other wildlife plus an abundance of wild flowers.

Public boat trips run every weekend between April and October but why not charter a boat for a private cruise which can be arranged to suit your departure time and give you a choice of trip length; it's ideal for family parties, celebrations, and group outings for 9-50 people. The electrically powered boat Wiggonholt has an access lift.
Light refreshments are available on request, or picnics may be brought onto the boats. Alternatively, the nearby Onslow Arms public house can provide cream teas and Ploughman’s. A variety of special events run throughout the year including Mothering Sunday, Easter, Father’s Day, Pirates & Princesses, Sunset Cruises, Cream Teas and Santa. This is a beautiful area for walking, cycling and a range of activities such as photography and bird watching.
The Canal was built between 1787 and 1816 to link the Rivers Wey and Arun forming an inland waterway linking London to the South Coast. It was used to transport valuable cargo including gold bullion, gunpowder, coal, bricks, chalk and agricultural produce until the coming of the railways. Formally abandoned in 1871 most of the original canal route is still identifiable. Since 1971 the Wey and Arun Canal Trust has been working to re-open this 23 mile waterway.

Next Event in The Wey & Arun Canal

Quiz & Nibbles – Friday 17th August

Enjoy a quiz, a glass of wine and a selection of ‘nibbles’ whilst gently cruising along the beautiful canal. 6.30pm to 8.00pm. £40 per table…

Quiz & Nibbles - Friday 17th August
  • 17-08-2018

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Fishers Adventure Farm Park

Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green RH14 0EG

4.0 km

Petworth House & Park

Church Street, Petworth GU28 0AE

10.7 km

Pulborough

Spiro Cl, Pulborough RH20 1FG

11.4 km

Upperton Vineyards

Tillington, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0RD

11.9 km

Nutbourne Vineyards

Gay Street Nr. Pulborough West Sussex RH20 2HH

12.0 km

Parham House & Gardens

Pulborough, West Sussex RH20 4HS

16.1 km

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Amberley, Nr Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9LT

18.5 km

Hollycombe: Steam in the Country

Iron Hill, Midhurst Rd, Liphook GU30 7LP

19.2 km

Buchan Country Park

Horsham Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 9HQ

22.0 km

Arundel Museum

Mll Road, Arundel BN18 9PA

23.0 km

Arundel Castle

Arundel BN18 9AB

23.3 km

India Gate Arundel

3/5 Mill Lane, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9AH

23.3 km

india gate

3/5 Mill Lane, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9AH

23.3 km

Arundel

Crown Yard, River Rd, Arundel BN18 9JW

23.4 km

Crawley

Crawley, West Sussex

23.5 km

Arundel Lido

Queen Street, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9JG

23.5 km

Go Ape

RH10 5PQ

23.7 km

Weald & Downland Living Museum

Singleton, Chichester PO18 0EU

24.2 km

Fontwell Park Racecourse

Fontwell Ave, Fontwell, Arundel BN18 0SX

25.1 km

Goodwood House

Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0PX

26.4 km

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

TANGMERE Nr Chichester, West Sussex PO20 2ES

27.8 km

Littlehampton

Littlehampton BN17 5EW

28.2 km

Look & Sea! Visitor Centre

63-65 Surrey Street, Littlehampton BN17 5AW

28.4 km

Harbour Park

Windmill Rd, Littlehampton BN17 5LH

28.9 km

Norfolk Garden Buccaneer Bay Adventure Golf

Littlehampton Address Sea Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex. BN17 5TJ

28.9 km

Worthing

Worthing, West Sussex

29.0 km

Wakehurst – Kew’s Wild Botanic Garden in Sussex

Wakehurst Farmhouse, Selsfield Rd, Ardingly, Haywards Heath RH17 6TN

30.1 km

Haywards Heath

Haywards Heath RH17 6TN

30.1 km

Chichester Festival Theatre

Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP

30.6 km

Chichester

chichester

31.0 km

The Novium Museum

Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH

31.3 km

Chichester Ship Canal

Canal Wharf, Chichester PO19 8DT

31.9 km

Air Arena Trampoline Park

Chichester Gate, Chichester PO19 8EL

32.1 km

South Downs Planetarium

Sir Patrick Moore Building, Kingsham Rd, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8AE

32.1 km

Butlins

Upper Bognor Rd, Bognor Regis PO21 1JJ

32.3 km

WildForest Falls Adventure Golf

Hotham Park, Upper Bognor Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex. PO21 1HN

32.4 km

Regis Centre

Belmont Street Bognor Regis West Sussex PO21 1BL

33.0 km

Bognor Regis

Bognor Regis PO21 1SY

33.3 km

Stansted Park House & Grounds

Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire PO9 6DX

34.4 km

Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Lane Chalton Waterlooville Hampshire PO8 0BG

35.4 km

Arlington Bluebell Walk & Farm Trail

Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield, West Sussex , TN22 3QL

36.7 km

Drusillas Park

Alfriston, East Sussex BN26 5QS

37.1 km

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust

Cobnor Point, Chidham, West Sussex, PO18 8TE

37.2 km

Solar Heritage Solar Boat Tours

Chichester Harbour, Itchenor PO20 7AW

37.6 km

Brighton

Brighton BN2 1TW

37.9 km

Sea Life Centre Brighton

Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB

38.7 km

Earnley Butterflies

133 Almodington Ln, Earnley, Chichester PO20 7JR

39.5 km

Stubcroft Farm Campsite

Stubcroft Farm, Stubcroft Ln, East Wittering, Chichester PO20 8PJ

40.1 km

Stubcroft Farm

Stubcroft Lane, East Wittering, Chichester P020 8PJ

40.2 km

Alfriston

Alfriston, West Sussex

54.9 km

Mercy Inn

61 High St, Arundel BN18 9AJ

23.3 km

India Gate Restaurant Arundel

3/5 Mill Lane, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9AH

23.3 km

Model Weekend

49 High St, Arundel BN18 9AG

23.3 km

Galleria

19A-21 Tarrant St, Arundel BN18 9DG

23.4 km

Internet Cafe

18 Tarrant St, Arundel BN18 9DJ

23.4 km

Eat Me

The Steampacket, 54 River Rd, Littlehampton BN17 5BZ

28.3 km

Recreational Parks

27 West St, Chichester PO19 1RW

31.4 km

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