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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

No wildlife, and paths nearly unpassable westwards due to large ponds, and large amounts of claggy clay. We could find nothing on the path about the history of the canalMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank balibob
194davev, Manager at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wildlife is seen along the canal. Please have a look at our website wildlife photo page which contains many photos of wildlife seen along the canal. We have had a lot of rain recently and it is a country canal. Footpaths and bridleways in the...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Just bowled over by the beauty, the colours, the peace anf how well its kept. I cannot wait to return

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane G
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you very much, Jane G.

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Lovely day spent on the Loxwood canal with a cream tea. Staff were so efficient and kind to those who were a little unsure of their footing. Lovely views and interesting going through the locks. The scones and tea were delicious and a lovely way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you very much MoCoWestSussex

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the boats were unable to run because of environmental issues, but this did not ruin our day and instead we walked along the canal. A great walk, although it was a shame to see so much algae, I really hope it clears up for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you very much, Theresa J

Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you teresa460

Reviewed 30 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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194davev, Canal centre supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you champagne020

Reviewed 24 July 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank davenannp
194davev, Canal Centre Supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you very much

Reviewed 23 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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194davev, Canal centre supervisor at Wey & Arun Canal Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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 24 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

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

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Steve W
9 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
9 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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